San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies 4/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, April 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Bryan Mitchell vs. Chad Bettis
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies on Monday, April 23, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Bryan Mitchell for the Padres and Chad Bettis for the Rockies.
San Diego opens at +154 while Colorado opens at -164. The Padres have a 10-10-2 over/under record and a 9-13-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 12-10-0 against the run line and have a 10-10-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 10-10-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 9-13-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 10-10-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 12-10-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
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)
03/29/18 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/21/18 RF Carlos Gonzalez Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs Chicago Cubs
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 8-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Bryan Mitchell has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.03 and a WHIP of 1.88 this year. He has 7 strikeouts over his 19.2 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.88 and they have given up 66 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 104 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 185 base hits and 86 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 87 batters and struck out 203. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 3.60.
As a team San Diego is hitting .224, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 20 hits this season in 79 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .329 and an OPS+ of 96. Christian Villanueva is hitting .345 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .441. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 58 at bats. His OPS+ is 227 while his slugging percentage is at .724. The Padres have 168 hits, including 35 doubles and 22 home runs. San Diego has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 221 times as a unit. They have left 145 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 3.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 82 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 12-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.44, Chad Bettis has a 3-0 record and a 1.08 WHIP this season. He has 15 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 75 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 180 base knocks and 99 earned runs this season. They have given up 24 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 79 hitters and struck out 174 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .218, good for 28th in the league. The Rockies hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .414. He has 20 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 60 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .533 with an OPS+ of 147. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 18 hits in 64 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 165 and a slugging percentage of .656. The Rockies as a unit have 157 base hits, including 30 doubles and 28 homers. Colorado has walked 74 times this year and they have struck out on 200 occasions. They have had 131 men left on base and have an OPS of .674. They have scored 3.91 runs per game and totaled 86 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -164
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