Padres vs. Rockies - 9/10/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (57-80) at San Diego Padres (66-73)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 3:40 pm (PETCO Park)
C Bettis (6-5) (4.95) vs. T Ross (10-10) (3.26)
The Line: San Diego Padres -143 / Colorado Rockies +133 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres end their four-game series Thursday.
The Colorado Rockies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Rockies have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Rockies have won five of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 158 hits and 53 RBI while Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado have combined for 159 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have split their last eight road games. Jorge De La Rosa gets the ball, and he’s 9-6 with a 4.24 ERA and 123 strikeouts this season. De La Rosa is 8-6 with a 4.84 ERA and 124 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.
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The San Diego Padres need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Padres have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Padres have won five of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Matt Kemp leads San Diego with 143 hits and 93 RBI while Yangervis Solarte and Justin Upton have combined for 130 RBI. The San Diego Padres have lost four of their last six home games. Tyson Ross takes the hill, and he’s 10-10 with a 3.21 ERA and 179 strikeouts this season. Ross is 0-5 with a 3.38 ERA and 47 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. a right-handed starter and 24-9 in De La Rosas last 33 starts with 5 days of rest. The Padres are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. National League West and 4-1 in Ross' last 5 starts. The Rockies are 14-4 in De La Rosas last 18 starts vs. Padres.
De La Rosa has had some great success against the Padres over the years. Ross against the Rockies? Not so much. Add that to the fact the Padres are in one of those funks, and I'll take the plus money here.