San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies 4/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, April 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Jon Gray
The San Diego Padres head to Coors Field on Monday, April 9, 2018 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Jon Gray for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +175 and Colorado at -186. The Padres have a 4-4-1 over/under mark and a 4-5-0 run line record. The Rockies are 5-4-0 against the run line and have a 5-3-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 4-4-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 4-5-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 5-3-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 5-4-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/05/18 1B Wil Myers Back 10-day DL (04/03)
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 Dinelson Lamet Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Hip 10-day DL (03/26)
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
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 Jeff Hoffman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 2-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.50 this year. He has 10 strikeouts over his 12 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.17 and they have given up 25 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .184 against the bullpen and they've struck out 40 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 74 base hits and 32 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 40 batters and struck out 72. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 3.44.
As a team San Diego is hitting .230, good for 21st in the league. The Padres hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .314 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 11 hits this season in 35 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 148. Freddy Galvis is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .444. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 30 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Padres have 71 hits, including 17 doubles and 9 home runs. San Diego has walked 26 times so far this season and they have struck out 85 times as a unit. They have left 60 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 29 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 5-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.45, Jon Gray has a 1-1 record and a 1.18 WHIP this season. He has 11 strikeouts over the 11 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 28 batters and walked 13 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 72 base knocks and 41 earned runs this season. They have given up 8 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 38 hitters and struck out 65 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 18th in the league. The Rockies hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .366. He has 10 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 36 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .667 with an OPS+ of 176. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 10 hits in 33 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .485. The Rockies as a unit have 73 base hits, including 14 doubles and 13 homers. Colorado has walked 37 times this year and they have struck out on 83 occasions. They have had 65 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.11 runs per game and totaled 37 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +175
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