Padres vs. Rockies - 9/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (68-73) at San Diego Padres (58-83)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:40 pm (PETCO Park)
Jon Gray (9-7) (4.57) vs. C Friedrich (4-10) (4.99)
The Line: San Diego Padres +127 / Colorado Rockies -137 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres play game three of their series Saturday.
The Colorado Rockies look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Rockies have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 12 games. The Colorado Rockies offense continues to produce, and they’ve won eight of their last 11 games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 167 hits, Nolan Arenado has 118 RBI and Charlie Blackmon has 24 home runs. Jon Gray gets the ball, and he’s 9-7 with a 4.51 ERA and 153 strikeouts this season. Gray is 1-1 with a 1.80 ERA and 41 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.
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The San Diego Padres could use a win after losing 10 of their last 15 games. The Padres have allowed 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 11 games. The San Diego Padres have an ERA of 4.52 and have lost 12 straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Wil Myers leads San Diego with 134 hits, Yangervis Solarte has 60 RBI and Derek Norris has 13 home runs. Christian Friedrich takes the hill, and he’s 4-10 with a 4.99 ERA and 76 strikeouts this season. This will be Friedrich’s second career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 2-8 in their last 10 road games and 3-13 in Grays last 16 road starts. The Padres are 22-52 in their last 74 during game 3 of a series and 0-5 in Friedrichs last 5 starts. The Rockies are 1-4 in Grays last 5 starts vs. Padres.
The Rockies offense continues to tear the cover off the ball regardless of where they play, and Friedrich has struggled pretty much all year. He's allowed four or more runs in four of his last six games. Give me the Rockies to win again.