Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/7/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Monday, September 7, 2020
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Rockies (+204) Padres (-225)
Ryan McMahon and the Colorado Rockies (19-20, 3rd in NL West) head to Petco Park on Monday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (24-17, 2nd in NL West). The line on this game has the Rockies coming in at +204 and the Padres are at -225. The O/U has been set at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Kyle Freeland and Dinelson Lamet.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/5/2020 David Dahl CF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 7
9/5/2020 Wade Davis RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
9/4/2020 Jon Gray SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/1/2020 Chris Owings 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/1/2020 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/25/2020 Joe Harvey RP Elbow Out for the season
8/2/2020 Scott Oberg RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
7/23/2020 Peter Lambert SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/6/2020 Francisco Mejia C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
9/5/2020 Luis Campusano C Hand Probable for Sep 6
9/4/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/4/2020 Luis Perdomo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/4/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
9/2/2020 Emilio Pagan RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/30/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Out for the season
8/28/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/17/2020 Tommy Pham LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 19-20 overall record this season. Freeland has taken the hill for 507 innings and has earned 387 K's during his career. His earned run average is 4.14 (233 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.403. He has given up 528 hits (9.4 hits per nine innings) with 183 free passes. Freeland (33-30 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 4.53 while he has faced 2,191 hitters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.89 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 121 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.55. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 386 base hits and 213 earned runs. They have allowed 54 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 108 batters and struck out 273. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.74.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Ryan McMahon is hitting .211 with an on-base percentage of .311. He has 24 hits this season in 114 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 80. Nolan Arenado is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 141 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Rockies have 347 hits, including 53 doubles and 48 home runs. Colorado has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 339 times as a unit. They have left 265 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 193 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 24-17 overall mark this year. So far in his pro baseball career, Lamet has surrendered 177 hits while tallying 301 punchouts in 231 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 104 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.193 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.04 and he has faced 978 hitters during his pro baseball career. Lamet (12-14 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.05 earned run average and has conceded 6.9 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 153 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 161 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 329 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 124 hitters and struck out 359 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Padres hold a .486 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .402. He has 24 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 79 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .658 with an OPS+ of 179. Fernando Tatis Jr is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 50 hits in 163 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 181 and a slugging percentage of .650. The Padres as a unit have 363 base hits, including 68 doubles and 73 homers. San Diego has walked 141 times this year and they have struck out on 337 occasions. They have had 254 men left on base and have an OPS of .825. They have scored 5.68 runs per game and totaled 233 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rockies and under 8 runs
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