Friday, June 3, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Rusin vs. Drew Pomeranz
The Colorado Rockies visit Petco Park on Friday to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Chris Rusin for the Rockies and Drew Pomeranz for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +122 and San Diego at -132. The over/under was set at 7. The Rockies have a 27-24-1 over/under record and a 27-25-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Padres are 34-20-0 against the run line and have a 27-26-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 63% of the time.
The Rockies head into this matchup with a 24-28 record, including 14-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Chris Rusin has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.75 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 33 strikeouts over his 41.2 innings pitched and he has given up 49 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.93. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 190 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen while being struck out 152 times and walking 55 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.92 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.36 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 509 base hits and 263 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 154 batters and struck out 378. They walk 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team, Colorado is batting .275, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .256 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332 which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.62 hits per game. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .307 and his on-base percentage is at .352. He has 62 hits this season along with 35 runs scored and 23 runs batted in. He's struck out 40 times and has walked 14 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .286 and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 57 hits so far while scoring 37 runs and he's driven in 43. He has walked 21 times and has struck out 23 times. The Rockies have 501 hits, including 108 doubles and 65 home runs. They've stolen 19 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 18 times. Colorado has walked 152 times this season and they've struck out 397 times as a unit. They've left 343 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 265 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this matchup with a 11-15 home record and a 21-33 overall mark. With an earned run average of 2.48, Drew Pomeranz has a 4-5 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 58 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 35 hits. He has allowed 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.14. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 187 times and walking 93 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.18 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 472 base knocks and 237 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 58 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 224 hitters and struck out 444. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .220 average at home. The Padres hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 25th in baseball with 7.89 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .273 and he has an OBP of .309. He has 56 hits this year along with 29 runs scored and 25 RBI. He's struck out 50 times and has walked on 12 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .286 and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 58 hits so far while he's scored 23 runs and drove in 16. He has earned a walk 14 times and has punched out 48 times. The Padres as a unit have 426 base hits, including 87 doubles and 54 homers. They have 34 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 13 times. San Diego as a team has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out 504 times. They've had 330 men left on base and have an OPS of .661. They score 3.85 runs per game and have totaled 208 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 27-24-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 27-25-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 27-26-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 34-20-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
05/25/16 P Boone Logan Shoulder 15-day DL (5/18)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
05/07/16 C Nick Hundley Oblique 15-day DL (5/6)
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 Tyler Anderson Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
San Diego Padres
05/31/16 P Cesar Vargas Elbow 15-day DL (5/29)
05/09/16 2B Jemile Weeks Hamstring 15-day DL (5/8)
04/21/16 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (4/18)
04/21/16 2B Cory Spangenberg Quad 15-day DL (4/20)
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 15-day DL (4/5)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 15-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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