Teams About to Get Very Familiar
The Colorado and San Diego Padres begin a rare five-game series in Southern California Monday night. Included is a day-night doubleheader Tuesday.
Rockies Need Their Pitching
The Colorado Rockies are coming into this series with a seasonal edge over the Padres this season, winning eight of the 11 games to date.
Righthander Antonio Senzatela (3-5, 4.90 ERA) is tasked with hold off the Padres in the opener. His only game against the Padres this season saw him go six innings in a win, while surrendering one run (solo homer). That was Senzatela’s only win in his last 11 (four losses, six no-decisions).
Brendan Rodgers needs to help his team in this game. He’s on a six-game hitting streak, and has reached base in nine out of the last ten games.
Colorado’s lost eight-of-11 after winning their previous five games. They’re in a statistical NL West dead-heat with the Arizona Diamondbacks for fourth and fifth (last) place
Clevinger’s Winless July
The San Diego Padres will look to righty Mike Clevinger (2-3 3.38 ERA) to do in August what he falled to do in July, as in win a game. He went 0-3 in four starts, a 4.07 ERA.
July wasn’t good for him, and his one start against the Rockies was no prize. He went 5⅓ innings, having surrendered four runs (one homer).
San Diego did take two-of-three from the visiting Minnesota Twins. having split its last 10.
Rockies vs Padres Head-to-Head
The Colorado Rockies, 8-3 against the San Diego Padres this season, won five of the last six season series between the teams.
Rockies vs Padres Game Information
- Game: Rockies (46-57) vs Padres (57-46)
- Location: Petco Park, San Diego, CA
- Day/Time: Monday, August 1st, 9:40 p.m. ET
- Rockies vs Padres Live Stream: MLB.tv
Rockies vs Padres Betting Lines
|Team||Run Line||Moneyline||Total||Team Total|
A. Senzatela -R
|San Diego Padres
M. Clevinger -R
Rockies vs Padres Prediction
The Colorado Rockies come into this game as underdogs, Las Vegas odds offering +170 on the moneyline. While the Rockies dominated the San Diego Padres thus far, oddsmakers are looking at Colorado’s poor record of late.
If you feel the Rockies’ skid continues, taking the 1½ runs when betting online is the safe bet to make.