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San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies 08/16/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies 08/16/2021 – It’s time for an NL West Division play to get underway as the San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies from Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The Padres are at the third spot in the division while their chase against the Dodgers continues. San Diego will need more support from the plate if they want to clinch the division title. The Rockies have never progressed ahead of the fourth spot and they are stuck behind the Diamondbacks. The Colorado Rockies have been away from the baseball picks in their last few games.
San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies 08/16/2021
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres won a total of 67 games and dropped 53 in return. The Padres are now five-plus games behind the Dodgers in the second. San Diego smashed eight runs in their last game and gave up just two to the Diamondbacks. The Padres will send Ryan Weathers to the mound as their starter in this game. Weathers is holding a 4-5 record on the season with an ERA of 4.72. This will be the southpaw’s 16 career major league start. Weather gave up six runs in his last four innings against Miami.
Players to watch: Jake Cronenworth 2B (GP 116, AB 436, R 77, H 120, 2B 26, 3B 6, HR 17, RBI 58, TB 209, BB 41, SO 71, SB 4, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.348, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.827, WAR 4.3), Manny Machado 3B (GP 112, AB 408, R 73, H 114, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 78, TB 204, BB 49, SO 80, SB 9, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.852, WAR 3.9).
The Colorado Rockies won a total of 52 games and gave up 66 in return. The Rockies are way behind the Padres and their postseason dream is slipping out of hand. Colorado smashed two runs in their last game and gave up five against the Giants. Colorado will deliver Antonio Senzatela on the mound as their starting pitcher. The 26-year-old pitcher is holding a 2-9 record on the season with an ERA of 4.71. The righty gave up three runs in his last six innings against the Houston Astros that resulted in a loss.
Players to watch: Raimel Tapia LF (GP 105, AB 396, R 62, H 114, 2B 24, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 45, TB 153, BB 32, SO 60, SB 19, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.386, OPS 0.725, WAR 1.6), Ryan McMahon 2B (GP 110, AB 386, R 65, H 102, 2B 22, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 60, TB 180, BB 42, SO 112, SB 4, AVG 0.264, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.466, OPS 0.804, WAR 3.8).
San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Betting Numbers
San Diego Padres
The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Diego’s last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games.
San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Betting Picks
The San Diego Padres are missing out on Yu Darvish due to his injury. The Padres are holding the 11th rank in OPS and 10th in runs scored. The top MLB sportsbook is in favor of the Padres to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Padres 7, Rockies 5.