Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 4/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, April 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Joey Lucchesi
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Joey Lucchesi for the Padres.
Colorado opens at -118 while San Diego opens at +108. The Rockies have a 4-1-0 over/under record and a 3-2-0 run line mark. The Padres are 2-3-0 against the run line and have a 4-1-0 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 3-2-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 2-3-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jeff Hoffman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/04/18 C Austin Hedges Back is "?" Wednesday vs Colorado Rockies
04/03/18 1B Wil Myers Back is "?" Wednesday vs Colorado Rockies
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Hip 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 2-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 27.00 and a WHIP of 3.86 this year. He has 3 strikeouts over his 2.1 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He's allowed 19.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 11.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.75 and they have given up 16 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 22 hitters and walked 8 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 6.21. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 41 base hits and 29 earned runs. They have allowed 6 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 25 batters and struck out 43. They have walked 5.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.57 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
As a team Colorado is hitting .253, good for 12th in the league. The Rockies hold a .476 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .409. He has 6 hits this season in 19 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of 1.053 and an OPS+ of 274. Nolan Arenado is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 19 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .526. The Rockies have 43 hits, including 8 doubles and 10 home runs. Colorado has walked 18 times so far this season and they have struck out 42 times as a unit. They have left 32 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 23 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 1-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.79, Joey Lucchesi has a 0-0 record and a 1.50 WHIP this season. He has 1 strikeouts over the 4.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 9 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 5.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 51 base knocks and 25 earned runs this season. They have given up 4 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 20 hitters and struck out 30 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 5.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 20th in the league. The Padres hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .435. He has 6 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 19 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .526 with an OPS+ of 155. Freddy Galvis is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 6 hits in 18 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Padres as a unit have 40 base hits, including 8 doubles and 8 homers. San Diego has walked 20 times this year and they have struck out on 45 occasions. They have had 33 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 22 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +108
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