Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
The Colorado Rockies head to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +128 and Los Angeles at -138. The Rockies have a 4-10-0 over/under mark and a 7-7-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 3-10-0 against the run line and have a 6-7-0 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 4-10-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 7-7-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 6-7-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 3-10-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/15/17 LF Gerardo Parra Personal out indefinitely
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Toe 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Chad Qualls Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 1B Ian Desmond Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 C Tom Murphy Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/16/17 2B Logan Forsythe Hamstring probable Monday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
04/16/17 P Rich Hill Finger left last game, "?" for next scheduled start.
04/13/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Hamstring 10-day DL (4/11)
03/31/17 P Josh Ravin Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL
03/31/17 RF Andre Ethier Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 9-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.91 and a WHIP of 1.59. He has 8 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.68 and they have given up 34 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the bullpen and they've struck out 59 hitters and walked 13 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 105 base hits and 54 earned runs. They have allowed 13 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 40 batters and struck out 118. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.43.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .227, good for 24th in the league. The Rockies hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Gerardo Parra is hitting .343 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 12 hits this season in 35 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .457 and an OPS+ of 114. Nolan Arenado is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 52 at bats. His OPS+ is 163 while his slugging percentage is at .654. The Rockies have 103 hits, including 22 doubles and 16 home runs. Colorado has walked 38 times so far this season and they have struck out 113 times as a unit. They have left 83 men on base and have a team OPS of .680. They score 3.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 48 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 7-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.79, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 0-2 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 9.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 12 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.19 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .167 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 53 batters and walked 10 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 2.77. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 86 base knocks and 35 earned runs this season. They have given up 13 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 32 hitters and struck out 118 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.04 while their FIP as a staff is 3.21.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .238 with an OBP of .347. He has 10 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 42 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .286 with an OPS+ of 80. Corey Seager is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 15 hits in 49 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Dodgers as a unit have 106 base hits, including 27 doubles and 13 homers. Los Angeles has walked 56 times this year and they have struck out on 102 occasions. They have had 98 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 60 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -138
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