Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Eddie Butler vs. Andrew Cashner
The Colorado Rockies visit Petco Park on Tuesday to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Eddie Butler for the Rockies and Andrew Cashner for the Padres. The Rockies have a 13-10-1 over/under record and a 14-10-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 58% of the time. The Padres are 14-11-0 against the run line and have a 12-12-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 56% of the time.
The Rockies head into this matchup with a 12-12 record, including 8-4 on the road. Starting pitcher Eddie Butler has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 0.86. He has 4 strikeouts over his 2.1 innings pitched and he has given up 2 hits so far this season. He has allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of -0.36. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 94 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen while being struck out 80 times and walking 30 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.86 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.39. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 232 base hits and 129 earned runs. They have allowed 33 home runs this season and they allow 1.4 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 75 batters and struck out 188. They walk 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
As a team, Colorado is batting .274, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .255 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .492 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.62 hits per game. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .337 and his on-base percentage is at .388. He has 32 hits this season along with 16 runs scored and 12 runs batted in. He's struck out 19 times and has walked 8 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .305 and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 29 hits so far while scoring 23 runs and he's driven in 25. He has walked 10 times and has struck out 10 times. The Rockies have 231 hits, including 50 doubles and 39 home runs. They've stolen 15 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 8 times. Colorado has walked 81 times this season and they've struck out 193 times as a unit. They've left 158 men on base and have a team OPS of .830. They score 5.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 132 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this matchup with a 4-8 home record and a 9-16 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.94, Andrew Cashner has a 1-2 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 23.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 24 hits. He has allowed 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.91. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.47 and they have given up 93 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .278 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 76 times and walking 35 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.15 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.50. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 221 base knocks and 111 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 26 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a staff has walked 93 hitters and struck out 201. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.21.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 21st in the league while putting together a .219 average at home. The Padres hold a .357 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296 which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in baseball with 8 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .300 and he has an OBP of .339. He has 30 hits this year along with 14 runs scored and 13 RBI. He's struck out 30 times and has walked on 7 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .260 and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 26 hits so far while he's scored 10 runs and drove in 9. He has earned a walk 9 times and has punched out 28 times. The Padres as a unit have 200 base hits, including 38 doubles and 19 homers. They have 17 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 9 times. San Diego as a team has walked 70 times this year and they have struck out 244 times. They've had 163 men left on base and have an OPS of .653. They score 3.8 runs per game and have totaled 95 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 13-10-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 14-10-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 12-12-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 14-11-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
04/27/16 P Jorge DeLaRosa Groin 15-day DL (4/27)
04/23/16 P Miguel Castro Shoulder 15-day DL (4/18)
04/10/16 P Adam Ottavino Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jason Motte Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Tyler Anderson Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Tyler Matzek Personal 15-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 2B Daniel Descalso Hand 15-day DL (3/25)
San Diego Padres
04/23/16 3B Alexi Amarista Hamstring 15-day DL (4/20)
04/21/16 2B Cory Spangenberg Quad 15-day DL (4/20)
04/21/16 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 15-day DL (4/18)
04/11/16 3B Yangervis Solarte Hamstring 15-day DL (4/10)
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 15-day DL (4/5)
04/08/16 P Matt Thornton Achilles 15-day DL (4/4)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 15-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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