San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 6/16/2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Margevicius vs. Peter Lambert
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (34-36, 4th in NL West) head to Coors Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (36-33, 2nd in NL West). The Rockies open this game at -128 while the Padres are coming in at +118. The O/U is set at 12.5.
The Padres have been an inconsistent bet for MLB wagerers, having gone 34-36-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 52.2% of the time, going 36-33-0 straight up. The Rockies have been an excellent play for baseball wagerers as a favorite, going 23-11-0 SU. San Diego is covering 45.7% of the time as an underdog, having gone 16-19-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a dicey Under play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 34-31-5.
The Padres are covering 50.0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 16-16-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies are covering 60.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 21-14-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a dicey Under play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 35-31-3.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
6/13/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Leg Expected to be out until at least Jun 26
6/8/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/5/2019 Travis Jankowski CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/2/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/1/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
5/29/2019 Dinelson Lamet SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/28/2019 Jose Castillo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
5/27/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
2/19/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
6/15/2019 Trevor Story SS Forehead Probable for Jun 15
6/14/2019 Nolan Arenado 3B Forearm Probable for Jun 15
6/10/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/6/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
5/22/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 34-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Margevicius has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 5.02 and a WHIP of 1.39 this season. He has 37 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 244 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 284 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 588 base hits and 301 earned runs. They have allowed 101 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 174 batters and struck out 617. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team San Diego is hitting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 65 hits this season in 254 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .445 and an OPS+ of 110. Eric Hosmer is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 267 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Padres have 547 hits, including 98 doubles and 104 home runs. San Diego has walked 191 times so far this season and they have struck out 684 times as a unit. They have left 402 men on base and have a team OPS of .716. They score 4.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 293 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 36-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.50, Peter Lambert has a 2-0 record and a 0.83 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 12 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 5.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 235 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 226 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.14. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 648 base knocks and 357 earned runs this season. They have given up 103 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 573 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .351. He has 79 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 278 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 113. Nolan Arenado is hitting .326 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 87 hits in 267 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Rockies as a unit have 642 base hits, including 150 doubles and 90 homers. Colorado has walked 211 times this year and they have struck out on 645 occasions. They have had 448 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.48 runs per game and totaled 378 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +118
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