Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 5/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, May 14, 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 Monday, May 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Joey Lucchesi for the Padres.
Colorado opens at -109 while San Diego opens at -101. The Rockies have a 15-23-2 over/under record and a 22-18-0 run line mark. The Padres are 18-23-0 against the run line and have a 18-21-2 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 15-23-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 22-18-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 18-21-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 18-23-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/13/18 RF Carlos Gonzalez Undisclosed is in the starting lineup Sunday vs Milwaukee Brewers
05/13/18 C Chris Iannetta Rest is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs Milwaukee Brewers
05/13/18 LF Gerardo Parra Rest is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs Milwaukee Brewers
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/13/18 3B Carlos Asuaje Rest is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs St. Louis Cardinals
05/13/18 3B Christian Villanueva Rest is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs St. Louis Cardinals
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/22/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Elbow 10-day DL (04/18)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/11/18 P Kirby Yates Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 22-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 4.23 and a WHIP of 1.33 this year. He has 40 strikeouts over his 38.1 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.84 and they have given up 117 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 137 hitters and walked 60 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 324 base hits and 170 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 141 batters and struck out 338. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
As a team Colorado is hitting .232, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 37 hits this season in 134 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .567 and an OPS+ of 139. Nolan Arenado is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 127 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .598. The Rockies have 307 hits, including 54 doubles and 51 home runs. Colorado has walked 137 times so far this season and they have struck out 364 times as a unit. They have left 259 men on base and have a team OPS of .713. They score 4.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 162 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 15-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.98, Joey Lucchesi has a 3-2 record and a 1.21 WHIP this season. He has 46 strikeouts over the 42.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 179 batters and walked 62 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 364 base knocks and 176 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 160 hitters and struck out 376 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Jose Pirela comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .328. He has 44 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 163 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .350 with an OPS+ of 91. Eric Hosmer is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 37 hits in 142 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .465. The Padres as a unit have 310 base hits, including 60 doubles and 36 homers. San Diego has walked 129 times this year and they have struck out on 407 occasions. They have had 264 men left on base and have an OPS of .660. They have scored 3.68 runs per game and totaled 151 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres -101
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