Last Updated: 2019-06-13
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies will do battle against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field. The game will start at 8:40 p.m. ET and the matchup will be televised on both ATRM and FSSD.
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies Odds
Colorado (-150) is hosting this one as the favorite over San Diego (+140) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this one at 12 runs (-105 for the over and -115 for the under). This game currently has a runline of Padres +1.5 (-155) and Rockies -1.5 (+135).
The Padres are 33-35 SU and have gone 28-39 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 3.9 units for moneyline gamblers and 16.6 units ATS. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 35-32 SU and 36-30 ATS. They’ve gained 6.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 3.6 units ATS.
Rockies games have an over/under record of 33-28-5 thus far in 2019. The Padres have an over/under record of 32-30-5.
Left-hander Matt Strahm is projected to start for the visiting Padres. Strahm is 2-5 with a 4.03 ERA and 56 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Rockies this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The Rockies are sending righty Jon Gray (5-5, 4.27 ERA) to the mound. Gray has 83 strikeouts and 31 walks as well as a 1.33 WHIP. Gray is 1-0 with 13 strikeouts and a 2.77 ERA across two starts against San Diego this year.
Colorado’s pitching staff has allowed 5.2 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Its starting pitching staff has a 5.67 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.91 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 8.3 K/9. In 21 divisional games, Rockies starters have an ERA of 5.70 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.99.
The Colorado offense has put up 5.3 runs per outing, including 5.8 per game against divisional foes and 4.2 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .244/.320/.356 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
Nolan Arenado has helped lead the Rockies’ offense this year with 17 home runs, 57 RBIs and 50 runs scored.
In the visiting dugout, San Diego’s pitching staff allowed 4.5 runs per game and its starters own a 4.04 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 8.23 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.48, along with a K/9 of 10.06.
The Padres offense has slashed .230/.295/.407 on its way to 4.0 runs scored per game this season, including 3.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).
San Diego’s hitters have been led by Eric Hosmer. Hosmer is hitting .285/.333/.449 with 10 home runs, 39 RBIs and 36 runs scored.
The Padres just lost a 4-2 game to the Giants, while the Rockies are coming off of a 10-1 loss against the Cubs.
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Padres, O/U – OVER
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The under has hit in three of Colorado’s last seven games.
The Padres have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit nine over their last 10.
The Padres have a team OPS of .703 this season and an OPS of .696 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS stands at .776 overall and .772 versus righties.
San Diego fielders have committed five errors over the last five outin, compared to two errors for Colorado over its last five.