Colorado Rockies vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 6/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Friday, June 24, 2022
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
The Minnesota Twins (38-32) will try to defeat the Colorado Rockies (30-39) at Target Field on Friday. The expected starting pitchers are German Marquez and Dylan Bundy.
Colorado is slugging .401 and have been called out on strikes 550 times, while being walked on 207 occasions. They have earned 301 RBI's and 622 base knocks this season, and their batting average comes in at .261. The Rockies have compiled 111 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 64 baseballs out of the park. They have racked up 319 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .325. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.6 runs per game, which has them sitting at 12th in the league.
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The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.98 for the season (27th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 496 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 221 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.23 as a squad so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.24 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.45. Rockies pitchers have surrendered 71 home runs and 380 total runs (29th in MLB).
The Rockies have sent 222 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 95 runners this year and 35.8% of them ended up scoring. They have recorded 19 saves on the year and have blown 6 out of their 25 save opportunities. The Rockies relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 76.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 51 save situations. The relievers have notched 26 holds over the course of the season (28th in the league). Rockies pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 57 times as well as having 79 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 1,833 putouts this year, in addition to 681 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .978 which is 30th in baseball, and have a total of 69 double plays. The Rockies have turned 66.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,499 innings on the field, ranking them 30th in the majors.
Marquez (57-46 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.94 and he has gone up against 3,765 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 887 base hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has 260 walks. His ERA is 4.43 (437 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.293. Marquez has pitched in 887 frames and has 882 K's so far in his MLB career.
Minnesota has a total of 82 home runs on the campaign as well as 302 runs batted in. They have recorded 124 two-baggers, while getting a free base 236 times as well as putting up 315 runs. The Minnesota Twins have accounted for a team OBP of .324 and a batting average of .252 this year. The Twins have a SLG% of .414 and they score 4.50 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have been rung up on 585 instances (15th in MLB) and have notched a total of 593 base hits.
The Twins hold a team WHIP of 1.249 with a FIP of 4.13 as a staff so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.86 (578 strikeouts vs 202 walks). They come in at 17th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 571. They have given up 85 long balls and they allow 4.25 runs per 9 innings (14th in MLB). The Minnesota pitching staff have allowed 292 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 3.94 (271 earned runs allowed).
Minnesota relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 25.0% out of 92 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 71 times in high leverage situations and also on 60 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 75 save situations, the Twins have amassed 47 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. They sit at 22nd in the league with a save rate of 59.3%, and they have sent 232 relievers onto the field on the campaign. Minnesota has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 27 save opportunities and they have earned 16 saves.
Out of their 5,571 innings played, the Twins hold a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (11th in baseball). The Minnesota Twins have gotten 49 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (14th in the majors). The Twins have racked up 577 assists, 37 errors and have earned 1,857 putouts for the season.
Bundy (50-60 win-loss mark in his career) has a 4.75 earned run average and has allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.00 and he has gone up against 3,526 hitters thus far in his career. He has given up 435 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.308 and having a FIP of 4.7. So far in his pro baseball career, Bundy has conceded 812 base knocks while he has earned 802 strikeouts in 824 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Minnesota
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