Padres visit Colorado Rockies in MLB clash
San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Odds
The San Diego Padres will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rockies in Colorado at Coors Field on Friday in baseball odds action.
Jason Marquis gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Padres on this day; he's 0-0 on the season. The Rockies, meanwhile, will counter with Jeff Francis, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Padres listed as underdogs of +-145 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 11, depending on the book.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 9-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 12-rated Padres in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 2 ranked National League offense (6.3 runs per game) against a Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 15 in the National League at 6.7 runs allowed per game. The Rockies have been averaging 13.7 hits per game, more than the Padres have managed so far this season (5.3 hits on average).
Colorado owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 15-rated defense.
The Padres were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +137 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. San Diego looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mets, a 2-1 final on Thursday in support of Eric Stults at Citi Field.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 7-3 winner as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +129 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Colorado rolled to a 7-3 win against Milwaukee on Wednesday, as Juan Nicasio and the Rockies' bats led the team to victory at Miller Park.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 0-10
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Padres at Rockies trends to consider:
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 11 games at home
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Colorado's last 19 games
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
San Diego at Colorado, Saturday, April 6