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Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Thursday when the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres meet at PETCO Park.

The Rockies will give the ball to starter Franklin Morales in this one. Lefthander Morales is 0-1 this season with a 6.95 ERA.

The Padres will counter Morales with Ian Kennedy. Righthander Kennedy has a 4.24 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.

Colorado was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Padres. They lost as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Colorado: 7-9 SU
San Diego: 7-8 SU

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of San Diego's last 19 games at home
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next up:
Colorado home to Philadelphia, Friday, April 18
San Diego home to San Francisco, Friday, April 18