Sunday, June 12, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Christian Friedrich vs. Eddie Butler
The San Diego Padres head to Coors Field on Sunday to take on the Colorado Rockies. The probable pitchers are Christian Friedrich for the Padres and Eddie Butler for the Rockies. The opening line for this game has San Diego at +150 and Colorado at -160. The over/under is 12. The Padres have a 30-30-2 over/under mark and a 38-24-0 run line record, meaning they cover 61% of the time. The Rockies are 32-29-0 against the run line and have a 30-29-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Padres head into this game with a 26-36 record, and they are 11-18 on the road. Starting pitcher Christian Friedrich has a 3-1 record with an ERA of 2.57 and a WHIP of 1.57. He has 22 strikeouts during his 28 innings pitched and he has given up 28 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.73. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have allowed 219 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the pen while they've been struck out 222 times and walked 103 times this year. As a unit, San Diego has given up 8.8 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.27 hitters per nine. They are 23rd in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.45. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 548 base hits and 277 earned runs. They have allowed 65 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 246 batters and struck out 515. They walk 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
As a team, San Diego is hitting .237, good for 25th in the league while putting together a .242 average on the road. The Padres have a .383 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .291 which is good for 29th in the league. They rank 23rd in baseball with 8.1 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this game hitting .294 and his on-base percentage is at .328. He has 70 hits this season along with 39 runs scored and 37 runs batted in. He's struck out 54 times and has walked 14 times. Jon Jay is hitting .289 and he has an on-base percentage of .336. He has totaled 69 hits so far while scoring 31 runs and he's driven in 20. He has walked 14 times and has struck out 55 times. The Padres have 502 hits, including 97 doubles and 65 home runs. They've stolen 42 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 14 times. San Diego has walked 152 times this season and they've struck out 567 times as a unit. They've left 379 men on base and have a team OPS of .674. They score 4.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 252 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this game with a 11-16 home mark and a 28-33 overall record. With an ERA of 5.48, Eddie Butler has a 2-3 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 42.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 46 hits. He has allowed 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.79. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 177 times and walking 63 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.44 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 570 base knocks and 297 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 177 hitters and struck out 447. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .295 average at home. The Rockies hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.39 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .300 and he has an OBP of .348. He has 69 hits this year along with 40 runs scored and 30 RBI. He's struck out 54 times and has walked on 17 occasions. Nolan Arenado is hitting .295 and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 69 hits so far while he's scored 45 runs and drove in 53. He has earned a walk 25 times and has punched out 27 times. The Rockies as a unit have 574 base hits, including 125 doubles and 77 homers. They have 24 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 20 times. Colorado as a team has walked 181 times this year and they have struck out 480 times. They've had 400 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They score 5.05 runs per game and have totaled 308 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 30-30-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 38-24-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 30-29-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 32-29-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
06/11/16 P Andrew Cashner Neck 15-day DL
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)
06/04/16 C Tony Wolters Concussion 7-day DL (6/3)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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