Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres 9/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Jacob Nix
The Colorado Rockies head to Petco Park on Sunday, September 2, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Jacob Nix for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -140 and San Diego at +130. The Rockies have a 56-70-8 over/under mark and a 68-66-0 run line record. The Padres are 67-70-0 against the run line and have a 66-67-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 56-70-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-66-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 66-67-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 67-70-0 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
09/01/18 P Kirby Yates Pectoral is out indefinitely
08/29/18 P Clayton Richard Knee 60-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 72-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 12-7 record with an earned run average of 2.90 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 142 strikeouts over his 164.1 innings pitched and he's given up 144 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.00 and they have given up 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 418 hitters and walked 186 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 1,145 base hits and 606 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 446 batters and struck out 1,145. 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 4.14.
As a team Colorado is hitting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 144 hits this season in 480 at bats with 91 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .558 and an OPS+ of 136. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 142 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 514 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .475. The Rockies have 1,155 hits, including 222 doubles and 165 home runs. Colorado has walked 411 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,154 times as a unit. They have left 874 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 624 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 54-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.05, Jacob Nix has a 2-2 record and a 1.35 WHIP this season. He has 7 strikeouts over the 20 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 22 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 460 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 591 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 4.39. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,215 base knocks and 600 earned runs this season. They have given up 153 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 444 hitters and struck out 1,156 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 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 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .253 with an OBP of .315. He has 133 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 525 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .392 with an OPS+ of 94. Freddy Galvis is hitting .239 this season and he has an OBP of .293. He has collected 120 hits in 502 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .367. The Padres as a unit have 1,090 base hits, including 216 doubles and 131 homers. San Diego has walked 392 times this year and they have struck out on 1,297 occasions. They have had 860 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.82 runs per game and totaled 524 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +130
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