Padres vs. Rockies Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 6/18/2022

by | Jun 18, 2022

Following a big two-homer game last time out, C.J. Cron leads the Colorado Rockies (28-37) into action as +120 underdogs against the San Diego Padres (41-25). First pitch from Coors Field at 9:10 PM ET on Saturday. Nick Martinez will get the ball for San Diego while Colorado counter with German Marquez.

Padres vs. Rockies Spread and Betting Line

Padres vs Rockies Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Padres -141 +120 11.5 -104 -117 -1.5 +108 -130

Computer Predictions for Padres vs. Rockies

Our computer pick: Colorado Rockies (+120) and Under (11.5)

Padres vs. Rockies Game Info

  • San Diego Padres probable starting pitcher: Nick Martinez
  • Colorado Rockies probable starting pitcher: Germán Márquez
  • Game Day: Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:10 PM ET
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Stadium: Coors Field

San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Pitching Matchup

Martinez Márquez
9 GS 12
2-3 W-L 3-5
3.74 ERA 6.09
55.1 IP 68.0
25 BB 22
56 SO 59

Padres Starter Nick Martinez

  • The Padres will send Martinez (2-3) to the mound to make his 10th start of the season. He is 2-3 with a 3.74 ERA and 56 strikeouts in 55 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Saturday against the Colorado Rockies, when he went 5 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up five hits.
  • The 31-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.74, with 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings, in 11 games this season. Opposing hitters have a .250 batting average against him.
  • Martínez has two quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Martínez has put together seven starts this season in which he pitched five or more innings.
  • The opposing Rockies offense has a collective .261 batting average, and is second in the league with 585 total hits and 10th in MLB play with 294 runs scored. It has the 15th-ranked slugging percentage (.395) and ranks 22nd in home runs (57) in all of MLB.
  • Martínez has thrown 5 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run on five hits while striking out nine against the Rockies this season.

Rockies Starter Germán Márquez

  • The Rockies will hand the ball to Marquez (3-5) for his 13th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw 7 2/3 innings against the San Diego Padres, giving up two earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 6.09 and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .293 in 12 games this season.
  • He’s going for his third quality start in a row.
  • Marquez will look to pitch five or more innings for the ninth start in a row.
  • The Padres rank sixth in MLB with 313 runs scored this season. They have a .243 batting average this campaign with 55 home runs (23rd in the league).
  • The Padres have gone 6-for-24 with a double, a home run and two RBI in seven innings this season against the right-hander.
  • Among qualified pitchers this campaign, the 27-year-old’s 6.09 ERA ranks 60th, 1.515 WHIP ranks 59th, and 7.8 K/9 ranks 37th.

Padres Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Padres have been favorites in 45 games this season and won 28 (62.2%) of those contests.
  • This season, San Diego has won 16 of its 26 games, or 61.5%, when favored by at least -141 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Padres have a 58.5% chance to win.
  • Games involving San Diego have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 31 of 67 chances this season.
  • The Padres are 36-31-0 ATS in their 67 games with a spread this season.

Rockies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rockies have been victorious in 19, or 38%, of the 50 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Colorado has a mark of 11-21 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +120 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Rockies have an implied victory probability of 45.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Colorado and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 34 of their 66 opportunities.
  • The Rockies have an against the spread record of 32-34-0 in 66 games with a line this season.

Padres Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Manny Machado leads the Padres in home runs (11), runs batted in (44) and has racked up a team-high batting average of .327.
  • Including all MLB hitters, Machado ranks sixth in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage, and 12th in slugging.
  • Machado has collected a hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .364 with a double, a home run, three walks and seven RBI.
  • Jurickson Profar is batting .250 with 16 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 35 walks.
  • Profar is 63rd in home runs and 32nd in RBI among all MLB batters this year.
  • Jake Cronenworth has 16 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 29 walks while batting .251.
  • Cronenworth is on a five-game hitting streak entering this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .600 with four doubles, three walks and four RBI.
  • Eric Hosmer is hitting .284 with 12 doubles, four home runs and 22 walks.
  • Hosmer is riding a four-game hitting streak into this one. In his last five games he is hitting .278 with a double, three walks and four RBI.
Manny Machado 64 .327 .398 .536 11 44 81
Jurickson Profar 65 .250 .344 .430 8 36 61
Jake Cronenworth 65 .251 .341 .402 6 40 63
Eric Hosmer 59 .284 .347 .392 4 29 63
Ha-Seong Kim 58 .217 .308 .348 4 23 43

Rockies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Cron leads the Rockies with 16 home runs and runs batted in, driving in 49.
  • Cron ranks 10th in homers and fourth in RBI among all batters in the majors.
  • Charlie Blackmon has 11 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 18 walks while batting .267.
  • Blackmon is 44th overall in homers and 37th in RBI this season.
  • Connor Joe is hitting .273 with 10 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 32 walks.
  • Brendan Rodgers is hitting .249 with 12 doubles, six home runs and 15 walks.
C.J. Cron 65 .291 .339 .551 16 49 74
Charlie Blackmon 58 .267 .324 .458 10 35 63
Connor Joe 61 .273 .365 .401 5 16 66
Brendan Rodgers 54 .249 .303 .390 6 28 53
José Iglesias 53 .301 .345 .368 0 17 58

Betting Tips for Padres vs. Rockies

After analyzing all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet is the Rockies on the moneyline at +120. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going under the total of 11.5 runs.

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