San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies 9/16/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Lyles vs. Tyler Anderson
The San Diego Padres head to Coors Field on Saturday, September 16, 2017 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Jordan Lyles for the Padres and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +176 and Colorado at -187. The Padres have a 74-64-8 over/under mark and a 79-67-0 run line record. The Rockies are 75-72-0 against the run line and have a 61-79-7 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 61-79-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 75-72-0 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 Jordan Lyles has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.59. He has 42 strikeouts over his 56 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.51. 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 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,267 base hits and 652 earned runs. They have allowed 202 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 492 batters and struck out 1,206. 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 4.62.
As a team San Diego is hitting .233, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .394 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 game. Manuel Margot is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 117 hits this season in 437 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .421 and an OPS+ of 95. Wil Myers is hitting .244 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 516 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Padres have 1,128 hits, including 203 doubles and 172 home runs. San Diego has walked 421 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,352 times as a unit. They have left 931 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 3.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 557 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 80-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.75, Tyler Anderson has a 4-5 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 67.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 76 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 482 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 496 batters and walked 191 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,329 base knocks and 671 earned runs this season. They have given up 180 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 491 hitters and struck out 1,154 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 .271, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .398. He has 196 hits this year along with 89 RBI in 591 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .606 with an OPS+ of 143. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 171 hits in 558 at bats while driving in 123 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .584. The Rockies as a unit have 1,361 base hits, including 272 doubles and 174 homers. Colorado has walked 462 times this year and they have struck out on 1,296 occasions. They have had 984 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 744 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +176
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