Friday, May 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Tyler Chatwood
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies on Friday, May 12, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.
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Los Angeles opens at -195 while Colorado opens at +182. The Dodgers have a 14-19-3 over/under record and a 14-22-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 20-15-0 against the run line and have a 14-21-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 14-19-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 14-22-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 14-21-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 20-15-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/11/17 CF Andrew Toles Knee 10-day DL (5/10); out for season
05/10/17 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Gluteus 10-day DL (5/1); expected to be activated and start Thursday vs. Colorado Rockies
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Hip 60-day DL (3/30)
05/08/17 P Brandon McCarthy Shoulder 10-day DL (5/5)
05/06/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL (5/5)
04/19/17 2B Logan Forsythe Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
04/17/17 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (4/16)
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 (2/15)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/03/17 C Tony Wolters Concussion 7-day DL (5/3)
04/26/17 P Mike Dunn Back 10-day DL (4/23)
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Toe 10-day DL (4/14)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 20-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 2.40 and a WHIP of 0.93. He has 53 strikeouts over his 48.2 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.00 and they have given up 91 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 133 hitters and walked 41 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.2. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 255 base hits and 108 earned runs. They have allowed 33 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 98 batters and struck out 331. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.25.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 35 hits this season in 123 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .472 and an OPS+ of 127. Justin Turner is hitting .365 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .448. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 115 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .487. The Dodgers have 296 hits, including 64 doubles and 36 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 131 times so far this season and they have struck out 268 times as a unit. They have left 240 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 168 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 22-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.74, Tyler Chatwood has a 3-4 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 31 strikeouts over the 43.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 121 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 281 base knocks and 147 earned runs this season. They have given up 35 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 116 hitters and struck out 266 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 12th in the league. The Rockies hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .342. He has 39 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 132 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 119. Gerardo Parra is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 26 hits in 95 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 70 and a slugging percentage of .389. The Rockies as a unit have 306 base hits, including 59 doubles and 46 homers. Colorado has walked 92 times this year and they have struck out on 307 occasions. They have had 219 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 166 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies +182
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