San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies 8/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob Nix vs. Jon Gray
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jacob Nix for the Padres and Jon Gray for the Rockies.
San Diego opens at +220 while Colorado opens at -240. The Padres have a 62-61-4 over/under record and a 60-67-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 66-58-0 against the run line and have a 53-63-8 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 62-61-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 60-67-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 53-63-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 66-58-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/01/18 P Eric Lauer Forearm 10-day DL (07/31)
07/24/18 P Colten Brewer Oblique 10-day DL (07/23)
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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 49-78 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob Nix has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.95 this year. He has 5 strikeouts over his 6.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 12.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 547 hitters and walked 153 batters. 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 4.44. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,131 base hits and 561 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 414 batters and struck out 1,074. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team San Diego is hitting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .306. He has 95 hits this season in 381 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .341 and an OPS+ of 79. Eric Hosmer is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 482 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .398. The Padres have 1,000 hits, including 200 doubles and 116 home runs. San Diego has walked 375 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,190 times as a unit. They have left 793 men on base and have a team OPS of .672. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 487 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 68-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.76, Jon Gray has a 9-7 record and a 1.29 WHIP this season. He has 157 strikeouts over the 134.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 135 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.11 and they have given up 383 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 383 batters and walked 173 opposing hitters. 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 4.58. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,055 base knocks and 562 earned runs this season. They have given up 141 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 424 hitters and struck out 1,052 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .342. He has 130 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 476 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .471 with an OPS+ of 104. Nolan Arenado is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .390. He has collected 137 hits in 444 at bats while driving in 86 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Rockies as a unit have 1,072 base hits, including 204 doubles and 156 homers. Colorado has walked 380 times this year and they have struck out on 1,082 occasions. They have had 801 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 582 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +220
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