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The San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Coors Field.
The Padres will trot Edinson Volquez out to the mound in this one. Righthander Volquez has a 8-9 record and a 5.44 ERA this season.
The Rockies will counter Volquez with Jhoulys Chacin. Righthander Chacin has a 3.30 ERA to go along with a 10-6 record this season.
In their last action, San Diego was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at -180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Pirates at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +109 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Colorado has won 3 straight games.
San Diego: 53-64 SU
Colorado: 55-64 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 12 games on the road
San Diego is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
San Diego is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
Colorado is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against San Diego
Colorado is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing San Diego
Colorado home to San Diego, Tuesday, August 13