San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - 4/2/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (1-2) at San Diego Padres (0-3)
MLB Baseball: Monday, April 2, 2018 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
C Bettis (0-0) (0.00) vs. B Mitchell (0-0) (0.00)
The Line: San Diego Padres +100 / Colorado Rockies -110 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Dego
Monday MLB action pits the San Diego Padres against the visiting Colorado Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies avoided getting swept at Arizona thanks to a 2-1 victory on Sunday. Heavy hitting Colorado came up big on the mound with starter German Marquez allowing an unearned run over five frames with four relievers putting up zeros.
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The Rockies were held to six hits and zero walks with Charlie Blackmon accounting for the offense with a pair of long balls to give him three on the season already.
The Rockies turn to Chad Bettis on the mound Monday for his first start of the 2018 campaign. Bettis made nine starts a season as he battled testicular cancer and went 2-4 with a 5.05 ERA.
The San Diego Padres are still looking for their first win after a 7-3 loss to visiting Milwaukee saw the team get swept at home. San Diego starter Luis Perdomo allowed five runs through four innings with Robbie Erlin giving up two in 3.2 frames.
The Padres were limited to six hits and a base on balls with Freddy Galvis clubbing a two run homer while Eric Hosmer drove in Jose Pirela.
The Padres are giving Bryan Mitchell his 10th career start and first ever versus Colorado. Mitchell appeared in 20 games last season (one start) with a 1-1 record and 5.79 ERA.
Colorado are 3-9 in their last 12 road games and under is 12-5 in Colorado last 17 overall and under is 12-5 in Colorado last 17 on grass. San Diego are 1-7 in their last 8 games following a loss and San Diego are 2-7 in their last 9 Monday games and over is 7-3 in SD last 10 overall. Colorado are 9-3 in the last 12 meetings
I’d be lying if I said I knew what to expect from Mitchell so something small on the known quantity…