San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/1/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Coors Field is where the Colorado Rockies (41-64) will attempt to defeat the San Diego Padres (52-54) on Tuesday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Ryan Weathers and Peter Lambert.
San Diego has a slugging rate of .410 and have been called out on strikes 883 times, while taking a walk on 442 occasions. They have 461 RBI's as well as 834 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is .238. The Padres have tallied 184 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 134 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 481 runs scored while having a team OBP of .327. As a squad, the San Diego Padres are scoring 4.5 runs per game, which is 13th in the league.
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Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.62 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.26. Padres pitchers have surrendered 117 home runs and also 418 runs (1st in the league). San Diego has given up 827 hits (7.9 per 9 innings) in addition to 387 earned runs. The Padres are sitting with a team ERA of 3.70 this year (1st in baseball), and their staff has struck out 933 batters. They have walked 356 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.20 as a team so far this season.
Padres bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 75 times in addition to having 105 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 62 holds for the year (9th in the league). The Padres relief pitchers have a save rate of 57.4% and has entered the game in 109 save situations. They have compiled 27 saves this year and have not converted 20 of their 47 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 116 base runners this year and 35.3% of those runners ended up scoring. The Padres have dispatched 336 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Padres have converted 70.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 8,481 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 5th in MLB. The San Diego Padres have accounted for 2,827 putouts thus far, as well as 953 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .989 which has them ranked 3rd in pro baseball, and have 89 double plays.
Weathers has thrown 143 innings and has 104 strikeouts in his career. Weathers (5-13 win-loss mark in his career) holds a FIP of 5.54 while facing 618 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 5.73 (91 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.490. He has allowed 162 base hits (10.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 51 walks.
The Rockies have a team SLG% of .406 and they tally 4.35 runs per game (20th in baseball). They have tallied 199 doubles, while taking a walk 285 times as well as earning 457 runs. Colorado has tallied 105 home runs on the season to go along with 437 runs batted in. They have struck out on 963 occasions (9th in baseball) and have accounted for 902 base hits. The Colorado Rockies have a team OBP of .314 and a team batting average of .254 on the campaign.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.513 with a FIP of 5.11 as a pitching staff this season. They rank 29th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,000. The Colorado pitching staff have relinquished 605 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 5.48 (558 earned runs yielded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 7.30 (748 strikeouts against 386 bases on balls). They have conceded 145 long balls and they give up 5.94 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB).
Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.3% out of their 159 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 84 times in high leverage situations and on 97 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 75 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 34 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. They rank 20th in MLB with a save rate of 59.0%, and they have sent 349 relief pitchers onto the field for the year. Colorado has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 39 save chances and they have earned 23 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 111 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in baseball). The Rockies have 997 assists, 60 errors and have 2,750 putouts so far this year. Out of their 8,250 innings played, the Rockies have earned a efficiency on defense of 67.4% (29th in MLB).
In his MLB career, Lambert has surrendered 178 base knocks and he has 101 K's in 140 frames. Lambert (5-8 career mark) holds a 6.61 ERA and has given up 11.4 hits per nine innings. He has given up 103 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.660 and a FIP of 5.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.84 and he has faced 644 opposing hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado
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