Free MLB Pick: Rockies vs. Padres Odds
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2021 MLB Handicapping
(38-50) Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres (52-38)
Date: Friday, July 9th, 2021
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Petco Park, San Diego, California
Projected Pitchers: Kyle Freeland (COL) vs Blake Snell (SD)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rockies +195 | Padres -215
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Padres -1.5 (-195)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 8.5
The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres open a three-game series at Petco Park in San Diego this Friday night to wrap up the first half of the 2021 MLB season.
These two National League West foes already 9 times this season with Padres owning a 5-4 advantage.
The Rockies enter after grabbing the series finale over Arizona and avoiding the road sweep. Colorado enters this weekend as the second-worst team in the NL West, only ahead of the league worst Diamondbacks. The Rockies are 17 games behind the league best Giants for the division lead.
Colorado has won 7 of their last 10 games overall. Over the last two weeks, the Rockies have recorded a .238/.313/.377 slash line, posting the 6th-worst OPS in that span. On the other side of the ball, Colorado has posted an 11th-lowest ERA in baseball over their previous 12 contests (3.71).
San Diego Padres
San Diego was smacked 15-5 on Wednesday at home by Washington and entered Thursday needing a win to avoid a series loss.
After falling behind early 8-0 the Padres didn’t give up. They scored 7 runs in the 4th inning and tied the franchise record for largest comeback win as Trent Grisham hit a based loaded wall off single to win 9-8.
Over the last 15 days, the Padres have recorded the 7th-highest ERA in the majors (5.50) along with a 1.41 WHIP while allowing a .279 batting average to their rivals. San Diego bullpen sports the best ERA in baseball (2.91), but in the last two weeks, the Padres’ relievers have registered a 3.57 ERA.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rockies are 38-50 overall
- Rockies are 7-33 on the road
- Padres are 52-38 overall
- Padres are 32-17 at home
Free Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres MLB Prediction:
These teams are very familiar with each other as both are competing in the NL West. They’ve played 9 times already this season with the Padres owning a 5-4 advantage.
However, the tone totally changes when the games take place in San Diego. The Padres have played great in front of their home crowd this year and are 32-17 in Petco Park. Meanwhile, the Rockies are the worst road team in the league at 7-33 and can’t seem to get any offense away from Coors Field.
San Diego is one of the hottest offense’s in the league and that should show Friday night.
Take the Padres in the opener.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Padres -1.5
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