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    The Colorado Rockies are underdogs (+170) on the road against the San Diego Padres (-203) in the first game of the season at PETCO Park on Thursday. The game starts at 4:10 PM ET. Blake Snell gets the starting nod for San Diego, and German Marquez is Colorado’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Padres vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Stadium: PETCO Park
    Padres vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Padres -203 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Padres vs. the Rockies?

    • TV Channel: BSSD

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres ranked 21st in MLB play with 153 home runs last season. They averaged 0.9 per game.
    • San Diego ranked 15th in the majors with a .241 batting average.
    • Last season the Padres were the 13th-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.4 runs per game (705 total).
    • San Diego’s batters struck out 8.2 times per game, the ninth-lowest average in MLB.
    • The Padres hit 77 homers at home last season (1.0 per game).
    • San Diego averaged 2.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .364 in home contests.
    • The club batted .230 with 605 hits (7.5 per game) at home last season.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Last season, Manny Machado finished with 172 hits and a slugging percentage of .531.
    • Juan Soto had 127 hits and an OBP of .401.
    • Xander Bogaerts ended his last campaign with 171 hits, an OBP of .377, plus a slugging percentage of .456.
    • Jake Cronenworth slashed .240/.333/.394 and finished with an OPS of .727.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies ranked 22nd in Major League Baseball with 149 home runs.
    • Colorado’s .254 batting average was among the best in baseball, ranking sixth in MLB.
    • The Rockies scored 698 runs (4.3 per game) last season, which ranked 15th in MLB.
    • Colorado showed patience at the plate last season, having the 10th-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.2) among MLB offenses.
    • They hit 51 homers, an average of 0.6 per game, in 81 road contests last season.
    • Colorado slugged .336 in 81 road games last season.
    • They averaged 7.6 base hits per game and had a .225 batting average on the road last season.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • Jurickson Profar had a .331 on-base percentage last season while batting .243.
    • C.J. Cron racked up 148 total hits while slugging .468.
    • Charlie Blackmon hit .264 with 22 doubles, six triples, 16 home runs and 32 walks a season ago.
    • Ryan McMahon hit .246 with 23 doubles, three triples, 20 home runs and 60 walks.

    Padres vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

    Blake Snell (SD) Pitcher German Márquez (COL)
    8 – 10 W/L 9 – 13
    128 IP 181.2
    3.45 ERA 5.00
    1.211 WHIP 1.365
    12.0 K/9 7.4
    3.6 BB/9 3.1

    Padres vs. Rockies Injury Updates

    • Padres: Eguy Rosario: 60 Day IL (Ankle)
    • Rockies: Tyler Kinley: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brendan Rodgers: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Sean Bouchard: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

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