Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 8/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Clayton Richard
The Colorado Rockies head to Petco Park on Thursday, August 30, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -146 and San Diego at +136. The Rockies have a 56-68-8 over/under mark and a 68-64-0 run line record. The Padres are 64-70-0 against the run line and have a 65-65-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 56-68-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-64-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 65-65-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 64-70-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 60-day DL (07/07)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/29/18 P Clayton Richard Knee 10-day DL (08/25)
08/22/18 3B Christian Villanueva Finger 10-day DL (08/22)
08/01/18 P Eric Lauer Forearm 10-day DL (07/31)
06/21/18 P Bryan Mitchell Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
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 72-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 11-9 record with an earned run average of 4.21 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 160 strikeouts over his 149.2 innings pitched and he's given up 143 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.92 and they have given up 402 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 413 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,128 base hits and 596 earned runs. They have allowed 150 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 442 batters and struck out 1,123. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team Colorado is hitting .255, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 140 hits this season in 504 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .480 and an OPS+ of 109. Nolan Arenado is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 144 hits and he has driven in 91 men in 472 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .568. The Rockies have 1,147 hits, including 222 doubles and 165 home runs. Colorado has walked 404 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,140 times as a unit. They have left 855 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 622 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 51-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.33, Clayton Richard has a 7-11 record and a 1.38 WHIP this season. He has 108 strikeouts over the 158.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 159 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 579 batters and walked 165 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,198 base knocks and 596 earned runs this season. They have given up 153 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 433 hitters and struck out 1,131 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Jose Pirela comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .304. He has 99 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 397 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .338 with an OPS+ of 77. Eric Hosmer is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 128 hits in 512 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .387. The Padres as a unit have 1,060 base hits, including 209 doubles and 125 homers. San Diego has walked 385 times this year and they have struck out on 1,270 occasions. They have had 842 men left on base and have an OPS of .672. They have scored 3.78 runs per game and totaled 506 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies -146
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