San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Peter Lambert
Coors Field is the venue where Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies (62-85, 5th in NL West) will take on the San Diego Padres (68-78, 4th in NL West) on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Padres coming in at -105 and the Rockies are at -105. The over/under opens at 13.
The Padres have been a solid option for baseball wagerers, having gone 68-78-0 SU. The Rockies cover 42.2% of the time, going 62-85-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a dicey Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 66-69-11.
San Diego covers 46.5% of the time as the visitor, having gone 33-38-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado covers 50.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 36-36-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a dicey Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 71-70-6.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/12/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/12/2019 Hunter Renfroe RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/10/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/10/2019 Francisco Mejia C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/10/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
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
9/3/2019 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
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Out for the season
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/12/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/12/2019 Raimel Tapia LF Knee Probable for Sep 13
9/11/2019 Kyle Freeland SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/11/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
9/2/2019 German Marquez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 68-78 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 8-8 record with an earned run average of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He has 119 strikeouts over his 136.2 innings pitched and he's given up 147 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 542 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 604 hitters and walked 178 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,271 base hits and 651 earned runs. They have allowed 192 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 404 batters and struck out 1,312. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.19.
As a team San Diego is hitting .242, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 140 hits this season in 541 at bats with 79 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 108. Eric Hosmer is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 157 hits and he has driven in 92 men in 562 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .441. The Padres have 1,177 hits, including 200 doubles and 204 home runs. San Diego has walked 447 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,407 times as a unit. They have left 902 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 631 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 62-85 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.86, Peter Lambert has a 2-6 record and a 1.72 WHIP. He has 54 strikeouts over the 81.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 108 hits. He's allowing 12 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 548 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 493 batters and walked 231 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.9 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 5.58. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,432 base knocks and 810 earned runs this season. They have given up 242 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 520 hitters and struck out 1,147 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 5.16.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Rockies hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .363. He has 170 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 536 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 121. Nolan Arenado is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 170 hits in 543 at bats while driving in 112 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .587. The Rockies as a unit have 1,351 base hits, including 301 doubles and 191 homers. Colorado has walked 435 times this year and they have struck out on 1,349 occasions. They have had 961 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 747 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (-105)
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