Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies Free Pick

Jose VasquezArticles, Baseball, MLB

The Los Angeles Dodgers are making a road trip to Denver to face off against their division foe Rockies at Coors Field. The matchup begins at 3:10 p.m. ET and you can catch it on ATRM and SNLA.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies Odds

The Dodgers have gone 63-52 SU this year and are 53-64 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 18.1 units for moneyline gamblers and 10.5 units ATS. Los Angeles is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 60-54 SU and 59-57 ATS. They’ve gained 5.9 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 1.4 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread just twice over its last seven games and the total has gone under in three of those seven.

Rockies games have a 52-58-6 over/under record in 2018. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 57-57-3.

Los Angeles’ pitching staff allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.35 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 9.42 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.80, along with a WHIP of 1.15.

The Dodgers offense has slashed .242/.326/.426 on its way to 4.7 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Los Angeles’ offense has been sparked by outfielders Chris Taylor and Matt Kemp. Taylor is slashing .253/.328/.442 with 12 home runs, 51 RBIs and 65 runs scored. Kemp (.289/.338/.487) has produced 17 homers, 65 RBIs and 50 runs scored.

In the home-team dugout, Colorado’s pitching staff has yielded 4.8 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starting pitching staff has a 4.34 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.09 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 8.9 K/9. In 46 divisional games, Rockies starters have an ERA of 4.36 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.54.

The Colorado hitters are putting up 4.7 runs per contest, including 5.0 per game against divisional foes and 3.2 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .222/.293/.363 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that span.

Third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story have paced the Rockies’ hitters this year. Arenado is slashing .304/.388/.584 with 29 home runs, 81 RBIs and 76 runs scored, and Story’s line sits at .290/.349/.550 with 24 homers, 79 RBIs, 58 runs and 14 stolen bases.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies Free Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has cashed in only two of Los Angeles’ last seven contests.
  • Colorado has recorded 18.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 18.4 over its last five.
  • The Dodgers have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 10 over their last 10.