San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies, first game in the series. The Padres come to Colorado with a slightly negative record. The most recent series for the Padres was a victory after losing several consecutive games. The Rockies are also in a bad situation at home, the team has not been able to maintain a positive record after 15 games at home.
San Diego Padres: Good road.
The Padres know what it’s like to play this season in Colorado. The second series of the season on the road was against the Rockies. That series was a 2-1 loss where the parents were barely able to win the first game 8-7. The record on the road is negative at 8-7, the last series was a victory in Texas against the Rangers 2-0. Before that victory at Texas, the Padres lost five straight games on the road.
On the road the Padres are hitting an average of 5.27 runs per game, 3.67 walks, 8.07 strikeouts, 8.13 hits, 1.40 home runs. The team allows up to 5.60 runs per game, 3.27 walks and 1.40 home runs. In the last series on the road the Padres hit 20 runs and barely allowed 8 runs at Texas.
Zach Davies is the pitcher selected to play the Rockies in the first of the series. This is Davies’ first year with the Padres after playing five long years with the Brewers since 2015. This season, so far he is positive for Davies with a 4-2 and 3.03 ERA overall. On the road the record for him is 2-2, one of those losses was against the Rockies 6-9.
Colorado Rockies: Power at home.
The Rockies have a negative record at home at 7-8. The last series at home was a 2-0 loss to the Houston Astros. In that series the Rockies allowed 23 runs and scored just 14 in two games. The last winning series at home was against the Giants 3-1, just after winning the first series at home against the Padres.
At home the Rockies are hitting an average of 6.40 runs per game, 2.67 walks, 7.27 strikeouts, 10.80 hits and 1.27 home runs. The team allows up to 6.73 runs, 2.20 walks, 10.73 hits and 1.40 home runs. 2-5 in last seven home games. The home record has not favored the Rockies’ position in the division.
Kyle Freeland to open the series against the Padres. Freeland has two wins and one loss this season. The last home game was an 8-7 win against the Diamondbacks. At home he has a positive record with 3-0, two games as a starter. 2.87 ERA, 37.2 innings pitched and 32 hits allowed.
My Free Pick & Prediction for San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies 08/28/2020 is: take the UNDER 12 (TOTALS).
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