MLB Preview: Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres

by Dirty on June 28, 2010

Padres Baseball Betting Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres meet at PETCO Park.

Ace righthander Ubaldo Jimenez will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Jimenez is 13-1 this season with a 1.60 ERA.

It’ll be Kevin Correia toeing the rubber for the Padres in this contest. Righthander Correia is 5-5 with a 5.14 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rockies listed as 146-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game’s total is sitting at 6.

The Rockies lost to the Angels 10-3 as a +125 underdog on Sunday. The 13 runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (8.5).

Ian Stewart hit a solo home run for Colorado and Carlos Gonzalez was 3-4 with a run scored.

The Padres defeated Florida 4-2 as a -105 favorite on Sunday. The six runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (7.5).

Will Venable homered and drove in three runs for San Diego, while Mat Latos allowed one run on five hits in 5 2-3 innings.

Current streak:
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
San Diego has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Colorado: 39-36 SU
San Diego: 45-30 SU

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado’s last 8 games when playing San Diego
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego
Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
San Diego is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego’s last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego’s last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego’s last 6 games

Next up:
San Diego home to Colorado, Tuesday, June 29

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