San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/30/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, August 30, 2020
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (-152) Rockies (+140)
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (20-14, 2nd in NL West) travel to Coors Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (16-16, 3rd in NL West). The line on this matchup has the Padres priced at -152 and the Rockies are at +140. The total opens at 12.5. The men taking the mound will be Chris Paddack and Ryan Castellani.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/29/2020 Drew Pomeranz RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 29
8/28/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/28/2020 Francisco Mejia C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/17/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
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
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
8/28/2020 David Dahl CF Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 29
8/28/2020 Wade Davis RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
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
8/20/2020 Chris Owings 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
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 20-14 overall record this season. Paddack (11-10 career mark) has a FIP of 4.27 and he has faced 720 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.71 (73 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.033. He has conceded 145 hits (7.4 hits per 9 innings) and has had 38 free passes. Paddack has taken the ball for 177 frames and has tallied 187 K's during his pro baseball career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.35 and they have given up 128 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 57 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.2 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 4.58. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 271 base hits and 151 earned runs. They have allowed 45 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 107 batters and struck out 299. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
As a team San Diego is hitting .259, good for 7th in the league. The Padres hold a .483 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 40 hits this season in 130 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .638 and an OPS+ of 179. Trent Grisham is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 129 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .457. The Padres have 292 hits, including 56 doubles and 61 home runs. San Diego has walked 124 times so far this season and they have struck out 279 times as a unit. They have left 212 men on base and have a team OPS of .822. They score 5.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 189 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Castellani (1-1 record) is the owner of a 3.58 earned run average and has given up 5.8 hits per nine innings. He has a SO/W ratio of 2.00 and he has faced 79 opposing batters. Castellani has surrendered 13 hits while he has tallied 14 K's in 20 frames. He has conceded 8 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 0.995 and being the owner of a FIP of 6.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.66 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 91 batters and walked 41 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 288 base knocks and 151 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 89 hitters and struck out 220 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.50.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Trevor Story comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .386. He has 39 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 128 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .602 with an OPS+ of 145. Daniel Murphy is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .300. He has collected 24 hits in 93 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 70 and a slugging percentage of .376. The Rockies as a unit have 287 base hits, including 44 doubles and 40 homers. Colorado has walked 109 times this year and they have struck out on 270 occasions. They have had 222 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 162 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (-152)
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