Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 9/23/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Jhoulys Chacin
The Colorado Rockies head to Petco Park on Saturday, September 23, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Jhoulys Chacin for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -112 and San Diego at +102. The Rockies have a 62-84-7 over/under mark and a 77-76-0 run line record. The Padres are 83-70-0 against the run line and have a 76-69-8 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 62-84-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 77-76-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 76-69-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 83-70-0 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 82-71 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.23 and a WHIP of 1.41. He has 23 strikeouts over his 34.2 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 499 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 519 hitters and walked 200 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 1,373 base hits and 686 earned runs. They have allowed 185 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 508 batters and struck out 1,205. 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 4.37.
As a team Colorado is hitting .271, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .329 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 201 hits this season in 611 at bats with 95 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .602 and an OPS+ of 142. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 177 hits and he has driven in 125 men in 578 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .580. The Rockies have 1,419 hits, including 280 doubles and 178 home runs. Colorado has walked 481 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,337 times as a unit. They have left 1,023 men on base and have a team OPS of .776. They score 5.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 772 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 69-84 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.12, Jhoulys Chacin has a 12-10 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 141 strikeouts over the 168.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 151 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 555 batters and walked 192 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 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,329 base knocks and 689 earned runs this season. They have given up 212 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 518 hitters and struck out 1,251 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 4.65.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, 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 .272 with an OBP of .323. He has 125 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 459 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .423 with an OPS+ of 98. Wil Myers is hitting .242 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 130 hits in 537 at bats while driving in 72 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .460. The Padres as a unit have 1,178 base hits, including 211 doubles and 182 homers. San Diego has walked 445 times this year and they have struck out on 1,413 occasions. They have had 976 men left on base and have an OPS of .694. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 582 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +102
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