Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/8/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Yu Darvish
The Colorado Rockies head to Dodger Stadium on Friday, September 8, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Yu Darvish for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +215 and Los Angeles at -234. The Rockies have a 56-77-6 over/under mark and a 69-70-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 69-71-0 against the run line and have a 59-71-10 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 56-77-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 69-70-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 59-71-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 69-71-0 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 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back "?" Thursday vs. Colorado Rockies
09/06/17 SS Corey Seager Elbow "?" Thursday vs. Colorado Rockies
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 74-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 10-6 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 134 strikeouts over his 137.1 innings pitched and he's given up 138 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 458 hitters and walked 179 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,260 base hits and 642 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 465 batters and struck out 1,089. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
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 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 161 hits this season in 531 at bats with 112 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .574 and an OPS+ of 126. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .339 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .402. He has totaled 190 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 561 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .622. The Rockies have 1,291 hits, including 250 doubles and 163 home runs. Colorado has walked 436 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,217 times as a unit. They have left 929 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 705 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 92-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.09, Yu Darvish has a 8-11 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 182 strikeouts over the 163 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 145 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 533 batters and walked 147 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 3.29. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,034 base knocks and 455 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 379 hitters and struck out 1,329 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 3.62.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .347. He has 108 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 401 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .601 with an OPS+ of 143. Justin Turner is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .418. He has collected 130 hits in 397 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 149 and a slugging percentage of .534. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,171 base hits, including 262 doubles and 191 homers. Los Angeles has walked 553 times this year and they have struck out on 1,194 occasions. They have had 973 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.82 runs per game and totaled 670 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -234
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