On the 15th of May, 2024, the Colorado Rockies are set to battle the San Diego Padres at San Diego’s PETCO Park. The game is scheduled to start at 4:10 PM and will be played under the conditions of light rain. The Rockies will send Austin Gomber to the mound, who carries a commendable ERA of 3.425. Facing him from the Padres’ side will be Michael King, who has an ERA of 3.673.

Looking at the 2024 NL West Division, the Rockies are currently 14th, with a record of 14-28, indicating a .330 winning percentage and placing them 5th in their division based on a 7-9 divisional record. Despite struggles, they are in form with six straight wins in their recent matchups. At home, their record stands at 9-12, while they’ve won 5 of 21 on the road. The Rockies’ performance during day versus night games is evenly split at 7 wins each, and they have scored 164 runs but allowed 227.

Conversely, the Padres hold the 6th position with a slightly better win-loss record of 22-23, reflecting a .489 winning percentage. They are placed 2nd in the division with a balanced 12-12 divisional record and are looking to bounce back from two consecutive losses. The team has managed a 12-8 record in away games but has struggled at home with a 10-15 record. Notably, they have secured more wins in night games with 13 victories compared to 9 in day games and have scored 211 runs while conceding 199.

As for the betting odds, the Padres are favored with a point spread of -1.5 and have a money line of -253 at home, reflecting their slightly better form and standing. The Rockies, despite their struggles, have an impressive away team money line of 210. The over/under for the game is set at 7.0, indicating expectations of a relatively low-scoring affair given the pitching strengths. This matchup offers intriguing possibilities for bettors, considering the recent upturn in form for the Rockies and the steady performance of the Padres.