San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies - 8/30/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (72-60) at San Diego Padres (52-83)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
German Marquez (11-9) (4.27) vs. E Lauer (5-7) (5.30)
The Line: San Diego Padres / Colorado Rockies --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres welcome the rival Colorado Rockies to Petco Park in Thursday MLB.
The Colorado Rockies ended a two game skid with a 3-2 win at the LA Angels on Tuesday. Colorado starter Kyle Freeland upped his record to 12-7 with a run allowed over six frames while Scott Oberg gave up a run in a two inning stint.
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The Rockies did their damage on five hits and a walk with Carlos Gonzalez leading the way with a two run jack while Ian Desmond smacked a sacrifice fly.
Colorado has named German Marquez as the series opening pitcher at San Diego. Marquez has won three in a row after downing St. Louis 9-1 where he tossed seven shutout innings.
The San Diego Padres have followed a five game slide with back to back wins after an 8-3 victory versus Seattle on Wednesday. San Diego starter Joey Lucchesi gave up a run over 6.2 frames while striking out nine to pick up the win.
The Padres pounded out 13 hits and walked three times with Hunter Renfroe clubbing a grand slam while Manuel Margot had three hits including a homer and two RBI’s followed by Erc Hosmer with three hits, an RBI and run.
San Diego sends Eric Lauer to the hill to face Colorado for the second time in 2018. Lauer has lost three in a row after a 5-3 defeat to San Francisco with three runs allowed over five frames.
Under is 12-5 in Colorado last 17 overall and under is 12-5 in Colorado last 17 on grass and Colorado are 12-5 in their last 17 overall. San Diego are 6-22 in their last 28 home games and are 17-45 in their last 62 overall and are 17-45 in their last 62 games on grass. Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and Colorado are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in San Diego.
Lauer has been struggling and Marquez has been outstanding so I’ll take a chance with Colorado…