Sunday, September 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Rich Hill
The Colorado Rockies head to Dodger Stadium on Sunday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Rich Hill for the Dodgers. The Rockies have a 73-77-4 over/under mark and a 80-74-0 run line record, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Dodgers are 75-79-0 against the run line and have a 65-79-10 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
The Rockies head into this game with a 73-81 record, and they are 32-44 on the road. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 5-6 record with an ERA of 3.58 and a WHIP of 1.25. He has 98 strikeouts during his 108 innings pitched and he has given up 109 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.57. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have allowed 536 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the pen while they've been struck out 449 times and walked 190 times this year. As a unit, Colorado has given up 9.61 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.68 hitters per nine. They are 27th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.91. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 1,448 base hits and 740 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 513 batters and struck out 1,158. They walk 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.34.
As a team, Colorado is hitting .275, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .246 average on the road. The Rockies have a .461 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .338 which is good for 3rd in the league. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.53 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this game hitting .292 and his on-base percentage is at .359. He has 172 hits this season along with 112 runs scored and 129 runs batted in. He's struck out 98 times and has walked 64 times. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .299 and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 166 hits so far while scoring 86 runs and he's driven in 99. He has walked 46 times and has struck out 123 times. The Rockies have 1,468 hits, including 302 doubles and 200 home runs. They've stolen 66 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 34 times. Colorado has walked 484 times this season and they've struck out 1,248 times as a unit. They've left 1,035 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 823 runs so far this year.
Los Angeles comes into this game with a 51-28 home mark and a 88-66 overall record. With an ERA of 2.05, Rich Hill has a 12-5 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He has 125 strikeouts over the 105.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 71 hits. He has allowed 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.39. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 439 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 598 times and walking 193 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.46 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.21 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,188 base knocks and 561 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 158 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 442 hitters and struck out 1,441. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .256 average at home. The Dodgers hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322 which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 16th in baseball with 8.73 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .313 and he has an OBP of .372. He has 187 hits this year along with 102 runs scored and 69 RBI. He's struck out 128 times and has walked on 54 occasions. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .285 and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 156 hits so far while he's scored 67 runs and drove in 86. He has earned a walk 55 times and has punched out 116 times. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,306 base hits, including 259 doubles and 182 homers. They have 43 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 25 times. Los Angeles as a team has walked 501 times this year and they have struck out 1,263 times. They've had 1,052 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They score 4.47 runs per game and have totaled 688 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 73-77-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 80-74-0 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 65-79-10 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 75-79-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/23/16 1B Gerardo Parra Illness "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
09/20/16 1B Mark Reynolds Hand out for season
08/02/16 SS Trevor Story Thumb 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/24/16 P Scott Kazmir Ribs "?" for next start
09/10/16 P Carlos Frias Oblique 60-day DL (9/9)
08/14/16 P Brandon McCarthy Hip 15-day DL (8/14)
08/10/16 LF Scott Van Slyke Wrist 60-day DL (8/8)
07/21/16 P Chris Hatcher Oblique 60-day DL (7/20)
07/19/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Elbow 15-day DL (7/9)
07/16/16 LF Trayce Thompson Back 60-day DL (7/10)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 60-day DL (5/22)
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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