Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Juan Nicasio (1-1) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (1-2)
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Coors Field on Tuesday to play The Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers send Juan Nicasio to the mound to face Jorge De La Rosa of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -102 and Colorado at -108. The over/under was set at 10.5. The Dodgers, with a 24-25 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 26-21 over/under record. The Rockies have a 25-22 over/under record and a 27-21 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 56% of the time.
The Dodgers show up with a 29-20 record, including 8-13 on the road. Juan Nicasio has a 1-1 record on the season, an earned run average of 1.29 and a 1.14 WHIP. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 2.56 and they've given up 107 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .207 against the Dodgers bullpen while walking 50 times and striking out 162 times. Los Angeles is averaging 7.53 strikeouts per game while getting 8.03 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 8th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.59.
As a team, Los Angeles is batting .239, good for 25th in the league while putting together a .227 average away from home. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Dodgers sit at .296 and they hold a .377 team slugging percentage. Adrian Gonzalez leads the team in hits with 57 while the team ranks 28th in baseball with 7.84 hits per game.
Colorado is 8-13 at home while holding a 22-26 overall record on the season. Jorge De La Rosa has a record of 1-2 while sporting an earned run average of 6.51 on the year with a 1.63 WHIP. In his starts, the Rockies are 2-4 and he has allowed 30 hits over 27.2 innings pitched this season. The Rockies are also 4-2 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.35 and they have given up 174 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .262 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 49 times and striking out 136 times. Colorado is averaging 6.46 strikeouts per game while getting 9.43 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .293 average at Safeco Field. Ranked at 14th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rockies sit at .315 and they hold a .428 team slugging percentage. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 54 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 9.12 hits a game.
The Dodgers have committed 23 errors and have combined for 511 assists and 1,297 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. The Rockies have committed 32 errors on the season with 538 assists and 1,263 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .983 on the year.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 26-21 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 24-25 against the run line
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 25-22 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 27-21 against the run line
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
05/15/15 P Pedro Baez Pectoral Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/14)
04/28/15 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26), out for season
04/28/15 LF Carl Crawford Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/27)
04/27/15 P Joel Peralta Arm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/24)
04/26/15 P Brandon League Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/26/15 RF Yasiel Puig Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/25)
04/06/15 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/04/15 P Brandon Beachy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (2/23)
05/31/15 P Jorge De La Rosa Finger "?" next start Tuesday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
05/30/15 1B Justin Morneau Concussion Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/15)
05/19/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/19)
04/28/15 P Adam Ottavino Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/26)
04/23/15 P LaTroy Hawkins Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/22)
04/04/15 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/1)
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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