Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres - 8/15/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (55-61) at Colorado Rockies (47-67)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Coors Field)
A Cashner (4-12) (4.22) vs. Jon Gray (0-0) (2.70)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -110 / San Diego Padres +100 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Rocky Mountain, FS-San Diego
The Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres face off on Saturday at Coors Field as they continue their MLB series of National League West teams.
The Colorado Rockies trailed from the start on Friday and although they caught up they were never able to get to the lead as they lost to the Padres. Nolan Arenado hit a home run and D.J. LeMahieu and Brandon Barnes each had two hits as the Rockies scored five runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Yohan Flande allowed eight hits and four runs while striking out four over 6.0 innings to not get a decision as Kenneth Roberts took the loss. For Saturday’s game the Rockies start Jonathan Gray who has allowed six hits and three earned runs while striking out nine over 10 innings for a 2.70 ERA.
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The San Diego Padres made the most of their scoring chances on Friday as they beat the Rockies in Colorado. Matt Kemp hit for the cycle and Jedd Gyorko and Derek Norris each hit home runs as the Padres scored nine runs on 12 hits. Starting pitcher Tyson Ross allowed six hits and four runs, two earned over 5.0 to not get a decision as Bud Norris got the win and Joaquin Benoit earned his 21st save. For Saturday’s game the Padres start Andrew Cashner who has allowed 140 hits and 61 earned runs while striking out 114 over 134.1 innings for a 4-12 record and a 4.09 ERA.
Colorado is 9-24 in their last 33 game two of a series, 8-25 in their last 33 games as an underdog, and 0-6 in their last six games. San Diego is 4-7 in their last 11 games, 6-0 as a road favorite, and 5-2 in Cashner’s last seven starts as a favorite. San Diego has won their last seven games over Colorado.
The total in this one is set at 10.5 and even there it seems like the over is the better choice though really this pick is just a lean.