Last Updated: 2019-06-14
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies will play host to their divisional rival San Diego Padres at Coors Field. The matchup begins at 8:40 p.m. ET and fans can catch it on both ATRM and FSSD.
San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies Odds
Vegas has listed San Diego (+100) as the underdog to Colorado (-110). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at +100 for over 12.5 runs and -120 for under 12.5. This game currently has a runline of Padres +1.5 (-210) and Rockies -1.5 (+175).
The Rockies are 36-32 straight up (SU) and 36-31 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 5.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 2.1 units ATS. Colorado has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Padres, on the other hand, have gone 33-36 SU this year and are 28-40 ATS. They’re down 5.2 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 17.6 units ATS. San Diego has covered the spread only once in its last seven games and the under has cashed in three of those seven.
Colorado games have an over/under record of 33-29-5 so far in 2019. San Diego has an over/under record of 32-31-5.
Cal Quantrill will get the nod for the visiting Padres. Quantrill (1-2, 4.85 ERA) has racked up 26 punchouts in 26 innings so far. He has yet to face the Rockies this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The Rockies are putting the ball in the hands of righty Jeff Hoffman (1-3, 8.06 ERA), who has 29 punchouts and seven walks as well as a 1.56 WHIP. Hoffman did not record a start against the Padres in 2018.
As a unit, Colorado’s pitching staff has given up 5.2 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has a 5.68 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.94 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 8.3 K/9. In 22 games against NL West opponents, Rockies starters have an ERA of 5.71 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.02.
The Colorado offense has produced 5.4 runs per outing, including 5.9 per game against divisional foes and 5.4 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .278/.357/.469 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
The Rockies’ hitters have been led by third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story. Arenado is slashing .328/.385/.596 with 17 home runs, 57 RBIs and 50 runs scored, while Story is batting .278 with 16 homers, 46 RBIs, 59 runs and 11 stolen bases.
In the other dugout, San Diego’s pitching staff allowed 4.6 runs per game and its starters own a 4.15 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 8.25 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.50, along with a K/9 of 10.02.
The Padres offense has slashed .232/.296/.411 on its way to 4.0 runs scored per game this season, including 3.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.2 per game over the team’s last five contests (0-5 SU).
First baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Manny Machado continue to lead San Diego’s hitters. Hosmer is hitting .284/.331/.448 with 10 home runs, 41 RBIs and 37 runs scored, while Machado (.247/.333/.425) is up to 12 homers, 36 RBIs and 33 runs scored.
The Padres have lost 5.0 units and are 21-35 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over’s hit in 27 of those games, compared to 25 that’ve gone under against -handed starting pitchers.
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies Free MLB Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Padres, O/U – OVER
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The over has hit in three of San Diego’s last seven contests.
The Padres have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 10 over their last 10.
San Diego fielders have committed six errors over the last five contests, compared to three errors for Colorado over its last five.
The Rockies have won three of their last four games SU.