Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Clayton Kershaw
The Colorado Rockies head to Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +155 and Los Angeles at -180. The Rockies have a 4-10-0 over/under mark and a 7-7-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 3-11-0 against the run line and have a 6-8-0 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 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 3-11-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/17/17 LF Gerardo Parra Personal is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
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
04/17/17 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (04/16)
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 Tyler Anderson has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 8.59 and a WHIP of 1.64. He has 12 strikeouts over his 14.2 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.04. 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 18th 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 23rd 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 3.40.
Our handicappers are experts on MLB betting. Check out our MLB betting tips today.
As a team Colorado is hitting .227, good for 23rd 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 164 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 7-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.53, Clayton Kershaw has a 2-1 record and a 0.70 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 21.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 14 hits. He allows 5.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.46 and they have given up 32 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .179 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 59 batters and walked 12 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.86. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 96 base knocks and 39 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 37 hitters and struck out 132 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.08 while their FIP as a staff is 3.17.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 12th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .353. He has 11 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 44 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .295 with an OPS+ of 84. Corey Seager is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 15 hits in 53 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Dodgers as a unit have 111 base hits, including 28 doubles and 14 homers. Los Angeles has walked 60 times this year and they have struck out on 117 occasions. They have had 105 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 62 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -180
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink