Wednesday, June 8, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Rusin vs. Kenta Maeda
The Colorado Rockies head to Dodger Stadium on Wednesday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable pitchers are Chris Rusin for the Rockies and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers. The opening line for this game has Colorado at +183 and Los Angeles at -193. The over/under is 7.5. The Rockies have a 29-27-1 over/under mark and a 29-28-0 run line record, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Dodgers are 27-30-0 against the run line and have a 26-28-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
The Rockies head into this game with a 26-31 record, and they are 16-16 on the road. Starting pitcher Chris Rusin has a 1-4 record with an ERA of 4.62 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 36 strikeouts during his 48.2 innings pitched and he has given up 53 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.23. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have allowed 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the pen while they've been struck out 160 times and walked 58 times this year. As a unit, Colorado has given up 9.73 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.34 hitters per nine. They are 29th in the Majors in team earned run average at 5.08. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 546 base hits and 285 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 167 batters and struck out 412. They walk 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
As a team, Colorado is hitting .270, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .252 average on the road. The Rockies have a .457 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .329 which is good for 7th in the league. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.39 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .304 and his on-base percentage is at .355. He has 66 hits this season along with 39 runs scored and 29 runs batted in. He's struck out 45 times and has walked 17 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .295 and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 64 hits so far while scoring 43 runs and he's driven in 48. He has walked 24 times and has struck out 25 times. The Rockies have 536 hits, including 115 doubles and 74 home runs. They've stolen 22 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 19 times. Colorado has walked 168 times this season and they've struck out 441 times as a unit. They've left 371 men on base and have a team OPS of .787. They score 5.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 288 runs so far this year.
Los Angeles comes into this game with a 16-13 home mark and a 31-28 overall record. With an ERA of 2.84, Kenta Maeda has a 5-3 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 63.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 49 hits. He has allowed 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.43. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 126 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .193 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 179 times and walking 61 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 8.97 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 419 base knocks and 202 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 159 hitters and struck out 537. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .244 average at home. The Dodgers hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.7 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .280 and he has an OBP of .362. He has 56 hits this year along with 21 runs scored and 28 RBI. He's struck out 45 times and has walked on 27 occasions. Corey Seager is hitting .283 and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 65 hits so far while he's scored 38 runs and drove in 35. He has earned a walk 20 times and has punched out 42 times. The Dodgers as a unit have 468 base hits, including 86 doubles and 61 homers. They have 21 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 11 times. Los Angeles as a team has walked 202 times this year and they have struck out 460 times. They've had 396 men left on base and have an OPS of .687. They score 4.29 runs per game and have totaled 253 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 29-27-1 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 29-28-0 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 26-28-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 27-30-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/04/16 C Tony Wolters Concussion 7-day DL (6/3)05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)04/10/16 P Adam Ottavino Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)04/04/16 P Tyler Anderson Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
Los Angeles Dodgers
06/07/16 P Scott Kazmir Thigh left last game, probable for next scheduled start06/03/16 RF Yasiel Puig Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)05/31/16 P Alex Wood Tricep 15-day DL (5/31)05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 15-day DL (5/22)05/03/16 P Josh Ravin Suspension expected to miss 80 games04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)04/05/16 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)04/04/16 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (3/25)04/01/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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