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San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Colorado and San Diego on Sunday, with the host Rockies trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

San Diego puts its faith in starter James Shields to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 12-6. Getting the ball for the Colorado Rockies is Kyle Kendrick, who owns a 6-12 record on the season with a 6.15 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting San Diego Padres before the first pitch in this match found them as -120 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 10.5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.6-4.1 result in favor of the Rockies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Colorado (63-85) will face the 69-80 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs San Diego injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 20-ranked Colorado Rockies and the No. 25-rated San Diego Padres in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Colorado Rockies No. 7 ranked offense (4.47 runs per game) against a San Diego Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 24 at 4.57 runs allowed per game. The Colorado Rockies have been averaging 9.11 hits per game, more than the San Diego Padres have managed so far this season (8.26 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Colorado has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres were saddled with a loss last time out in R Erlin's start, as they lost 10-2 against Colorado on Saturday at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games
  • San Diego is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego's last 9 games on the road
  • Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games at home
  • Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego home to San Francisco, Tuesday, September 22nd
Colorado home to Pittsburgh, Monday, September 21st