Rockies vs. Padres Prediction

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres 9/2/18, Prediction & Odds

The Colorado Rockies secured their first win in their four-game series at the San Diego Padres last night. Will Colorado salvage a split as play wraps up today?

Game Snapshot

911 Colorado Rockies at 912 San Diego Padres

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Petco Park at 4:10PM ET


Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow, the Rockies are a -130 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Padres are a +120 underdog, while the total is set at 8 runs. As of Sunday morning, 86 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Colorado. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

LeMahieu, Story help Rockies to win

Colorado second baseman D.J. LeMahieu hit a solo home run in five at-bats Saturday in a 4-2 victory at San Diego. Nolan Arenado went 2-for-4 with a double and a run. Trevor Story finished 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Matt Holliday was 2-for-2 with two walks and an RBI. Ian Desmond ended the contest 2-for-4 with an RBI. Jon Gray picked up the win as he allowed two earned runs on seven hits with one strikeout and one walk over six innings. Wade Davis threw a perfect ninth inning with a strikeout for his 37th save.

Renfroe hits pair of homers

The only offense for the Padres last night came via Hunter Renfroe as he was 2-for-4 with two solo home runs. Austin Hedges went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk. Robbie Erlin suffered the loss as he gave up four earned runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts and a walk over 5 1/3 innings.

Kyle Freeland (12-7, 2.90 ERA) will start today for the Rockies, while Jacob Nix (2-2, 4.05) goes for the Padres.

MLB Betting Trends


The Rockies are 16-5 in Freeland's last 21 starts. The under is 38-14-3 in Freeland's last 55 starts on grass.

San Diego 

The Padres are 9-23 in their last 32 home games. San Diego is 20-46 in its last 66 games overall.


San Diego hits lefties better than righties and are familiar with what Freeland has to offer. Nix has shown flashes as a rookie and will benefit from spacious Petco Park. Colorado is not as good away from home and I think this is a good spot to go with the underdog in a getaway game.




MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Rays Game 3 Prediction With the series evened at one game apiece, the Dodgers and Rays will meet in Game 3 of the 2020 World Series on Friday night at 8:08 p.m. ET. With the Dodgers once...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 2 Prediction The Dodgers took Game 1 of the 2020 World Series 8-3 and cashed as a large favorite over the underdog Rays. The over also hit easily as L.A.’s bats came alive in the...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 1 Prediction Game 1 of the 2020 World Series takes place tonight at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX as the Dodgers take on the Rays at 8:09 p.m. ET. With Tyler Glasnow set to...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Rays Game 6 Prediction The Astros have rallied back in the ALCS to win a pair of games but they still trail the Rays three games to two and still face elimination on Friday evening when...
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Braves Game 4 Prediction After routing the Braves in Game 3 on Wednesday, will the Dodgers pick up another win and even up their series with Atlanta in Game 4 tonight at 8:08 p.m. ET?...