Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres MLB Picks Against the Spread 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Peter Lambert vs. Eric Lauer
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (64-76, 4th in NL West) host the Colorado Rockies (60-82, 5th in NL West) at Petco Park on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Rockies coming in at +150 and the Padres are at -160. The over/under opens at 9.
The Rockies have been a hot and cold bet for MLB wagerers, having gone 60-82-0 SU. The Padres are covering 45.7% of the time, going 64-76-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been an inconsistent Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 70-66-6.
Colorado covers 35.6% of the time as the road team, having gone 26-47-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres are covering 44.9% of the time at Petco Park, going 31-38-0 SU.
The Padres have been an inconsistent Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 64-65-11.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/3/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/2/2019 German Marquez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/1/2019 Kyle Freeland SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/27/2019 Chad Bettis RP Hip Out for the season
8/22/2019 Jon Gray SP Foot Out for the season
8/19/2019 Scott Oberg RP Arm Out for the season
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/6/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/6/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/6/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Out for the season
9/4/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/3/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
9/2/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
9/1/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/1/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2019 Robert Stock RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
8/30/2019 Francisco Mejia C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/20/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Out for the season
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 60-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Peter Lambert has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 7.19 and a WHIP of 1.73 this season. He has 50 strikeouts over his 76.1 innings pitched and he's given up 103 hits. He's allowed 12.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 535 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 473 hitters and walked 217 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.66. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,396 base hits and 793 earned runs. They have allowed 235 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 497 batters and struck out 1,105. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 5.17.
As a team Colorado is hitting .267, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 165 hits this season in 518 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .579 and an OPS+ of 122. Nolan Arenado is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 165 hits and he has driven in 108 men in 528 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .581. The Rockies have 1,324 hits, including 295 doubles and 187 home runs. Colorado has walked 416 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,300 times as a unit. They have left 927 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 739 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 64-76 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.55, Eric Lauer has a 8-8 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 130.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 143 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.61 and they have given up 528 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 573 batters and walked 176 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,229 base knocks and 628 earned runs this season. They have given up 186 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 386 hitters and struck out 1,245 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.Related: Doc's Sports New 10-in-10 Show - 10 Games in 10 Minutes - Get those picks now - click here
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .333. He has 137 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 523 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .468 with an OPS+ of 109. Eric Hosmer is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 154 hits in 543 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Padres as a unit have 1,132 base hits, including 197 doubles and 200 homers. San Diego has walked 419 times this year and they have struck out on 1,346 occasions. They have had 852 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 610 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres (-160)
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