San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies 9/15/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Tyler Chatwood
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies on Friday, September 15, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.
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San Diego opens at +173 while Colorado opens at -183. The Padres have a 74-64-8 over/under record and a 79-67-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 75-71-0 against the run line and have a 61-78-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 74-64-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 79-67-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 61-78-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 75-71-0 against the run line
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)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (04/23)
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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 65-81 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 7-13 record with an earned run average of 4.78 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 133 strikeouts over his 179 innings pitched and he's given up 218 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 436 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 535 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,257 base hits and 650 earned runs. They have allowed 201 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 490 batters and struck out 1,197. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team San Diego is hitting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .395 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 game. Manuel Margot is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 116 hits this season in 433 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .423 and an OPS+ of 95. Wil Myers is hitting .244 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 512 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Padres have 1,121 hits, including 201 doubles and 171 home runs. San Diego has walked 418 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,344 times as a unit. They have left 923 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 556 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 80-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.70, Tyler Chatwood has a 7-12 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 108 strikeouts over the 130.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 120 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 476 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 488 batters and walked 189 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,304 base knocks and 656 earned runs this season. They have given up 178 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 484 hitters and struck out 1,141 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.41.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .336 with an OBP of .402. He has 196 hits this year along with 89 RBI in 584 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .613 with an OPS+ of 146. Nolan Arenado is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .370. He has collected 171 hits in 553 at bats while driving in 123 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .590. The Rockies as a unit have 1,350 base hits, including 269 doubles and 173 homers. Colorado has walked 459 times this year and they have struck out on 1,279 occasions. They have had 974 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.12 runs per game and totaled 742 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -183
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