Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction 5/13/2024

The Colorado Rockies (12-28) travel to face off against the San Diego Padres (22-21) on Monday, May 13th. This game will be played at PETCO Park in San Diego and televised on None. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Rockies vs Padres

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Heading into their last game vs. the Rangers, the Rockies closed out the series with a 3-1 win. Colorado was the +125 underdog at home going into this matchup. It was a big 2nd inning for the Rockies, as they scored two runs in the inning, and that was all they needed to get the win. The Rockies’s offense added another run in the 8th to close things out.

Ty Blach put together a good start for the Rockies, going five innings and giving up just one earned run, and picking up the win. Colorado’s offense was carried by Ezequiel Tovar, who went 1/4 with a homer and two RBIs.

Colorado is on the road today vs. the Padres, and they come in with an overall record of 12-28, which is 5th in the NL West. So far, they have gone just 5-9 in divisional games. The Rockies are 14 games behind the Dodgers for the lead in the NL West.

The Rockies have put together a four-game winning streak, and they are 3-16 on the road this year compared to 9-12 at home. So far, they have an overall series record of 1-11-1 this season. As the road underdog, the Rockies are 3-16 this year.

Colorado is 20-20 vs. the run line this season, including a 9-10 mark on the road. The Rockies are 11-10 vs. the run line at home, where they have an average run margin of -1.0. Their overall run margin is -1.7, and they have been outscored by an average of 2.5 runs per game on the road. They are 20-20 vs. the run line as an underdog and have a run line losing streak of one game on the road.

The Colorado Rockies have played 31 games this season with over/under lines higher than 8 runs, and the over has hit in 19 of those contests. Their games have averaged 9.3 runs per game, and their over/under record is 19-21 overall. In their last 10 games, the over has hit in 6 of them.

Dakota Hudson Gets The Start For The Rockies

Dakota Hudson gets the start for the Rockies today as he faces the Padres on the road. He has made seven starts this year and has a record of 0-6 with a 6.35 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, Hudson has a WHIP of 1.79 and opponents are batting .279 this year. Hudson has only made one quality start this year and is coming off a rough outing vs. the Giants, where he went 3 2/3 innings, giving up four earned runs, and taking the loss. In that outing, he gave up two homers. Hudson has allowed at least one homer in each of his last four outings.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

Heading into today’s game, the Rockies are batting just .244 as a team, but they do have the league’s top BABIP at .32. This has helped them be 9th in the league in runs scored. Colorado’s offense has been better at home this season, averaging 4.3 runs per game, compared to just 3.3 runs per game on the road. So far, they are also one of the league’s worst home run-hitting teams.

Colorado’s top power threat right now is Ryan McMahon, who has 21 RBIs and is 9th in the league with five home runs. Elias Diaz also has three homers and a team-high batting average of .311. Over his last six games, Brendan Rodgers is hitting .375, and Brenton Doyle has also been swinging a hot bat, going 7/20 in his last six games.

Heading into their last game vs. the Dodgers, the Padres closed out the series with a 4-0 win. Leading up to the game, they were the slight favorite at -112 on the money line. It was a big 2nd inning that really turned things in their favor, and the Dodgers could only score two runs, both of which came in the 4th.

Yu Darvish put together a good start for the Padres, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just one walk and struck out seven Dodgers batters. San Diego’s offense was carried by Xander Bogaerts, who went 2/4 with a homer and two RBIs.

San Diego is 22-21 overall this season, and they are 5.5 games behind the Dodgers for the NL West lead. The Padres took two of three from the Dodgers in their most recent series. So far, they have gone 12-10 in divisional matchups.

At home, the Padres are 10-13 this year compared to 12-8 on the road. San Diego has won two straight games, and they are 9-8 as the home favorite this year. They have an overall series record of 8-5-2 and have won four straight series overall.

San Diego has been a strong run line team this season, going 24-19 overall. The Padres have been especially good on the road, where they are 16-4 against the run line. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.8, while their run line record as the underdog is 12-6.

San Diego’s over/under record is 21-21 on the season, and their average over/under line is 8 runs. When the line has been set at 8 runs, the Padres have gone 3-4-1. Their combined run average is 9.1 runs per game, and they have gone under the total in five straight games. The over/under line for today’s game against the Rockies is set at 8 runs.

Randy Vásquez Gets The Start For The Padres

Randy Vásquez is getting the start for the Padres today, and he has faced the Rockies once already this season, going 2 2/3 innings and giving up 4 runs. He has started two games this season and has yet to get a decision, as he went 5 innings in his first start, giving up 4 runs to the Blue Jays.

Padres Offense Breakdown

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San Diego is 12th in the league in runs scored this season, averaging 4.7 runs per game. However, they have been even better on the road, averaging 5.4 runs per contest. As a team, the Padres are batting .256, which is the 3rd best mark in the league, and they are also 8th in home runs.

Jurickson Profar and Jake Cronenworth have been swinging the bat well of late, with both players hitting over .320 in their last 10 games, and Cronenworth has three homers in this stretch. Fernando Tatis Jr. also has two homers in his last 10 games and is batting .317 in this stretch. Tatis Jr. is also 6th in the league in homers this season, going deep 8 times.

Rockies vs Padres Prediction

Our pick for this Rockies vs. Padres matchup is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8 runs. We actually have the Padres winning this one 6-5, which would give us a push on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Randy Vasquez is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is fourth-best among starters today. As for Dakota Hudson, he is actually projected to finish with just four strikeouts, which is third-worst among starters.

Offensively, the Rockies are projected to finish with nine strikeouts, compared to the Padres, who are projected to finish with six. If you’re looking for a player prop, you could look at Vasquez’s strikeout line and take the over.

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