San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/28/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, August 28, 2020
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (-190) Rockies (+175)
Wil Myers and the San Diego Padres (18-13, 2nd in NL West) head to Coors Field on Friday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (16-15, 3rd in NL West). The Rockies open this matchup at +175 while the Padres are coming in at -190. The over/under opens at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Zach Davies and Antonio Senzatela.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/21/2020 Drew Pomeranz RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/17/2020 Tommy Pham LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/17/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
8/17/2020 Francisco Mejia C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/8/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
8/25/2020 Joe Harvey RP Elbow Out for the season
8/24/2020 Chi Chi Gonzalez SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/23/2020 Wade Davis RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/20/2020 Chris Owings 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/19/2020 David Dahl CF Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 18-13 overall record this season. Davies has taken the mound for 650 innings and has totaled 465 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.86 (279 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.274. He has surrendered 641 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 187 walks. Davies (47-34 career record) holds a FIP of 4.19 while he has faced 2,725 batters in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.41 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 122 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 244 base hits and 136 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 95 batters and struck out 274. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team San Diego is hitting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Padres hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 28 hits this season in 100 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .580 and an OPS+ of 157. Fernando Tatis Jr is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 37 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 123 at bats. His OPS+ is 180 while his slugging percentage is at .650. The Padres have 254 hits, including 48 doubles and 56 home runs. San Diego has walked 118 times so far this season and they have struck out 259 times as a unit. They have left 192 men on base and have a team OPS of .802. They score 5.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 166 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
During his career, Senzatela has conceded 417 base knocks and he has 272 K's in 385 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 223 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.446 and a FIP of 4.8. He has a SO/W ratio of 1.94 and he has gone up against 1,685 opposing hitters so far in his career. Senzatela (30-23 career mark) has a 5.21 earned run average and has given up 9.7 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.38 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 88 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 269 base knocks and 141 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 88 hitters and struck out 215 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .294. He has 27 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 112 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .482 with an OPS+ of 92. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .390 this season and he has an OBP of .438. He has collected 46 hits in 118 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .568. The Rockies as a unit have 278 base hits, including 44 doubles and 39 homers. Colorado has walked 105 times this year and they have struck out on 261 occasions. They have had 213 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 5.1 runs per game and totaled 158 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (-190)
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