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San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Preview

Colorado RockiesSan Diego Padres
May 7, 10:05 PM | GrassPETCO Park

Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Odds

12-15TEAM RECORD9-20

The San Diego Padres battle the visiting Colorado Rockies on Monday in MLB betting action at PETCO Park.

The Padres will turn to Edinson Volquez and his 0-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Rockies send Drew Pomeranz (0-1) to the hill.

View Colorado vs San Diego Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-130 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 6.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Padres and the National League No. 14-rated Rockies in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Diego's No. 15-rated National League offense, averaging 3.2 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 16 in the National League at 5.7 in runs allowed per game. The Padres have averaged 7.1 hits per game so far, less than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).

Colorado brings the National League's No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Padres' league No. 9-ranked defense.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 7-2 loser as they battled the Braves at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -115 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to Atlanta on Sunday at Coors Field.

San Diego lost its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Marlins on May 6. Bettors who backed the Marlins at -122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Padres endured a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Marlins on Sunday, with Joe Wieland throwing 5 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at PETCO Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Rockies at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Colorado is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Colorado at San Diego, Tuesday, May 8