San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/31/2020
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, July 31, 2020
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (+110) Rockies (-120)
Coors Field is the venue where David Dahl and the Colorado Rockies (4-1, 1st in NL West) will take on the San Diego Padres (4-2, 3rd in NL West) on Friday. The Rockies open this contest at -120 while the Padres are coming in at +110. The total has been set at 11.5. The starting pitchers will be Garrett Richards and Jon Gray.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
7/30/2020 Jorge Mateo SS Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/29/2020 Eric Hosmer 1B Illness Probable for Jul 30
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/21/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/23/2020 Peter Lambert SP Elbow Out for the season
7/22/2020 Scott Oberg RP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 4-2 overall record this season. Richards (45-39 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.72 and he has faced 3,182 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.57 (301 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.253. He has given up 673 base knocks (8.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 277 walks. Richards has taken the mound for 758 innings and has tallied 662 K's in his MLB career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .189 against the bullpen and they've struck out 22 hitters and walked 8 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.06. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 44 base hits and 18 earned runs. They have allowed 5 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 14 batters and struck out 53. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.09 and their FIP as a unit is 3.21.
As a team San Diego is hitting .227, good for 17th in the league. The Padres hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .359, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .440. He has 5 hits this season in 19 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .632 and an OPS+ of 203. Manny Machado is hitting .227 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 22 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Padres have 42 hits, including 7 doubles and 8 home runs. San Diego has walked 35 times so far this season and they have struck out 53 times as a unit. They have left 39 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 32 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 4-1 overall mark this year. Gray (43-33 career mark) holds a 4.44 earned run average and has surrendered 9.0 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.14 and he has gone up against 2,757 opposing hitters in his career. In his pro baseball career, Gray has surrendered 648 base hits while he has earned 673 K's in 646 innings. He has surrendered 319 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.334 and a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.08 and they have given up 10 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .149 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 4 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 5.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 1.84. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 29 base knocks and 9 earned runs this season. They have given up 2 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 17 hitters and struck out 41 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.05 while their FIP as a staff is 3.17.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 18th in the league. The Rockies hold a .327 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. David Dahl comes into this matchup batting .227 with an OBP of .292. He has 5 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 22 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .318 with an OPS+ of 75. Trevor Story is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .435. He has collected 5 hits in 18 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 197 and a slugging percentage of .611. The Rockies as a unit have 38 base hits, including 8 doubles and 3 homers. Colorado has walked 21 times this year and they have struck out on 50 occasions. They have had 39 men left on base and have an OPS of .633. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 21 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres (+110)
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