Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 8/4/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+190) San Diego (-225)
Petco Park is the location where the San Diego Padres (60-46) will compete against the Colorado Rockies (46-60) on Thursday. The line on this matchup has the Rockies at +190 while the Padres are sitting at -225. The total has been set at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Kyle Freeland and Joe Musgrove.
The Rockies have accounted for 190 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 95 baseballs out of the park. Colorado is slugging .405 and have struck out 831 times, while being walked on 310 occasions. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are recording 4.5 runs per contest, which has them at 13th in the league. They have recorded 451 runs batted in as well as 948 hits on the campaign, while their team batting average is at .261. They have 474 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .324.
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The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.94 for the season (28th in the league), and they have struck out 745 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.12 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.45. Rockies pitchers have surrendered 113 home runs in addition to 569 runs (29th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 352 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.33 as a unit so far this year.
The Rockies have dispatched 332 relievers to the hill on the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 142 base runners on the campaign with 35.2% of those players crossed the plate. They have earned 29 saves on the season and have blown 10 out of their 39 save opportunities. The Rockies relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 74.4% and has entered the game in 80 save situations. The relievers have racked up 41 holds this season (28th in the league). Rockies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 87 times and also have had 118 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Colorado Rockies have 2,598 putouts this season, in addition to 980 assists and 65 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which has them ranked 27th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 99 double plays. The Rockies have converted 67.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 7,794 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 30th in professional baseball.
Freeland has taken the hill for 768 frames and has accumulated 592 punch outs thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.26 (364 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.397. He has conceded 808 hits (9.5 hits per nine innings) with 266 free passes. Freeland (46-47 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 4.50 and he has faced 3,320 hitters in the majors.
The Padres have a SLG% of .381 and they score 4.42 runs per contest (15th in baseball). They have 182 doubles, while getting a free base 372 times and earning 469 runs. San Diego has accounted for 94 HRs over the course of the season as well as 454 RBIs. They have struck out on 868 occasions (18th in the league) and have tallied 865 base hits. The San Diego Padres have recorded a team on-base percentage of .318 and a team batting average of .242 this year.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.200 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.73 as a staff for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.95 (944 strikeouts vs 320 bases on balls). They come in at 9th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 816. They have given up 105 homers and they yield 4.04 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league). The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 425 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.73 (393 earned runs yielded).
San Diego has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 52 save chances and they have tallied 36 saves. They are ranked 10th in the league holding a save rate of 69.2%, and they have sent 306 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 115 times in high leverage situations in addition to 85 occasions with base runners. San Diego relievers have an inherited score percentage of 40.3% out of 129 inherited base runners. Sitting with 108 save situations, the Padres have accrued 52 holds in addition to 16 blown saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 75 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .989 (4th in professional baseball). The Padres have recorded 892 assists, 41 errors and are sitting with 2,653 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 7,959 innings on the diamond, the Padres are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 70.8% (7th in the majors).
Musgrove (48-51 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.82 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.85 and he has gone up against 3,294 hitters during his career. He has allowed 337 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.162 and a FIP of 3.8. During his career, Musgrove has surrendered 719 hits while he has earned 782 punch outs in 793 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado (+190)
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