Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 5/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Jordan Lyles
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Jordan Lyles for the Padres.
Colorado opens at -128 while San Diego opens at +118. The Rockies have a 15-24-2 over/under record and a 22-19-0 run line mark. The Padres are 19-23-0 against the run line and have a 18-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 15-24-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 22-19-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 18-22-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 19-23-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
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
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
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 22-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.35 and a WHIP of 1.68 this year. He has 38 strikeouts over his 38.2 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 120 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 142 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 337 base hits and 177 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 143 batters and struck out 353. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Colorado is hitting .231, good for 25th in the league. The Rockies hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 38 hits this season in 138 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .558 and an OPS+ of 136. Nolan Arenado is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .405. He has totaled 41 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 131 at bats. His OPS+ is 152 while his slugging percentage is at .588. The Rockies have 313 hits, including 54 doubles and 53 home runs. Colorado has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 379 times as a unit. They have left 266 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 165 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 16-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.28, Jordan Lyles has a 0-1 record and a 1.10 WHIP this season. He has 22 strikeouts over the 24.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 19 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.17 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 181 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 370 base knocks and 179 earned runs this season. They have given up 41 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 163 hitters and struck out 388 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Jose Pirela comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .331. He has 45 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 166 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .355 with an OPS+ of 94. Eric Hosmer is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 38 hits in 145 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Padres as a unit have 318 base hits, including 62 doubles and 36 homers. San Diego has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out on 416 occasions. They have had 272 men left on base and have an OPS of .662. They have scored 3.71 runs per game and totaled 156 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -128
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