Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/7/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Clayton Kershaw
The Colorado Rockies head to Dodger Stadium on Thursday, September 7, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +300 and Los Angeles at -340. The Rockies have a 55-77-6 over/under mark and a 69-69-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 69-70-0 against the run line and have a 59-70-10 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 55-77-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 69-69-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 59-70-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 69-70-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
08/22/17 C Ryan Hanigan Groin 10-day DL (08/22)
06/26/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/26)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/06/17 SS Corey Seager Elbow is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 60-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 74-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.43. He has 79 strikeouts over his 80.1 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 448 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 452 hitters and walked 178 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,243 base hits and 633 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 462 batters and struck out 1,079. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team Colorado is hitting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 161 hits this season in 527 at bats with 112 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .579 and an OPS+ of 127. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .339 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .403. He has totaled 189 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 557 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .619. The Rockies have 1,284 hits, including 248 doubles and 162 home runs. Colorado has walked 435 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,206 times as a unit. They have left 922 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 702 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 92-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.95, Clayton Kershaw has a 16-2 record and a 0.86 WHIP. He has 175 strikeouts over the 147.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 103 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 368 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 530 batters and walked 144 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.3. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,026 base knocks and 453 earned runs this season. They have given up 156 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 375 hitters and struck out 1,318 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.14 while their FIP as a staff is 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .348. He has 107 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 397 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .605 with an OPS+ of 144. Justin Turner is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .418. He has collected 130 hits in 395 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .537. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,167 base hits, including 261 doubles and 191 homers. Los Angeles has walked 550 times this year and they have struck out on 1,187 occasions. They have had 968 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 4.85 runs per game and totaled 669 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -340
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