Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 7/23/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Miami Marlins
Date: Sunday, July 23, 2023
Location: loanDepot park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Miami Marlins (53-45) are welcoming the Colorado Rockies (37-59) at loanDepot park on Sunday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Chase Anderson and Jesus Luzardo.
Colorado has a slugging % of .402 and have struck out 873 times, while being walked on 264 occasions. They have accumulated 398 RBI's and 814 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average sits at .251. The Rockies have accounted for 185 doubles as a unit and have hit 92 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 416 runs and have an OBP of .312. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 20th in MLB.
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The Rockies have a team ERA of 5.62 this year (29th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 683 hitters. Rockies pitchers have relinquished 138 home runs and 562 runs in total (29th in the league). They have walked 357 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 5.21 as a squad for the year. Colorado has yielded 923 hits (9.9 per 9 innings) and also 522 earned runs. Their K/BB ratio is 1.91 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.53.
The Rockies have sent 316 relievers to the hill for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 147 base runners over the course of the season and 33.3% of those runners crossed the plate. They have earned 21 saves so far this year and have not converted 14 out of their 35 chances to get a save. The Rockies relievers have a save rate of 60.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 66 save situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 29 holds on the year (29th in the league). Rockies pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 89 times in addition to having 74 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Colorado Rockies have earned 2,510 putouts this season, in addition to 910 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .985 which has them ranked 20th in baseball, and have a total of 102 double plays. The Rockies have converted 67.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of 7,530 innings, ranking them 29th in baseball.
Anderson (58-54 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.78 while he has gone up against 4,292 opposing batters in the majors. He has conceded 976 base knocks (8.6 hits per nine innings) with 345 free passes. His ERA is 4.36 (493 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.298. Anderson has pitched in 1,017 innings and is sitting with 855 punch outs so far in his career.
The Marlins have a SLG% of .402 and they tally 4.15 runs per contest (26th in MLB). They have hit 156 doubles, while walking 264 times as well as recording 407 runs. Miami has knocked in 91 long balls so far this season as well as 387 RBIs. They have struck out on 782 instances (23rd in baseball) and have earned a total of 886 base hits. The Miami Marlins have accumulated an OBP of .323 as well as a team batting average of .265 so far this year.
The Miami pitching staff have conceded 424 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 4.12 (397 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 107 homers and they relinquish 4.40 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league). The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.272 and have a FIP of 3.94 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 9.50 (915 strikeouts against 297 bases on balls). They are sitting at 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 807.
Sitting with 110 save situations, the Marlins have earned 65 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. Miami has had relief pitchers enter the game in 45 save chances and they have earned 28 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 128 times in high leverage situations and on 101 occasions with runners on. Miami relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 28.8% out of their 146 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 15th in MLB holding a save percentage of 62.2%, and they have sent 337 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond so far this year.
In their 7,815 innings on the field, the Marlins have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.1% (25th in professional baseball). The Miami Marlins have turned 86 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (23rd in the majors). The Marlins have recorded 865 assists, 57 errors and have accounted for 2,605 putouts this season.
So far in his MLB career, Luzardo has surrendered 340 base knocks while totaling 424 K's in 380 frames. He has conceded a total of 178 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.245 and having a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.19 and he has gone up against 1,594 batters thus far in his career. Luzardo (21-23 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.22 ERA while giving up 8.1 hits per nine innings.
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