Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 8/31/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 31, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Brett Kennedy
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres on Friday, August 31, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and Brett Kennedy for the Padres.
Colorado opens at -141 while San Diego opens at +131. The Rockies have a 56-68-8 over/under record and a 68-64-0 run line mark. The Padres are 65-70-0 against the run line and have a 66-65-4 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 66-65-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 65-70-0 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)
08/29/18 P Eric Lauer Forearm expected to be activated and start Thursday vs Colorado
08/22/18 3B Christian Villanueva Finger 10-day DL (08/22)
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 Antonio Senzatela has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 5.24 and a WHIP of 1.43 this year. He has 42 strikeouts over his 56.2 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. 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 15th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .387. He has 144 hits this season in 472 at bats with 91 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .568 and an OPS+ of 140. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 140 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 504 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .480. 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 52-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.58, Brett Kennedy has a 0-2 record and a 1.95 WHIP this season. He has 14 strikeouts over the 19 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He allows 14.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 456 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 581 batters and walked 167 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 4.46. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,207 base knocks and 599 earned runs this season. They have given up 153 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 437 hitters and struck out 1,142 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 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .253 with an OBP of .315. He has 131 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 517 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .391 with an OPS+ of 93. Freddy Galvis is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .294. He has collected 119 hits in 495 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .370. The Padres as a unit have 1,073 base hits, including 212 doubles and 127 homers. San Diego has walked 388 times this year and they have struck out on 1,275 occasions. They have had 851 men left on base and have an OPS of .674. They have scored 3.81 runs per game and totaled 514 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -141
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