San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies MLB betting prediction

MLB: Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 4/22/2024

The San Diego Padres (12-12) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (5-17) on Monday, April 22nd. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on None. The Padres are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rockies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 8:40 ET.

Padres vs Rockies

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The Padres’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Blue Jays, closing out their series with a 6-3 win. After allowing one run to the Blue Jays in the top of the first, the Padres responded with a run of their own and added three more in the 3rd inning. San Diego went on to close out the Blue Jays with another 2 runs in the 8th.

Joe Musgrove put together a good start for the Padres, going seven innings and giving up just three runs on five hits. He only had three strikeouts in the outing and got the win.

After taking their series with the Blue Jays, the Padres are at an even 12-12 as they take on the Rockies today. In the NL West, they are chasing the Dodgers by just one game, as the Dodgers lead the division with a perfect 12-12 record.

Looking at San Diego’s overall series record, they are 4-4-1, and they have won their last two series. As the road team, the Padres are 6-4 compared to 6-8 at home.

San Diego is 13-11 against the run line this season, and they are 9-1 on the road. Their average run differential is +0.3 runs per game, and they have covered the run line in four straight games. They are 5-7 against the run line as the favorite and 8-4 as the underdog.

San Diego is 12-11 O/U on the season, with an average line of 8 runs. Their games have averaged 9.5 runs per game. They have not had any games with an O/U line of 10.5 runs this season. Their last 10 games have had O/U lines of 8, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 8.5, 8.5, 8.5, 8.5, 8, and 8.5 runs.

Dylan Cease Gets The Start For The Padres

Dylan Cease is on the mound for the Padres today, and he has gotten off to a great start to the season. He has a win in each of his first two starts, and in his last outing, he went 6 innings and struck out 7 while giving up just 1 earned run. He has not allowed more than 2 earned runs in any of his starts so far.

Padres Offense Breakdown

Looking at the Padres’ player projections for today, we have Xander Bogaerts with the highest total hits projection on the team, which is 12th best in the league today. Manny Machado has the top home run projection for the Padres, and his odds to hit a home run are 10th best in the league today. Fernando Tatis Jr. is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, and his odds to hit a home run are 11th best in the league today. Luis Campusano is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits projections, which is 16th best in the league today.

MLB betting prediction The Rockies will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Mariners with a 10-2 loss. Colorado was the slight favorite at +102 on the money line going into the game but fell behind big early, as the Mariners scored six times in the second.

Rocky’s Record

Peter Lambert took the loss for the Rockies, going only three innings and giving up six earned runs on six hits. Elias Diaz was the only bright spot for the Rockies offense, as he went 2/4 with two RBIs.

With a record of 5-17, the Rockies are seven games out of the NL West division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other NL West teams, going 2-5. Colorado has yet to win a series this season, as their overall series record is 0-7.

When playing at home, the Rockies are 3-6 compared to 2-11 on the road. Coming into today’s game, Colorado has been the underdog in all of their games.

The Rockies have a run line record of 10-12 this season, with a -2.5 run differential per game. They are 5-4 vs. the run line at home, where they have a scoring margin of -1.7 runs per game. Overall, they are 5-8 vs. the run line on the road, where they have a scoring margin of -3.1 runs per game. They are 10-12 vs. the run line as the underdog this season.

All in all, Colorado’s games have been averaging 9.8 runs this season, and the over/under record for Rockies games is 11-11. The average over/under line for their games is 9 runs, and when the line is set at 10.5, the over/under record is 1-1. So far this season, 27.3% of their games have had over/under lines set at 10.5 runs.

Austin Gomber Gets The Start For The Rockies

Austin Gomber is getting the start for the Rockies at home against the Padres. In the end, he has gone 6 innings in each of his first two starts, with a 4-strikeout outing against the Diamondbacks and a 7-strikeout performance against the Rays. He has given up 1 home run in each of his first two starts.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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As dor the Rockies, we like Michael Toglia to have a strong game at the plate. Toglia has the highest home run projection on the team and his 10th in the league today. Charlie Blackmon has the 11th highest total hits projection in the league today, and Ezequiel Tovar has the 16th best total hits projection in the league today.


Padres vs Rockies Prediction


All in all, our recommended bet for today’s Padres vs. Rockies game is to take the Rockies on the money line, where they are currently sitting at +161. We actually have the Rockies winning this one by a score of 6-5, giving you a few different ways you could look to bet this one.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Austin Gomber finishing with four strikeouts compared to Dylan Cease with seven. However, Cease is projected to go longer in this one, finishing with a line of six innings, while Gomber is projected to go just over five.

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