San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 5/11/2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Jon Gray
The San Diego Padres visit Coors Field on Saturday, May 11, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Joey Lucchesi for the Padres and Jon Gray for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +125 and Colorado at -135. The Padres have a 16-20-2 over/under record and a 21-17-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 17-20-0 against the run line and have a 19-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 16-20-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 21-17-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 19-16-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 17-20-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/06/19 P Trey Wingenter Shoulder 10-day IL (05/05)
05/04/19 P Brett Kennedy Shoulder 60-day IL (05/04)
04/30/19 SS Fernando Tatis Jr. Hamstring 10-day IL (04/29)
04/24/19 LF Jose Pirela Oblique 10-day IL (04/21)
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)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/05/19 P Harrison Musgrave Elbow 10-day IL (05/04)
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 21-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.00 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 36 strikeouts over his 36 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 161 hitters and walked 48 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 296 base hits and 136 earned runs. They have allowed 45 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 106 batters and struck out 350. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.85.
As a team San Diego is hitting .227, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .237 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 33 hits this season in 139 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .432 and an OPS+ of 102. Eric Hosmer is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 143 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .469. The Padres have 282 hits, including 55 doubles and 57 home runs. San Diego has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 362 times as a unit. They have left 202 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 149 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 17-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.22, Jon Gray has a 3-3 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 42.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 122 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 117 batters and walked 62 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 337 base knocks and 192 earned runs this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 138 hitters and struck out 303 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Rockies hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .351. He has 45 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 153 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .523 with an OPS+ of 114. Nolan Arenado is hitting .322 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 48 hits in 149 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .597. The Rockies as a unit have 314 base hits, including 75 doubles and 46 homers. Colorado has walked 116 times this year and they have struck out on 352 occasions. They have had 237 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 182 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +125
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