Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres Matchup

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The Colorado Rockies are making a road trip to San Diego to play their division rival Padres at PETCO Park. The action starts at 10:10 p.m. ET and you can watch it on either ATRM or FSSD.

Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres Odds

The Padres are 11-6 straight up (SU) and 9-7 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 5.7 units for moneyline bettors and 2.6 units ATS. San Diego has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven games and the under has cashed in three of those seven. On the other hand, the Rockies have gone 4-12 SU this year and are 4-11 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 10.1 units for gamblers taking the moneyline through the early part of the year and 9.8 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread only once in its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven.

Padres games have an over/under record of 7-8-1 so far in 2019. The Rockies have an over/under record of 5-8-2.

Jeff Hoffman is getting the nod for the visiting Rockies. The right-handed Hoffman has yet to pitch in the majors this season.

The Padres are handing the ball to lefty Joey Lucchesi (2-1, 4.40 ERA), who has 17 strikeouts and five walks, along with a WHIP of 1.33. Lucchesi made four starts against the Rockies in 2018, compiling a 1-0 record with a 2.05 ERA and 23 strikeouts.

San Diego’s pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game overall in 2019 as a unit. The club’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 3.31, a WHIP of 1.16 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.1. The bullpen has a 4.25 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 10.6 K/9. In 14 divisional games, Padres starters have an ERA of 3.69 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.05.

The San Diego offense is putting up 3.8 runs per outing, including 3.7 per game against divisional foes and 4.2 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .224/.273/.453 over its last five contests and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

Outfielders Wil Myers and Manuel Margot have led the way for the Padres’ offense this year. Myers is hitting .298/.333/.509 with 17 hits, seven RBIs and seven runs scored, and Margot’s line is .333/.347/.563 with 16 hits, seven RBIs and seven runs.

In the visiting dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 4.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.18 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 8.17 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.41, along with a WHIP of 1.36 and a K/9 of 8.07.

The Rockies offense has slashed .201/.263/.312 on its way to 2.9 runs scored per game in 2019, including 3.1 runs per game against divisional foes and 1.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).

Colorado’s offense has been fueled by third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story. Arenado is slashing .254/.324/.365 with 16 hits, nine RBIs and seven runs scored, while Story (.242/.309/.452) has produced 15 hits, four homers, 10 RBIs and nine runs scored.

The Rockies have lost 5.1 units and are 1-4 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over’s hit in one of those games, compared to three that’ve gone under against righties.

Rockies vs. Padres Free Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in only two of Colorado’s last seven games.
  • The Rockies have a total OPS of .575 this season and an OPS of .586 against left-handed pitchers. The Padres’ OPS sits at .727 overall and .805 against lefties.
  • Colorado has recorded 17.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 14.2 over its last five.
  • The Rockies have hit nine home runs in their last 10 games. The Padres have hit 18 over their last 10.