Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 9/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Robbie Erlin
The Colorado Rockies visit Petco Park on Saturday, September 1, 2018 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Robbie Erlin for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at -145 and San Diego at +135. The Rockies have a 56-69-8 over/under record and a 68-65-0 run line mark. The Padres are 66-70-0 against the run line and have a 66-66-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 56-69-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-65-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 66-66-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 66-70-0 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)
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 72-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 163 strikeouts over his 147.1 innings pitched and he's given up 147 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 406 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 416 hitters and walked 185 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,134 base hits and 599 earned runs. They have allowed 151 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 444 batters and struck out 1,139. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team Colorado is hitting .253, good for 11th in the league. The Rockies hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 140 hits this season in 510 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 106. Nolan Arenado is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .385. He has totaled 144 hits and he has driven in 91 men in 477 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Rockies have 1,150 hits, including 222 doubles and 165 home runs. Colorado has walked 409 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,148 times as a unit. They have left 866 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 624 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 53-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.69, Robbie Erlin has a 3-4 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 85.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 82 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 459 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 587 batters and walked 170 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 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 4.42. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,210 base knocks and 600 earned runs this season. They have given up 153 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 442 hitters and struck out 1,150 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .375 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. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .239 with an OBP of .294. He has 119 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 498 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .367 with an OPS+ of 81. Eric Hosmer is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 131 hits in 521 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .388. The Padres as a unit have 1,079 base hits, including 212 doubles and 128 homers. San Diego has walked 390 times this year and they have struck out on 1,291 occasions. They have had 855 men left on base and have an OPS of .672. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 517 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -145
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