Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres
Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 7:10 PM (Coors Field)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +106 / San Diego Padres -116 -- Over/Under: 13 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies meet Saturday in MLB action at Coors Field.
The San Diego Padres need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Padres have scored 13 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last 10 games. The San Diego Padres have lost five of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 157 hits and 92 RBI while Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. have combined for 246 hits and 132 RBI. Eric Lauer gets the ball, and he is 8-8 with a 4.41 ERA and 119 strikeouts this season. Lauer is 0-3 with a 8.75 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Rockies have scored 15 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight of their last nine games. The Colorado Rockies have lost six of their last nine games when scoring three or less runs. Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 170 hits and 112 RBI while Charlie Blackmon and Trevor Story have combined for 328 hits and 152 RBI. Peter Lambert gets the ball, and he is 2-6 with a 6.86 ERA and 54 strikeouts this season. Lambert is 0-0 with a 10.13 ERA and seven strikeouts in his career against the Padres.
The Padres are 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games, 4-0 in Lauers last 4 starts and 7-2 in Lauers last 9 starts with 5 days of rest. The Rockies are 15-39 in their last 54 during game 2 of a series, 2-6 in Lamberts last 8 home starts and 3-13 in Lamberts last 16 starts. The Padres are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings and the over is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Colorado. The under is 5-1 in Lamberts last 6 home starts. The under is 9-3 in Lauers last 12 starts overall.
Lauer has allowed 10 hits and five runs in his last 12 innings, and he has a 5.94 ERA and .276 allowed batting average on the road. Lambert has allowed 13 hits and seven runs in his last 6.2 innings, and he has a 7.00 ERA and .303 allowed batting average at home. Lambert has really struggled these past two months and his numbers at Coors aren't good to say the least. The Padres are 6-2 with Lauer on the mound since August, and he just shutdown these Rockies through six innings, allowing four hits and one run last week. Give me the Padres.