Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 8/2/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Petco Park is the location where the San Diego Padres (57-46) will take on the Colorado Rockies (46-57) on Tuesday. The pitchers who are expected to start are Austin Gomber and Reiss Knehr.
Colorado has a slugging % of .406 and have been rung up 808 times, while taking a walk on 306 occasions. They have compiled 444 RBI's and 923 hits for the year, and their average at the plate sits at .261. The Rockies have accumulated 182 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 93 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 466 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .325. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.5 runs per game, which ranks them 13th in MLB.
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Rockies pitchers have relinquished 108 home runs and also 549 total runs (29th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 336 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.29 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.15 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.44. The Rockies hold a team ERA of 4.87 over the course of the season (28th in the league), and the staff has struck out 722 batters.
The Rockies have sent 324 relievers to the mound this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 136 runners this year and 35.3% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 29 saves on the campaign and have blown 10 of 39 save opportunities. The Rockies bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 74.4% and has stepped onto the mound in 80 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 41 holds for the year (26th in the league). Rockies bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 84 times and also have had 116 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rockies have converted 67.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 7,794 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 30th in MLB. The Colorado Rockies have earned 2,598 putouts for the season, in addition to 980 assists and 65 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which has them sitting 27th in baseball, and have a total of 99 double plays.
Gomber (21-19 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.37 while he has gone up against 1,346 hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 309 base hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 115 free passes. His earned run average is 4.64 (162 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.350. Gomber has taken the hill for 314 frames and has racked up 278 K's during his career.
The Padres hold a slugging % of .375 and they score 4.36 runs per contest (18th in the league). They have recorded 175 doubles, while walking 356 times and scoring 449 runs. San Diego is sitting with 89 home runs on the year as well as 434 RBIs. They have struck out on 845 occasions (19th in the league) and have earned 835 base hits. The San Diego Padres have an on-base percentage of .315 as well as a batting average of .240 on the season.
The Padres have a team WHIP of 1.203 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.75 as a squad so far this season. They rank 5th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 791. The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 417 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.77 (385 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.91 (921 strikeouts vs 316 bases on balls). They have relinquished 103 home runs and they relinquish 4.08 runs per 9 innings (9th in MLB).
Sitting with 106 save situations, the Padres have earned 51 holds and also 16 blown saves. San Diego has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 51 save chances and they have earned 35 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 111 times in high leverage situations in addition to 83 occasions with runners on. San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 41.9% out of their 124 inherited runners. They sit at 10th in MLB with a save percentage of 68.6%, and they have sent 297 relief pitchers to the mound on the year.
The San Diego Padres have gotten 75 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .989 (4th in professional baseball). The Padres have 892 assists, 41 errors and have 2,653 putouts for the season. In 7,959 innings on the field, the Padres have a efficiency on defense of 70.8% (7th in pro baseball).
In his MLB career, Knehr has given up 26 base knocks while he has earned 27 K's in 37 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 16 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.232 and having a FIP of 4.3. His K/BB ratio is 1.35 and he has gone up against 157 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Knehr (1-2 career mark) has earned a 3.86 earned run average while giving up 6.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego
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