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Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres - 6/15/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies
Date & Time Saturday June 15, 2019, 8:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Coors Field
Denver, Colorado
The Line
The Line: San Diego Padres +160 / Colorado Rockies -179 -- Over/Under: 11
TV Channel
ATRM, FSSD
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The San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies meet Saturday in MLB action at Coors Field.

The San Diego Padres look for a win after losing 10 of their last 15 games. The Padres have scored 24 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 11 games. The San Diego Padres have split their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 74 hits and 41 RBI while Manny Machado and Franmil Reyes have combined for 113 hits and 69 RBI. Eric Lauer gets the ball, and he is 5-5 with a 4.14 ERA and 57 strikeouts this season. Lauer is 0-2 with a 11.45 ERA and six strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.

The Colorado Rockies look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Rockies have scored 22 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 15 games. The Colorado Rockies have won six of their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 87 hits and 57 RBI while Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon have combined for 154 hits and 88 RBI. German Marquez gets the ball, and he is 6-3 with a 4.19 ERA and 95 strikeouts this season. Marquez is 3-2 with a 4.32 ERA and 52 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.

The Padres are 7-19 in their last 26 Saturday games, 0-5 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 4-1 in Lauer's last 5 starts. The Rockies are 53-26 in their last 79 home games, 2-10 in their last 12 Saturday games and 13-3 in Marquez's last 16 home starts. The Padres are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Colorado and 1-7 in the last 8 meetings. The over is 6-2 in Marquez's last 8 starts overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Lauer's last 5 starts overall.

Lauer has an ERA of 6.84 and a .263 allowed batting average on the road this season. In 41 at bats against current Rockies, Lauer is allowing a .317 batting average and 11 RBI. Marquez has allowed 12 hits and 12 runs in his last 11 innings, and he has a 5.06 ERA and .303 allowed batting average at home. Throw in the fact these teams scored 28 runs last night and played 12 innings, and the bullpens are dealing with tired arms. Give me the over in what should be another high scoring game. 

Pick:
Over 11

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