Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies 9/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu vs. Chad Bettis
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Coors Field on Friday, September 29, 2017 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers and Chad Bettis for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -131 and Colorado at +121. The Dodgers have a 67-81-10 over/under mark and a 77-81-0 run line record. The Rockies are 81-78-0 against the run line and have a 64-88-7 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-81-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 77-81-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 64-88-7 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 81-78-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/28/17 2B Christopher Taylor Knee left last game, "?" Friday vs. Colorado Rockies
09/27/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back out for season
09/24/17 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Forearm left last game, is upgraded to probable next scheduled start
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)
09/11/17 P Kyle Freeland Shoulder left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 102-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 5-8 record with an earned run average of 3.47 and a WHIP of 1.33. He has 115 strikeouts over his 124.2 innings pitched and he's given up 122 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.41 and they have given up 445 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 616 hitters and walked 175 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 3.36. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,194 base hits and 530 earned runs. They have allowed 179 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 432 batters and struck out 1,525. They have walked 2.7 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 3.64.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .439 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 .269 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 126 hits this season in 469 at bats with 96 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .588 and an OPS+ of 144. Justin Turner is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .415. He has totaled 144 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 449 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .530. The Dodgers have 1,323 hits, including 306 doubles and 220 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 637 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,365 times as a unit. They have left 1,122 men on base and have a team OPS of .773. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 758 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 86-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.72, Chad Bettis has a 1-4 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 39.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 48 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 521 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 540 batters and walked 204 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 4.52. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,429 base knocks and 709 earned runs this season. They have given up 189 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 520 hitters and struck out 1,255 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 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, 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 .305 with an OBP of .370. He has 182 hits this year along with 129 RBI in 597 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .581 with an OPS+ of 130. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 208 hits in 634 at bats while driving in 100 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .598. The Rockies as a unit have 1,478 base hits, including 289 doubles and 187 homers. Colorado has walked 509 times this year and they have struck out on 1,384 occasions. They have had 1,064 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 5.09 runs per game and totaled 809 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -131
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