Padres vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 4/25/2024

The San Diego Padres (14-13) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (6-19) on Thursday, April 25th. 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 Padres. First pitch is set for 3:10 ET.

Padres vs Rockies

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San Diego picked up a 5-2 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Padres offense got off to a fast start, scoring four runs in the first and adding their final run in the 2nd. On the other side, the Rockies got on the board with two runs in the 6th.

Xander Bogaerts and Ha-Seong Kim each had two RBIs for the Padres. Elias Diaz was the only Rockies hitter to have more than one RBI. He went 2/4 with a home run.

Matt Waldron pitched well for the Padres in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with five strikeouts but issued three walks. Ty Blach struggled on the mound for the Rockies, giving up four earned runs in five innings of work.

San Diego is 14-13 overall this season, and they are 2nd in the NL West, 1.5 games behind the Dodgers. The Padres split their most recent series vs. the Rockies and won two of three in the series vs. the Blue Jays before that. So far, they have gone 8-7 against other teams in the NL West.

As the favorite, the Padres are 9-6 this season and 5-7 as the underdog. They are just below .500 with a 6-8 record at home but have gone 8-5 on the road. The Padres’ overall series record is 4-4-1, and they have won two straight series on the road.

Despite their overall run differential being just +0.4 runs per game, the Padres have been a strong bet on the run line this season, going 15-12. They have been especially good on the run line on the road, going 11-2. They have been a better bet on the run line as the underdog, going 8-4, compared to 7-8 as the favorite. In their wins, they have outscored opponents by an average of 3.4 runs per game, while in their losses, they have been outscored by an average of 2.9 runs per game.

So far this season, the Padres have played in 26 games with over/under lines set lower than 10.5 runs, and the over has hit in 13 of those games. Their opponents have averaged 9.3 runs per game, and the over/under record for Padres games is 13-13. Today’s over/under line is set at 10.5 runs, and the over has hit in just two of the 15 games with lines set at 10.5 or higher. The Padres have played in zero games with over/under lines set higher than 10.5 runs this season.

Randy Vásquez Gets The Start For The Padres

Randy Vásquez and the Padres are on the road to take on the Rockies. Vásquez is coming off a loss in his first start of the season, where he went 5 innings, giving up 4 runs, but only 1 earned run. He struck out 3 and gave up 1 home run.

Padres Offense Breakdown

San Diego’s offense has been one of the best in the league so far, as they are 9th in scoring at 4.8 runs per game. They have been even better on the road, averaging 4.9 runs per contest. The Padres are also one of the league’s top home run hitting teams, coming in 7th in the league. As a team, they are batting .256, which is the 6th best mark in the MLB.

Fernando Tatis Jr. has been one of the Padres’ top power threats this season, as he is 5th in the league with six home runs. However, he is just 4/26 in his last seven games. Jackson Merrill comes into the game with a batting average of .318, and he is 2nd on the team in RBIs. Jurickson Profar, Jake Cronenworth, and Ha-Seong Kim are all tied for the team lead with 15 RBIs.

As the Rockies are at home today vs. the Padres, they are looking to pick up a win, as they are just 6-19 this season. In the NL West, the Rockies are in 5th place and trail the Dodgers by 8.5 games. So far, they have gone just 3-7 against other teams in the NL West.

Colorado has lost seven straight series, and they are 0-7 in series matchups this year. When favored, they have yet to win a game, and they are 4-8 at home compared to 2-11 on the road. The Rockies’ most recent series was vs. the Padres, and they lost two of three games.

The Rockies have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 11-14 overall. They have been a bit better at home, going 6-6 against the run line, compared to 5-8 on the road. They have been an underdog in every game this season, and their average run margin in those games is -2.3 runs per game.

The Rockies have seen their games go under the total in three of their four games with a 10.5 over/under line this season. Their games have averaged 9.5 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 12-13 on the year.

Dakota Hudson Gets The Start For The Rockies

Dakota Hudson is getting the start for the Rockies at home against the Padres. Hudson has taken a loss in each of his first 4 starts of the season, and his most recent outing was a 4-1 loss to the Mariners. In that game, he went 4 innings, giving up 4 runs on 5 hits and struck out 7.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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For the Rockies to get their offense going, they will need first baseman Michael Toglia to pick up his production at the plate, as he is batting just .106 for the season. However, he does lead the team with four home runs. The Rockies will also be looking for Ryan McMahon to get back on track, as he has just one home run in his last seven games while batting .192.

As a team, the Rockies are batting .240, which is 12th in the league, and they are averaging 3.6 runs per game. This is also 26th in the MLB right now. So far, they have been a good team at avoiding strikeouts but are 21st in the league in walks. The Rockies are also near the bottom of the league in terms of home runs.


Padres vs Rockies Prediction


Our pick for today’s Padres vs. Rockies matchup is to take the Padres on the money line at -150. We have the Padres winning this one by a score of 5-4. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 10.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Randy Vásquez finishing with seven strikeouts, which would be the second-most among all starters today. As for Dakota Hudson, we have him finishing with just four strikeouts, which is the third-fewest.

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