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The San Diego Padres are searching for their fourth win in a row as they play host to the Colorado Rockies at PETCO Park. The matchup gets underway at 10:10 p.m. ET and you can watch it on either ATRM or FSSD.

Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres Odds

Vegas is listing San Diego (+125) as the underdog to Colorado (-135). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at -105 for over 8.5 runs and -115 for under 8.5. Runline odds stand at +110 for taking the Rockies -1.5 runs and -130 for the Padres +1.5.

The Padres are 53-83 straight up (SU) and 64-71 against the spread (ATS). The team’s lost 17.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 27.1 units (ATS). On the other hand, the Rockies are 72-61 SU and have gone 68-64 ATS. Overall, the team’s accumulated 13.2 units for moneyline bettors and 3.1 units ATS.

San Diego games have a 65-65-5 over/under record in 2018. The Rockies have been a decent under bet with a total record of 57-69-6.

Antonio Senzatela is getting the start for the Rockies. The right-handed Senzatela (4-4, 5.24 ERA) has racked up 42 strikeouts in 56.2 innings so far. He’s 1-0 with seven strikeouts and a 6.14 ERA against San Diego this year.

The Padres are sending Brett Kennedy (0-2, 7.58 ERA) to the mound. Kennedy has 14 strikeouts and six walks to his name, as well as a WHIP of 1.95. Kennedy has yet to face the Rockies this year and did not record any MLB pitching stats last season.

San Diego’s pitching staff has given up 4.8 runs per game overall this year as a unit. The club’s starters have an ERA of 5.12, a WHIP of 1.48 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.3. The bullpen has a 3.52 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 10.0 K/9. In 59 games against NL West foes, Padres starters have an ERA of 5.64 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.39.

The San Diego hitters have put up 3.8 runs per outing, including 3.6 per game against divisional foes and 4.0 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .260/.294/.432 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Padres’ hitters have been led by Eric Hosmer, who is slashing .251/.314/.388 with 13 home runs, 56 RBIs and 59 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 4.8 runs per game and its starters own a 4.34 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 8.49 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.89, along with a K/9 of 8.89.

The Rockies offense has slashed .253/.320/.427 on its way to 4.7 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.8 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Trevor Story has provided a spark to the Colorado offense. Story is hitting .289/.346/.534 with 26 home runs, 85 RBIs, 70 runs and 21 stolen bases.

The Padres are coming off a 3-2 victory in the prior game of this series.

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes,

  • The over has hit in four of San Diego’s last seven games.
  • The Rockies have hit 11 home runs in their last 10 games. The Padres have hit 13 over their last 10.
  • Colorado has posted 21.8 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 20.4 over its last five.