Detroit Tigers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/30/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, June 30, 2023
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Coors Field is the site where the Colorado Rockies (32-50) will meet the Detroit Tigers (34-45) on Friday. The pitchers who are expected to start are Michael Lorenzen and Austin Gomber.
Detroit has a slugging rate of .360 and have struck out 708 times, while drawing a walk on 259 occasions. They have tallied 287 RBI's and 607 hits this season, while their team batting average is at .228. The Tigers have accrued 120 doubles as a squad and have knocked 71 balls out of the stadium. They are sitting with 296 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .299. As a team, the Detroit Tigers are notching 3.8 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 28th in MLB.
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Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.90 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.27. Tigers pitchers have surrendered 99 long balls and 379 runs (21st in the league). Detroit has relinquished 661 base hits (8.5 per 9 innings) and also 345 earned runs. The Tigers are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.41 for the season (20th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 663 hitters. They have walked 229 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.29 as a team over the course of the season.
The Tigers have sent 254 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. The relievers have inherited 128 base runners so far this year and 35.9% of those players crossed the plate. They have recorded 17 saves over the course of the season and have blown 13 of their 30 save chances. The Tigers bullpen have compiled a save rate of 56.7% and has entered the game in 77 save situations. The relievers have earned 45 holds this season (9th in baseball). Tigers pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 90 times and also have had 88 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Detroit Tigers have 2,111 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 685 assists and 49 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which puts them in 27th in MLB, and have 58 double plays. The Tigers have turned 69.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,333 innings on the field, ranking them 10th in the majors.
Lorenzen (33-34 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 4.30 while he has gone up against 2,759 hitters in the majors. He has allowed 603 base hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) with 260 free passes. His ERA is 4.08 (294 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.332. Lorenzen has taken the mound for 648 frames and has accounted for 549 strikeouts thus far in his career.
The Rockies hold a slugging % of .404 and they score 4.37 runs per outing (19th in the league). They have tallied 171 doubles, while taking a walk 236 times and putting up 358 runs. Colorado has knocked in 72 home runs so far this season as well as 343 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 742 instances (6th in the league) and have recorded 708 hits. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with an OBP of .317 as well as a batting average of .255 for the year.
The Colorado pitching staff have allowed 485 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 5.68 (449 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 119 homers and they concede 6.14 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league). The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.559 and have a FIP of 5.25 as a squad on the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 7.60 (598 strikeouts vs 321 free passes). They sit at 30th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 788.
Colorado has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 29 save opportunities and they have come away with 18 saves. They rank 17th in the league with a save rate of 62.1%, and they have dispatched 266 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 61 times in high leverage situations in addition to 74 occasions with base runners. Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 34.4% out of 128 inherited runners. With 54 save situations, the Rockies have accrued 23 holds and also 11 blown saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 86 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in professional baseball). The Rockies have 779 assists, 46 errors and have notched a total of 2,135 putouts on the season. In 6,405 innings played, the Rockies have a efficiency on defense of 67.0% (29th in pro baseball).
Gomber (26-26 win-loss record in his career) has a 5.09 ERA while giving up 9.3 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.35 and he has faced 1,816 hitters in his MLB career. He has given up 238 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.390 and having a FIP of 4.7. During his pro baseball career, Gomber has surrendered 434 hits while earning 355 punch outs in 421 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Detroit
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