Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 5/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Nationals Park is the site where the Washington Nationals (14-30) will take on the Colorado Rockies (20-22) on Thursday. The pitchers taking the mound are German Marquez and Patrick Corbin.
The Rockies have earned 68 doubles as a unit and have knocked 40 baseballs out of the park. Colorado is slugging .400 and have struck out 325 times, while being walked on 122 occasions. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 9th in MLB. They have 181 RBI's as well as 370 base knocks over the course of the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .260. They have 193 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .324.
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Rockies pitchers have allowed 39 home runs in addition to 221 runs in total (27th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 137 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.10 as a unit on the year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.18 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.46. The Rockies have a team earned run average of 4.71 so far this year (26th in the league), and the staff has struck out 299 batters.
Rockies pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 36 times and also have had 40 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 17 holds over the course of the season (26th in the league). The Rockies bullpen have recorded a save rate of 77.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 35 save situations. They have accumulated 14 saves on the year and have blown 4 of their 18 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 72 runners so far this year with 31.9% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Rockies have dispatched 136 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Rockies have transformed 65.7% of balls hit into play into outs in their 3,231 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 30th in MLB. The Colorado Rockies have earned 1,077 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 425 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .979 which has them sitting 28th in MLB, and have a total of 50 double plays.
Marquez (55-45 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 3.89 while facing 3,636 batters in the major leagues. He has allowed 856 hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has 248 walks. His ERA is 4.37 (417 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.286. Marquez has taken the ball for 858 innings and has accumulated 855 K's thus far in his career.
The Washington Nationals have accumulated a team OBP of .314 and a batting average of .251 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 324 occasions (26th in MLB) and have recorded 371 base hits. Washington has tallied 27 home runs so far this season to go along with 163 RBIs. The Nationals have a team slugging % of .357 and they are recording 3.91 runs per outing (22nd in MLB). They have put up 69 two-baggers, while getting a free base 125 times as well as scoring 172 runs.
The Washington pitching staff have surrendered 236 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 5.15 (220 earned runs surrendered). They have allowed 51 dingers and they allow 5.53 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball). The Nationals have a team WHIP of 1.478 and have a FIP of 4.58 as a team on the year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.04 (346 strikeouts vs 170 free passes). They come in at 29th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 398.
Washington relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 34.9% of 86 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 25 times in high leverage situations and on 47 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 22 save situations, the Nationals have compiled 14 holds and 4 blown saves. They sit at 29th in MLB holding a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 171 relief pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Washington has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 8 save chances and they have walked away with 4 saves.
The Washington Nationals have gotten 32 double plays and have a fielding rate of .979 (27th in pro baseball). The Nationals have recorded 388 assists, 32 errors and have accumulated 1,127 putouts during this campaign. In 3,381 innings on the field, the Nationals have a efficiency on defense of 67.0% (28th in MLB).
So far in his MLB career, Corbin has given up 1,444 base knocks while he has tallied 1,377 strikeouts in 1,428 innings pitched. Corbin (81-91 career mark) is the owner of a 4.16 earned run average and has allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 661 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.318 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.14 and he has gone up against 6,086 hitters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington
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