Sunday, September 18, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
Probable Pitchers: Jarred Cosart vs. Chad Bettis
The San Diego Padres visit Coors Field on Sunday to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Jarred Cosart for the Padres and Chad Bettis for the Rockies. The Padres have a 75-68-4 over/under record and a 86-61-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 59% of the time. The Rockies are 77-70-0 against the run line and have a 71-72-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
The Padres head into this matchup with a 62-85 record, including 29-47 on the road. Starting pitcher Jarred Cosart has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 5.16 and a WHIP of 1.64. He has 34 strikeouts over his 52.1 innings pitched and he has given up 53 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.6. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 470 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen while being struck out 477 times and walking 210 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.97 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.81 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 1,304 base hits and 645 earned runs. They have allowed 166 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 524 batters and struck out 1,135. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team, San Diego is batting .236, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .230 average away from home. The Padres hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.92 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte comes into this game hitting .284 and his on-base percentage is at .339. He has 107 hits this season along with 51 runs scored and 68 runs batted in. He's struck out 59 times and has walked 29 times. Wil Myers is hitting .259 and he has an on-base percentage of .334. He has totaled 141 hits so far while scoring 89 runs and he's driven in 83. He has walked 60 times and has struck out 147 times. The Padres have 1,164 hits, including 232 doubles and 163 home runs. They've stolen 119 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 40 times. San Diego has walked 415 times this season and they've struck out 1,358 times as a unit. They've left 883 men on base and have a team OPS of .692. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 628 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this matchup with a 38-35 home record and a 70-77 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.78, Chad Bettis has a 12-7 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 127 strikeouts over the 169.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 183 hits. He has allowed 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 512 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 425 times and walking 182 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.64 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.51 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 1,388 base knocks and 713 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 493 hitters and struck out 1,082. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .303 average at home. The Rockies hold a .460 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.52 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .299 and he has an OBP of .349. He has 159 hits this year along with 83 runs scored and 97 RBI. He's struck out 118 times and has walked on 41 occasions. Nolan Arenado is hitting .294 and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 165 hits so far while he's scored 107 runs and drove in 121. He has earned a walk 62 times and has punched out 87 times. The Rockies as a unit have 1,400 base hits, including 291 doubles and 188 homers. They have 62 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 34 times. Colorado as a team has walked 464 times this year and they have struck out 1,197 times. They've had 989 men left on base and have an OPS of .798. They score 5.33 runs per game and have totaled 784 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-68-4 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 86-61-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 71-72-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 77-70-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
09/17/16 3B Yangervis Solarte Personal out indefinitely
09/01/16 C Christian Bethancourt Ribs 15-day DL (8/31)
08/23/16 RF Jabari Blash Finger 15-day DL (8/19)
08/07/16 P Erik Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (7/4), out for season
08/01/16 P Colin Rea Elbow 15-day DL (7/31), out for season
06/28/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 60-day DL (3/25)
05/31/16 P Cesar Vargas Elbow 15-day DL (5/29)
05/09/16 2B Jemile Weeks Hamstring 60-day DL (5/8)
04/21/16 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (4/18)
04/21/16 2B Cory Spangenberg Quad 60-day DL (4/20)
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 60-day DL (4/5)
04/03/16 P Carter Capps Arm 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
08/02/16 SS Trevor Story Thumb 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Expert MLB Picks