Padres vs. Rockies Prediction

San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies, 4/25/2018 Prediction & Odds

After trading blowout victories in each of the first two games in the series, the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies will play their rubber match on Wednesday afternoon. What is the best play on the board when the National League West rivals meet at 3:10 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

951 San Diego Padres (+130) at 952 Colorado Rockies (-152); 10 runs

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

3:10 p.m. ET, Coors Field

TV: SD (FSSD)

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Public Betting Trends

Oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager currently list the Rockies as a -152 favorite. As of this writing, 75% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Rockies to beat the Padres on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Padres' Ross coming off excellent start vs. Diamondbacks

Tyson Ross allowed one earned run, one hit and three walks with 10 strikeouts over 7 2/3 innings in a no-decision Friday in Arizona. Ross was on fire, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning.

He ran out of gas in the eighth in the 127-pitch outing and was unable to produce the first no-hitter in franchise history. In fact, San Diego is the only active organization without a no-no since their inception. He'll look to carry over the momentum into Tuesday's start in San Francisco.

Rockies' Gray coming off rough outing vs. Cubs

Jon Gray was touched up for seven runs - five earned - and eight hits with three walks and just one strikeout over five innings in a loss against the Rockies on Friday.

Gray had a nightmare outing, throwing just 47 of his 82 pitches for strikes to go along with two wild pitches. After an impressive scoreless outing over seven innings in San Diego on April 4 it has been all downhill. He is 0-3 with a 9.77 ERA across his past three outings.

MLB Betting Trends

San Diego

The Padres are 6-2 in Ross' last eight road starts but are just 3-7 in his last 10 outings overall.

Colorado

The Rockies have dropped four of Gray's last five home starts and are 1-5 in his last six outings overall.

Prediction:

Gray's advanced numbers are a little better than his high ERA but the bottom line is that he has not gotten the job done to start the season. He's pitching in a hitter-friendly ballpark against a team that scored seven runs off 10 hits against him earlier this season. I'll roll the dice on the Padres with Ross on the hill.

 

The Pick: San Diego Padres +130

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