Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Clayton Richard
The Colorado Rockies head Peoria Stadium on Thursday, March 30, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres in a Spring Training game. The starters are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
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The opening line for this game has Colorado at -110 and San Diego at -110. The Rockies had a 76-82-4 over/under record and a 83-79-0 run line mark last season, meaning they covered 51% of the time. The Padres were 94-68-0 against the run line and had a 80-77-5 over/under record. They covered the spread 58% of the time.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies were 76-82-4 against the over/under last season
The Colorado Rockies were 83-79-0 against the run line last season
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres were 80-77-5 against the over/under last season
The San Diego Padres were 94-68-0 against the run line last season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
3/28/2017 Charlie Blackmon CF Illness Questionable for start of season
3/28/2017 Jon Gray SP Toe Questionable for start of season
3/28/2017 Jake McGee RP Illness Questionable for start of season
3/28/2017 Chris Rusin RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Apr 11
3/26/2017 Chad Bettis SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/25/2017 Chad Qualls RP Forearm Questionable for start of season
3/21/2017 David Dahl LF Ribs Expected to be out until at least Apr 14
3/14/2017 Ian Desmond 1B Hand Expected to be out until at least Apr 26
3/14/2017 Tom Murphy C Forearm Expected to be out until at least Apr 18
2/15/2017 Jairo Diaz RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 1
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
3/28/2017 Buddy Baumann RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Apr 15
3/26/2017 Jon Edwards RP Forearm Questionable for start of season
3/26/2017 Chris Paddack SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Feb 1, 2018
3/24/2017 Christian Friedrich SP Side Expected to be out until at least Apr 17
3/16/2017 Alex Dickerson LF Back Expected to be out until at least Apr 22
3/10/2017 Robbie Erlin SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 14
12/17/2016 Erik Johnson SP Elbow Out for the season
11/12/2016 Colin Rea SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies are coming off a 75-87 record in 2016, including 33-48 on the road. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson had a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 3.54 and a WHIP of 1.29. He had 99 strikeouts over his 114.1 innings pitched and he gave up 119 hits last season. He allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.59. The bullpen last year had an earned run average of 5.13 and they gave up 563 base hits on the year. Teams hit .269 against the bullpen while being struck out 477 times and walking 207 times last season. As a team, Colorado allowed 9.65 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They were 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Rockies pitchers collectively gave up 1,532 base hits and 779 earned runs. They allowed 181 home runs last season and they allowed 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff walked 547 batters and struck out 1,223. They walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit was 4.38.
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As a team Colorado batted .275, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .246 average away from home. The Rockies held a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336 which was good for 3rd in baseball. They ranked 2nd in baseball with 9.52 hits per game. Carlos Gonzalez is coming off a 2016 season in which he hit .298 with an on-base percentage of .350. He had 174 hits last season along with 87 runs scored and 100 runs batted in. He struck out 129 times and walked 46 times. Nolan Arenado hit .294 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .362. He totaled 182 hits while scoring 116 runs and he drove in 133. He walked 68 times and struck out on 103 occasions. The Rockies had 1,544 hits, including 318 doubles and 204 home runs. They stole 66 bases and were thrown out stealing 39 times. Colorado walked 494 times last season and they struck out 1,330 times as a unit. They left 1,089 men on base and had a team OPS of .794. They scored 5.22 runs per contest and scored a total of 845 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego had a 39-42 home record and a 68-94 overall mark in 2016. With an earned run average of 3.33, Clayton Richard had a 3-4 record and a 1.66 WHIP last season. He had 41 strikeouts over the 67.2 innings he pitched during which he gave up 81 hits. He allowed 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.17. Last season the bullpen had an earned run average of 4.18 and they gave up 514 base hits on the year. Teams hit .241 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 516 times and walking 223 times last season. As a team, San Diego allowed 8.91 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.64 batters per nine innings. They were 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Padres pitchers as a team surrendered 1,425 base knocks and 708 earned runs last season. They gave up 183 home runs last year and they gave up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a staff walked 569 hitters and struck out 1,222. They gave up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they struck out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.39 while their FIP as a staff was 4.40.
As a team, they batted .235, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .242 average at home. The Padres held a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299 which was good for 30th in baseball. They ranked 30th in baseball with 7.87 hits per contest. Yangervis Solarte comes into this matchup after batting .286 with an OBP of .341. He had 116 hits last year along with 55 runs scored and 71 RBI. He struck out 63 times and walked on 30 occasions. Wil Myers hit .259 in 2016 and he had an OBP of .336. He collected 155 hits while scoring 99 runs and driving in 94. He earned a walk 68 times and punched out 160 times. The Padres as a unit had 1,275 base hits, including 257 doubles and 177 homers. They had 125 stolen bases and were thrown out 45 times. San Diego as a team walked 449 times last year and they struck out 1,500 times. They had 965 men left on base and had an OPS of .689. They scored 4.23 runs per game and totaled 686 runs last season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres -110
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