Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres - 8/21/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (49-78) at Colorado Rockies (68-56)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
R Erlin (2-3) (3.21) vs. Tyler Anderson (6-5) (4.39)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -180 / San Diego Padres +170 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres go on the road to face the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Tuesday MLB action.
The San Diego Padres are hoping for a season ending hot streak with the team suffering losses in seven of nine after a 4-3 loss to Arizona. San Diego starter Brett Kennedy gave up two runs over five frames before Trey Wingenter gave up a run in the 8th for a BS while Kirby Yates served up a solo jack in the 9th to get the loss.
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The Padres totaled eight hits and a base on balls with Hunter Renfroe going 2-3 with his 14th long ball and three runs driven in while Wil Meyers and Eric Hosmer both had two hits and scored.
San Diego has named Robbie Erlin as the starter against Colorado on Tuesday. Erlin did not get a decision in a 3-2 loss to the Angels last time out where he gave up both runs in six innings.
The surging Colorado Rockies have won eight of nine following a 4-2 win at Atlanta on Sunday. Colorado starter German Marquez gave up both runs on five hits and a BB through seven innings to improve to 11-9.
The Rockies banged out eight hits and walked twice with DJ LeMathieu and Trevor Story clubbing solo homers while Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado rapped RBI singles.
Tyler Anderson toes the rubber against the visiting Padres on Tuesday. Anderson comes off of a 12-1 loss at Houston where he gave up nine runs on seven hits including three homers in 4.1 frames.
Over is 6-2 in San Diego last 8 games following a loss and San Diego are 15-40 in their last 55 overall and San Diego are 15-40 in their last 55 games on grass. Under is 7-2 in Colorado last 9 overall and under is 7-2 in Colorado last 9 on grass and Colorado are 20-7 in their last 27 home games. San Diego are 6-14 in the last 20 meetings in Colorado.
The Rockies have lost twice in ten games and Anderson has been the starter. Erlin might be the better hurler but Colorado is the better squad. Decisions, decisions…