Colorado Rockies take on Padres in baseball test
Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Odds
Colorado pays a visit to San Diego on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Padres bats in baseball action at PETCO Park.
San Diego hands the ball to starter Clayton Richard in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-1 mark on the year. Colorado counters with Jorge De La Rosa, who will try to quiet the fans and the Padres bats at the same time.
The visitors were +-110 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 7-rated Padres and the league No. 14-ranked Rockies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Diego's National League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 3.5 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 5.7 runs per game in the league. The Padres have averaged 8.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (10.1 per nine innings).
San Diego owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 12-rated defense.
Colorado won its last outing, a 9-5 result against the Padres on April 13. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rockies enjoyed a 9-5 victory at the expense of the Padres on Saturday, with Jhoulys Chacin throwing 5 innings of 4-hit ball at PETCO Park.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rockies at Padres trends to consider:
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games at home
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
San Diego is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Colorado home to NY Mets, Monday, April 15
San Diego at LA Dodgers, Monday, April 15