Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies Free Pick

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The Colorado Rockies are set to play host to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field. The action will be televised nationally on ESPN. The game gets underway 8:37 p.m. ET.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies Odds

Colorado (+125) is the home-team underdog to Los Angeles (-135) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this night game at 11 runs (-105 for the under and -115 for the over). Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the current runline odds standing at Dodgers -1.5 runs (+110) and Rockies +1.5 runs (-130).

The Dodgers are 7-2 SU and are 4-4 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 2.4 units for moneyline gamblers over the early part of the year and 0.5 units ATS. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 3-6 SU and 3-5 ATS. The team’s lost 2.6 units for moneyline bettors and 3.3 units ATS.

Rockies games have an over/under record of 3-4-1 so far in 2019. Dodgers games have gone over seven times, gone under once and pushed on zero occasions.

Julio Urias (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will get the nod for Los Angeles. The left-handed Urias pitched sparingly last year, going 0-0 overall with a 0.00 ERA and a 0.25 WHIP.

The Rockies have tabbed righty Chad Bettis (0-1, 9.53 ERA) as their starter. Bettis started 20 games last year while finishing the season 5-2 overall with a 5.01 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP. He recorded four starts against the Dodgers a year ago and registered a 0-0 record with a 4.76 ERA and 15 strikeouts.

As a unit, Colorado’s pitchers have given up 4.7 runs per game overall this year. The club’s starting pitching staff has a 5.02 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.67 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 8.0 K/9. In two divisional games, Rockies starters have an ERA of 9.90 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.63.

Colorado’s offense is putting up 2.8 runs per contest, including 2.0 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .180/.254/.286 over its last five contests and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.

Outfielders David Dahl and Charlie Blackmon have led the way for the Rockies’ batters so far. Dahl is hitting .353/.395/.647 with 12 hits, six RBIs and four runs scored, while Blackmon is batting .263 with 10 hits, three RBIs and two runs scored.

In the visiting dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 4.7 runs per game and its starters own a 2.92 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 7.66 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.80, along with a WHIP of 1.01 and a K-per-9 of 7.82.

The Dodgers offense has slashed .303/.402/.580 on its way to 8.0 runs scored per game in 2019, including over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).

Los Angeles’ offense has been led by first baseman Cody Bellinger and outfielder A.J. Pollock. Bellinger is hitting .425/.452/.950 with six home runs, 17 RBIs and 13 runs scored, while Pollock (.324/.366/.459) is up to one homers, eight RBIs and seven runs scored.

The Dodgers have gained 3.0 units and are 2-1 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in three of those games, compared to zero that’ve gone under against righties. On the other hand, the Rockies have lost 1.0 units and are 0-1 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in zero of those games, as opposed to one which went under the total.

Dodgers vs. Rockies Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers went 13-7 SU against the Rockies last season.
  • The Dodgers have won six of their last seven games SU while the Rockies have lost six of their last seven SU.
  • The Rockies’ bullpen managed an ERA of 6.54 against the Dodgers last year.