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MLB betting line favors Padres over Rockies

Colorado RockiesSan Diego Padres
July 9, 10:10 PM | GrassPETCO Park

Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Odds

43-47TEAM RECORD40-50

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Colorado duelling San Diego on Tuesday at PETCO Park.

Jhoulys Chacin, with a record of 8-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Rockies, while the Padres trot Eric Stults to the mound in this one. He is 6-7 so far in 2013.

View Colorado vs San Diego Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The moneyline was hovering in the range of -129 for the Padres in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 15-rated Padres and the league No. 10-ranked Rockies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Diego's No. 8-rated National League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 14 in the National League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Padres have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, less than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Diego has the National League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

The Rockies were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Rockies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Edinson Volquez and the Padres 4-2 on Monday at PETCO Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 8-2
After a win are 4-6

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

A few Rockies at Padres trends to consider:
Colorado is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 12 games
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
San Diego is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Colorado
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
San Diego is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Colorado at San Diego, Wednesday, July 10