Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 25 (9/25) MLB

Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 25 (9/25) MLB

 

Odds

Time 3:10 p.m. EST
Padres money line -145
Padres run line -1.5 (+100)
Rockies money line +122
Rockies run line +1.5 (-120)
Over / under 11

 

Key stats

  San Diego Padres  Colorado Rockies
Record 83-68 65-86
Road / home record 43-36 41-38
Last 10 record 6-4 4-6
Streak L2 W1
Over / under record 70-76-5 69-75-7
Runs / game 4.34 4.38
Runs allowed / game 4.11 5.35

 

Preview

The Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres will play the 2nd game of the series at the Chase Field on Saturday night. The Rockies took the win 4-3 in the first game of the series. Rookie Alan Trejo singled in the winning run in the 10th inning, highly touted prospect Ezequiel Tovar picked up hits on the first two pitches he saw in the big leagues.

 

San Diego Padres

The Padres get here with a 83-68 record and have won 5 of their last 7 games. The team is averaging 4.34 runs per game and they're batting for .241 AVG, have 609 runs scored in 1120 hits and 129 home runs, ranking #15 in offense in the league behind the Chicago White Sox. Manny Machado is leading the team with 30 home runs and 95 RBI and a batting average of .296.

Defensively they are allowing 4.11 runs per game and rank #10 in the league. Yu Darvish leads the pitching staff with a 3.05 ERA, 183 strikeouts and 15 wins recorded for the Padres.

Probable Pitcher:  Mike Clevinger (6-7, 4.49 ERA)

Clevinger will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Padres. Clevinger earned the win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday. He allowed a hit and a walk while striking out eight over six scoreless innings.r.

Colorado Rockies

The Rockies get here with a 65-86 record and have lost 4 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 4.38 runs per game and they're batting for .258 AVG, have 612 runs scored in 1220 hits and 124 home runs, ranking #12 in offense in the league behind the Texas Rangers. CJ Cron is leading the team with 29 home runs and 101 RBI and a batting average of .268.

Defensively they are allowing 5.35 runs per game and rank #30, the worst in the league. German Marquez leads the pitching staff with a 5.15 ERA, 136 strikeouts and 8 wins recorded for the Rockies.

Probable Pitcher:  Kyle Freeland (9-11, 4.69 ERA)

Freeland will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Rockies. He didn't factor in the decision against San Francisco on Monday, allowing five runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out six batters over 4.2 innings. He is 1-2 with an ERA of 7.56 and 21 strikeouts in 7 appearances against the Padres in his career.

 

BETTING TRENDS

San Diego are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.

San Diego are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games against Colorado.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games on the road

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 10 games.

Colorado are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.

Colorado are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.

 

Prediction

The Rockies upset the Padres in the first game of the series and will try to win 2 in a row by sending Kyle Freeland to the mound who has struggled all season and has been pounded by the Padres. Mike Clevinger will take the mound for the Padres who hasn't allowed a single run in the last 14 innings pitched and already beat the Rockies earlier this season. Expect the Padres to score without issues against Kuhl and Darvish to have another strong performance. Take the Padres to cover the run line.

PICK: Padres -1.5 (-140) 

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