Saturday, June 4, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Andrew Cashner
The Colorado Rockies visit Petco Park on Saturday to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Andrew Cashner for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +105 and San Diego at -115. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Rockies have a 28-24-1 over/under record and a 27-26-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Padres are 34-21-0 against the run line and have a 28-26-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 62% of the time.
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The Rockies head into this matchup with a 24-29 record, including 14-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 5.46 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 46 strikeouts over his 64.1 innings pitched and he has given up 71 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.45. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen while being struck out 156 times and walking 57 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.99 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.36 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.24. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 523 base hits and 274 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 158 batters and struck out 385. They walk 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
As a team, Colorado is batting .273, good for 4th 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 .330 which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.53 hits per game. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .306 and his on-base percentage is at .350. He has 63 hits this season along with 36 runs scored and 24 runs batted in. He's struck out 40 times and has walked 14 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .287 and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 58 hits so far while scoring 38 runs and he's driven in 44. He has walked 22 times and has struck out 23 times. The Rockies have 506 hits, including 109 doubles and 68 home runs. They've stolen 19 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 18 times. Colorado has walked 155 times this season and they've struck out 404 times as a unit. They've left 347 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 269 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this matchup with a 11-16 home record and a 21-34 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.79, Andrew Cashner has a 2-5 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 47 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 47 hits. He has allowed 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.55. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 192 times and walking 94 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.83 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.18 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 488 base knocks and 252 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 60 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 226 hitters and struck out 452. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 25th in the league while putting together a .230 average at home. The Padres hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 8.11 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .275 and he has an OBP of .310. He has 58 hits this year along with 30 runs scored and 27 RBI. He's struck out 51 times and has walked on 12 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .301 and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 63 hits so far while he's scored 25 runs and drove in 18. He has earned a walk 14 times and has punched out 49 times. The Padres as a unit have 446 base hits, including 89 doubles and 54 homers. They have 34 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 13 times. San Diego as a team has walked 138 times this year and they have struck out 514 times. They've had 341 men left on base and have an OPS of .669. They score 4.02 runs per game and have totaled 221 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 28-24-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 27-26-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 28-26-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 34-21-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/03/16 C Tony Wolters Concussion "?" Friday vs. San Diego Padres
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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