The Los Angeles Dodgers are set to square off against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. The matchup can be viewed across the country on Fox and the opening pitch is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. ET.
Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Colorado (+165) is entering this one as the underdog against Los Angeles (-175) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this game at 7.5 runs. The odds for betting on the games total stand at -115 for the under and -105 for the over. The games current runline odds sit at -135 for betting the Rockies +1.5 runs and +115 for the Dodgers -1.5.
The Rockies have gone 40-42 SU this year and are 39-42 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 5.6 units for moneyline bettors and 2.9 units ATS. The Dodgers, on the other hand, are 43-38 SU and 35-45 ATS. The teams lost 17.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 9.3 units ATS.
Dodgers games have an over/under record of 41-37-2 so far in 2018. The Rockies have an over/under record of 40-38-3.
Right-hander German Marquez will get the start for the visiting Rockies. Marquez is 5-8 with a 5.53 ERA and 84 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with 13 strikeouts and a 3.46 ERA against Los Angeles this year (two starts).
The Dodgers will turn to righty Kenta Maeda (5-4, 3.44 ERA), who’s got 80 strikeouts and 27 walks to his name as well as a 1.31 WHIP. Maeda is 1-0 with 12 strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA in one start against Colorado this year.
As a unit, Los Angeles pitchers have given up 4.0 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starters have a 3.40 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.01 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 9.0 K/9. In 41 divisional games, Dodgers starters have an ERA of 3.52 and the bullpens ERA is 3.63.
The Los Angeles hitters are putting up 4.7 runs per outing, including 4.8 per game against divisional foes and 3.8 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .231/.320/.406 over its last five games and is 2-3 SU during that span.
Matt Kemp has helped lead the Dodgers offense this year with 13 home runs, 47 RBIs and 34 runs scored.
In the visiting dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 5.3 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.74 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 8.54 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 5.54, along with a K-per-9 of 8.81.
Rockies hitters have slashed .251/.320/.422 on their way to 4.7 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.6 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.8 per game over the teams last five contests (2-3 SU).
Colorado’s hitters have been spearheaded by Nolan Arenado. Arenado is slashing .310/.394/.593 with 20 home runs, 57 RBIs and 54 runs scored.
The Rockies are looking for another victory following a 3-1 win in the prior game of the series.
Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Free MLB Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER
- The under has cashed in four of Colorado’s last seven games.
- The Rockies have hit 18 home runs in their last 10 games. The Dodgers have hit 19 over their last 10.
- Los Angeles has recorded 20.1 runs + hits + errors per game over its last 10 outings and 18.6 over its last five.
- The Dodgers have lost three of their last four games SU.