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The Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at PETCO Park.
Righthander Juan Nicasio will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Nicasio is 8-7 this season with a 4.82 ERA.
Nicasio's opponent in this one will be Burch Smith. The Padres righthander has a 18.42 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
Colorado was a 7-5 winner in its last match at home against the Dodgers. They won as -138 favorites, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Padres were a 13-5 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -101 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors.
Colorado: 66-75 SU
San Diego: 62-77 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Colorado is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games at home
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
San Diego home to Colorado, Saturday, September 7