Colorado Rockies @ San Diego Padres Matchup Preview - August 4th, 2022


Randal Grichuk and the Rockies go head-to-head against Jurickson Profar and the Padres today. Over the last 7 days, Randal Grichuk has provided the bulk of the offense for Rockies. He's batted .258 with 3 runs, 10 RBIs, and 1 home runs. Meanwhile, it's been Jurickson Profar who has been hot for the Padres. Over the last week, he's batting .448 with 8 runs, 7 RBIs, 3 home runs, and 1 stolen bases.

Colorado Rockies Insights

  • The San Diego Padres have 7 hitters in the projected batting order that will have the handedness advantage over Kyle Freeland in this matchup.

  • Connor Joe's average exit velocity has decreased recently; his 84.9-mph seasonal figure has lowered to 77.9-mph in the last 14 days.

  • The Colorado Rockies projected offense today (.290 projected wOBA according to THE BAT X) projects quite a bit worse than their .315 wOBA this year.

San Diego Padres Insights

  • Joe Musgrove's 2562 rpm fastball spin rate this year ranks in the 99th percentile among starters.

  • THE BAT X projects Juan Soto as the 8th-best batter in the majors as it relates to his batting average talent.

  • The 12.3% Barrel% of the San Diego Padres ranks them as the #21 club in the majors since the start of last season by this standard.

Betting Trends

  • The San Diego Padres have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 44 of their last 81 games (+11.50 Units / 13% ROI)

  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the Run Line in 29 of their last 48 games (+9.60 Units / 17% ROI)

  • Kris Bryant has hit the Total Bases Over in 7 of his last 10 away games (+4.55 Units / 38% ROI)