Padres at Rockies 6/13/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies
MLB: 8:40 PM EST
Jun. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : COL -145 O/U 12
On Thursday, the San Diego Padres open a four-game series on the road at Coors Field against the Colorado Rockies. The Padres lost on Tuesday to the San Francisco Giants 6-5 for their third straight loss. Rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. homered for San Diego on the game’s first pitch and had two RBIs in the loss. Ian Kinsler homered as well but San Diego’s bullpen pitched poorly following a solid start by rookie pitcher Chris Paddack.
Colorado won its second straight on Tuesday after defeating the Chicago Cubs 10-3. Rookie starter Peter Lambert pitched five solid innings and Colorado won its 10th consecutive game at Coors Field. Lambert gave up three hits and one run to improve to 2-0. Daniel Murphy belted a two-run double and had two other hits, while Charlie Blackmon smacked a three-run homer.
Eric Hosmer is leading the Padres with a .285 batting average, in RBIs with 38 and in hits with 72. Franmil Reyes leads in home runs with 19. San Diego is averaging .231 at the plate while opposing hitters are averaging .242. On Thursday, the Padres will send Cal Quantrill to the mound. The right-hander is 1-2 with an ERA of 4.85, 26 Ks and 7 BBs.
Nolan Arenado is leading Colorado with a .330 batting average, in home runs with 17, RBIs with 57 and in hits with 86. Colorado has a batting average of .262, while opposing hitters are averaging .263. On Thursday, the Rockies will send Jon Gray to the mound. The right-hander is 5-5 with an ERA of 4.27, 83 Ks and 31 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
San Diego is 1-4 in its last 5 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 19 of the Padres last 27 on Thursday
Colorado is 5-0 in its last 5 versus National League West opponents
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Rockies last 6
Free Betting Pick: Colorado Rockies -145
San Diego has lost 4 of the last 5 at Coors Field and 6 of the last 7 overall against Colorado. The Padres have lost 4 of their last 5 on the road and 6 of the last 7 on the road against an opponent with a winning record. Colorado has won 12 of its last 16 overall and 13 of its last 16 at home versus an opponent with a losing record. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rockies win 8-4.