Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 9/21/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Clayton Richard
The Colorado Rockies visit Petco Park on Thursday, September 21, 2017 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at -115 and San Diego at +105. The Rockies have a 62-82-7 over/under record and a 77-74-0 run line mark. The Padres are 82-69-0 against the run line and have a 75-68-8 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 62-82-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 77-74-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-68-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 82-69-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/11/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 60-day DL (09/11)
09/11/17 P Kyle Freeland Shoulder left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/05/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 60-day DL (05/20)
07/28/17 P Jarred Cosart Side 60-day DL (06/06)
07/01/17 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (07/01)
06/01/17 P Christian Friedrich Side 60-day DL (03/30)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 82-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 5.28 and a WHIP of 1.41. He has 70 strikeouts over his 73.1 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 496 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 512 hitters and walked 195 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,359 base hits and 679 earned runs. They have allowed 183 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 500 batters and struck out 1,188. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team Colorado is hitting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .332 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 200 hits this season in 603 at bats with 95 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .609 and an OPS+ of 144. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 175 hits and he has driven in 125 men in 571 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .583. The Rockies have 1,406 hits, including 280 doubles and 178 home runs. Colorado has walked 478 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,315 times as a unit. They have left 1,008 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 772 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 68-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.82, Clayton Richard has a 7-14 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 136 strikeouts over the 185 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 225 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 548 batters and walked 187 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,311 base knocks and 681 earned runs this season. They have given up 208 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 511 hitters and struck out 1,232 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Manuel Margot comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .317. He has 121 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 452 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .418 with an OPS+ of 96. Wil Myers is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 130 hits in 532 at bats while driving in 72 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Padres as a unit have 1,159 base hits, including 209 doubles and 176 homers. San Diego has walked 438 times this year and they have struck out on 1,394 occasions. They have had 961 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 3.79 runs per game and totaled 572 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +105
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