The San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies meet tonight from San Diego. All MLB odds can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The San Diego Padres have won their last four games in a row as they have been steadily improving all season. The Padres are 7-3 in their last 10 games, 38-34 at home this season, and they are 12.5 games back in the NL West and 6.5 games back in the Wildcard. For game one against the Rockies San Diego starts Andrew Cashner who hasn’t had a decision in four starts this year. For the season Cashner has allowed 32 hits and 16 earned runs while striking out 50 over 41.2innings of work for a 3.46 ERA.
The Colorado Rockies have the third worst record in the National League and have struggled all season. The Rockies are 2-8 in their last 10 games, 26-42 on the road this season, and they are 23.5 games back in the NL West. For game one against the Padres Colorado starts Tyler Chatwood who makes his third consecutive start on the road. For the season Chatwood has allowed 53 hits and 28 earned runs while striking out 28 over 47.1 inning of work for a 5.32 ERA.
San Diego is 6-1 in their last seven games as a home favorite, 21-6 in their last 27 home games, and 4-0 in Cashner’s last four starts. Colorado is 1-5 in their last six games following a loss, 1-7 in their last eight games overall, and 0-5 in their last five games as a road underdog. Colorado is 2-5 in their last seven games in San Diego.
In a dreadful matchup like this we will go with the home team that has the pitching advantage. Give us the Padres on the moneyline at the sports books.