Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/16/2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Nick Margevicius
The Colorado Rockies visit Petco Park on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Nick Margevicius for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +125 and San Diego at -135. The Rockies have a 5-9-2 over/under record and a 5-11-0 run line mark. The Padres are 10-7-0 against the run line and have a 8-8-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 5-9-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 5-11-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 8-8-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 10-7-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/09/19 LF David Dahl Abdominal 10-day IL (04/09)
04/08/19 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day IL (04/07)
04/07/19 3B Ryan McMahon Elbow 10-day IL
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
04/01/19 2B Daniel Murphy Hand 10-day IL (03/30)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 P Antonio Senzatela Foot 10-day IL (03/25)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/14/19 LF Wil Myers Thumb is questionable Monday vs Colorado Rockies
04/09/19 P Aaron Loup Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/09/19 CF Franchy Cordero Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/03/19 P Jacob Nix Elbow 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Dinelson Lamet Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Garrett Richards Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Jose Castillo Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Miguel Diaz Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Travis Jankowski Wrist 60-day IL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 4-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 4.19 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 20 strikeouts over his 19.1 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.41 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .199 against the bullpen and they've struck out 52 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 133 base hits and 74 earned runs. They have allowed 18 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 61 batters and struck out 134. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
As a team Colorado is hitting .201, good for 28th in the league. The Rockies hold a .312 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .261, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 6.9 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .234 with an on-base percentage of .286. He has 15 hits this season in 64 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .313 and an OPS+ of 47. Nolan Arenado is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 63 at bats. His OPS+ is 69 while his slugging percentage is at .365. The Rockies have 111 hits, including 21 doubles and 10 home runs. Colorado has walked 42 times so far this season and they have struck out 160 times as a unit. They have left 95 men on base and have a team OPS of .573. They score 2.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 46 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 11-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.69, Nick Margevicius has a 1-1 record and a 0.63 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 16 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He's allowing 5.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 59 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 77 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 133 base knocks and 60 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 48 hitters and struck out 153 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.62.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 21st in the league. The Padres hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .333. He has 17 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 57 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 123. Eric Hosmer is hitting .213 this season and he has an OBP of .273. He has collected 13 hits in 61 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 58 and a slugging percentage of .311. The Padres as a unit have 126 base hits, including 29 doubles and 25 homers. San Diego has walked 50 times this year and they have struck out on 152 occasions. They have had 96 men left on base and have an OPS of .725. They have scored 3.76 runs per game and totaled 64 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres -135
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