Padres vs. Rockies - 6/3/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (24-29) at San Diego Padres (21-34)
MLB Baseball: Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:40 pm (PETCO Park)
C Rusin (1-3) (4.75) vs. D Pomeranz (4-5) (2.48)
The Line: San Diego Padres -137 / Colorado Rockies +127 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres meet Friday night for game one of their series.
The Colorado Rockies could use a win after losing five of their last six games. The Rockies have allowed 22 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six straight games. The Colorado Rockies have an ERA of 5.12 and have lost eight of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 63 hits, Nolan Arenado has 44 RBI and Trevor Story has 15 home runs. Chris Rusin gets the ball, and he’s 1-3 with a 4.75 ERA and 33 strikeouts this season. Rusin is 1-1 with a 4.12 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the Padres.
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The San Diego Padres could use a win after losing five of their last six games. The Padres have allowed 38 runs in their last three games and six or more runs in six straight games. The San Diego Padres have an ERA of 4.37 and have lost eight of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jon Jay leads San Diego with 63 hits, Wil Myers has 27 RBI and Matt Kemp has 13 home runs. Drew Pomeranz takes the hill, and he’s 4-5 with a 2.48 ERA and 69 strikeouts this season. Pomeranz is 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 10-3 in their last 13 Friday games and 3-11 in Rusins last 14 road starts. The Padres are 5-1 in their last 6 Friday games and 2-5 in Pomeranzs last 7 starts. The Rockies are 7-20 in the last 27 meetings in San Diego and 2-5 in the last 7 meetings overall.
These two teams have given up a combined 60 runs in their last three games. Just giving up run after run after run. Uh, this total is a tad bit low given their recent form, don't you think? I have to side with the over in this spot.