Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres MLB Tips 8/8/2019
Thursday, August 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Eric Lauer
Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres (52-60, 4th in NL West) host the Colorado Rockies (52-61, 5th in NL West) at Petco Park on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
The Rockies have been an inconsistent bet for wagerers, having gone 52-61-0 SU. The Padres are covering 46.4% of the time, going 52-60-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a decent Over play for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 55-53-5.
The Rockies are covering 40.4% of the time as a visitor, having gone 23-34-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego is covering 45.5% of the time at Petco Park, going 25-30-0 SU.
The Padres have been a decent Under play for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 51-52-9.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
8/3/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
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
8/6/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
7/30/2019 Jose Castillo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/25/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/24/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/21/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
7/21/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/4/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/28/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 52-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 4.03 and a WHIP of 1.39 this season. He has 139 strikeouts over his 136.1 innings pitched and he's given up 136 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.08 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 370 hitters and walked 167 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.46. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,100 base hits and 614 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 385 batters and struck out 908. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.89.
As a team Colorado is hitting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 130 hits this season in 426 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .538 and an OPS+ of 114. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .323 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 130 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 402 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .600. The Rockies have 1,057 hits, including 242 doubles and 146 home runs. Colorado has walked 336 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,045 times as a unit. They have left 729 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 604 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 52-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.43, Eric Lauer has a 6-8 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 87 strikeouts over the 105.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 420 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 466 batters and walked 136 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 971 base knocks and 503 earned runs this season. They have given up 151 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 994 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .332. He has 123 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 435 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 107. Manny Machado is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 116 hits in 423 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .499. The Padres as a unit have 922 base hits, including 156 doubles and 171 homers. San Diego has walked 333 times this year and they have struck out on 1,086 occasions. They have had 686 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 500 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres
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