Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies 10/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Tyler Chatwood
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Coors Field on Sunday, October 1, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Ross Stripling for the Dodgers and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -127 and Colorado at +117. The Dodgers have a 68-82-10 over/under record and a 77-83-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 82-78-0 against the run line and have a 64-89-7 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 68-82-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 77-83-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 64-89-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 82-78-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/30/17 LF O' Koyea Dickson Shoulder 60-day DL (09/30)
09/29/17 2B Christopher Taylor Knee is expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. Colorado Rockies
09/27/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back out for season
09/22/17 P Josh Ravin Hip 60-day DL (09/18)
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
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)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/11/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 60-day DL (09/11)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 102-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 74 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 68 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 450 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 622 hitters and walked 179 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 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 3.39. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,205 base hits and 537 earned runs. They have allowed 183 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 437 batters and struck out 1,532. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 126 hits this season in 473 at bats with 96 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .584 and an OPS+ of 142. Justin Turner is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .415. He has totaled 146 hits and he has driven in 71 men in 453 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .530. The Dodgers have 1,329 hits, including 306 doubles and 220 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 639 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,370 times as a unit. They have left 1,128 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 759 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 87-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.65, Tyler Chatwood has a 8-14 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 120 strikeouts over the 147 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 136 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 523 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 541 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,435 base knocks and 710 earned runs this season. They have given up 189 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 522 hitters and struck out 1,260 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .371. He has 185 hits this year along with 130 RBI in 602 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .586 with an OPS+ of 131. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 210 hits in 639 at bats while driving in 103 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .601. The Rockies as a unit have 1,489 base hits, including 290 doubles and 191 homers. Colorado has walked 514 times this year and they have struck out on 1,391 occasions. They have had 1,072 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 818 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -127
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