San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Betting Preview
Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Odds
The San Diego Padres battle the visiting Colorado Rockies on Sunday in MLB betting action at PETCO Park.
It's a pitching duel between Ian Kennedy for the Padres (6-9 on the year) and Chad Bettis for Colorado (0-3 so far).
The Rockies were listed as +-146 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 15-rated Padres and the league No. 11-ranked Rockies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Diego's No. 12 ranked National League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Rockies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 in the National League at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Padres have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Rockies have managed so far this season (9.1 hits on average).
Colorado brings the National League's No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Padres' league No. 14-ranked defense.
The Rockies were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. 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. Colorado suffered a 2-1 loss against San Diego on Saturday, as Tyler Chatwood wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PETCO Park.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing San Francisco are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Rockies at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games
Colorado is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games at home
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado
Colorado at San Francisco, Monday, September 9
San Diego at Philadelphia, Tuesday, September 10