San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/2/2020
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, August 2, 2020
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (-135) Rockies (+115)
Wil Myers and the San Diego Padres (6-2, 1st in NL West) head to Coors Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (4-2, 2nd in NL West). The odds on this game have the Padres priced at -135 and the Rockies are at +115. The over/under opens at 13. The expected starting pitchers are Zach Davies and Antonio Senzatela.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/1/2020 Jorge Mateo SS Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
8/1/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Probable for Aug 1
7/31/2020 Eric Hosmer 1B Illness Probable for Aug 1
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
7/23/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
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 6-2 overall record this season. Davies has thrown 619 frames and has accumulated 439 strikeouts thus far in his career. His ERA is 3.91 (269 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.297. He has given up 623 hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has had 180 walks. Davies (44-32 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.23 and he has gone up against 2,609 hitters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 31 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 28 hitters and walked 13 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 55 base hits and 24 earned runs. They have allowed 5 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 21 batters and struck out 65. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.19.
As a team San Diego is hitting .245, good for 8th in the league. The Padres hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .359, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .414. He has 6 hits this season in 23 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .609 and an OPS+ of 188. Manny Machado is hitting .222 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 27 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The Padres have 56 hits, including 11 doubles and 9 home runs. San Diego has walked 37 times so far this season and they have struck out 68 times as a unit. They have left 45 men on base and have a team OPS of .787. They score 6.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 44 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 4-2 overall mark this year. Senzatela (28-22 career win-loss mark) holds a 5.31 earned run average while giving up 9.9 hits per nine innings. He has a SO/W ratio of 1.82 and he has gone up against 1,560 opposing batters in his MLB career. Thus far in his career, Senzatela has surrendered 389 base knocks and he has 250 K's in 354 innings pitched. He has given up 209 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.485 and having a FIP of 4.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 16 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .188 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 21 batters and walked 6 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 5.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd 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 17th in the league. The Rockies hold a .327 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 19th 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 196 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 (-135)
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