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San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies 08/18/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies 08/18/2021 – The final game of a three-game series will come to an end as the NL West Division foes San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies from Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The Padres are in shock after dropping their last two games against the Rockies. The mlb online betting sites have predicted a winner based on the odds and picks of this exciting series. The Colorado Rockies have played spoiler in this series making it hard for the Padres to progress with the playoffs. The Rockies look forward to sweeping the Padres while they remain at the fourth in the NL West Division play.
San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies 08/18/2021
San Diego Padres
The Padres dropped 55 games after their last defeat and are stuck with 67 victories. San Diego will need to do better if they want to make it to the postseason. The Padres are now seven-plus games behind the Dodgers at the third position. San Diego’s pitching unit struggled as they gave up seven runs to the Rockies and scored just three in return. Newly signed Jake Arrieta will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Arrieta has a bad 5-11 record this season with an ERA of 6.88 and a total of 74 Ks in total.
Players to watch: Jake Cronenworth 2B (GP 117, AB 439, R 79, H 122, 2B 27, 3B 6, HR 17, RBI 58, TB 212, BB 42, SO 71, SB 4, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.483, OPS 0.834, WAR 4.8), Manny Machado 3B (GP 113, AB 412, R 73, H 116, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 79, TB 206, BB 49, SO 80, SB 9, AVG 0.282, OBP 0.353, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.853, WAR 4.2).
The Rockies might not be able to make it to the playoffs, but they are certainly keen on preventing their opponent. Colorado is holding a 54-66 record on the season and is close to 13 games behind the Padres. Chi Chi Gonzalez will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher. Gonzalez is holding a 3-6 record with an ERA of 6.06 and a total of 53 Ks in total. German Marquez, Charlie Blackmon, CJ Cron, Brendan Rodgers went deep from the plate in their last success. Colorado has an easy opportunity to take out the Padres in this game.
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 111, AB 389, R 65, H 103, 2B 22, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 60, TB 181, BB 42, SO 113, SB 4, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.465, OPS 0.803, WAR 3.7).
San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Betting Numbers
San Diego Padres
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado’s last 8 games.
San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Betting Picks
The San Diego Padres acquired Arrieta from the Cubs despite his struggling record this season. Sending Arrieta to the mound will not be in favor of the Padres. The best mlb bets today are slanting towards the Rockies to win this game.
Score Prediction: Rockies 6, Padres 4.