Rockies open as moneyline underdog vs Padres
Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Odds
Colorado pays a visit to San Diego on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Padres bats in baseball action at PETCO Park.
Edinson Volquez gets the call for the San Diego Padres and he will try to build on a 0-2 mark. In the other dugout, Jhoulys Chacin brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Rockies as he tries to quiet the Padres bats.
Bettors looking to side with the Padres in this matchup found them as -113 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The Padres - Rockies odds would favor the Padres if the lines were set according to our power ranks. San Diego is rated No. 7 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 14 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has the National League's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 7.9 hits per game. The Rockies average 9.7 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the National League list.
San Diego owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 5.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 10-rated defense.
Colorado was a 7-5 winner in its last match on the road against the Padres. They won as -103 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. Colorado looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Padres, a 7-5 final on Friday in support of Jon Garland at PETCO Park.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rockies at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games on the road
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Colorado is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 14 of San Diego's last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing Colorado
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado at San Diego, Sunday, April 14