San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - 9/9/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (57-81) at San Diego Padres (66-73)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 9:10 pm (PETCO Park)
J De La Rosa (9-6) (4.24) vs. J Shields (10-6) (3.83)
The Line: San Diego Padres -162 / Colorado Rockies +152 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Rocky Mountain, FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies face off on Wednesday at Petco Park as they continue their MLB series of National League West teams.
The San Diego Padres didn’t do a lot of scoring on Tuesday but they did enough to get the win over the Rockies. Wil Myers hit a home run, Yangervis Solarte had two hits, and Matt Kemp had a hit as Padres scored two runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Colin Rea allowed two hits and struck out four over 7.0 innings to not get a decision as Craig Kimbrel got the win. For Wednesday’s game the Padres start James Shields who has allowed 166 hits and 75 earned runs while striking out 188 over 176.1 innings for a 10-6 record and a 3.83 ERA.
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The Colorado Rockies just couldn’t make solid contact on Tuesday as they lost to the Padres. Nolan Arenado hit a home run and Justin Morneau and D.J. LeMahieu had hits as the Rockies scored one run on three hits. Starting pitcher Jonathan Gray allowed two hits and struck out six over 5.o innings to not get a decision as Boone Logan took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Rockies start Chrostopher Rusin who has allowed 136 hits and 57 earned runs while striking out 73 over 107.1 innings for a 5-7 record and a 4.78 ERA.
San Diego is 6-2 at home against a team with a losing record, 1-4 in their last five games, and 2-7 in Shields’ last nine starts. Colorado is 18-43 as an underdog, 5-3 against a team with a losing record, and 0-8 in Rusin’s last eight road starts. Colorado is 2-8 in their last 10 games against San Diego.
With the total set at seven my free pick is on the over. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.