Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies 9/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. German Marquez
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Coors Field on Saturday, September 30, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and German Marquez for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -123 and Colorado at +113. The Dodgers have a 67-82-10 over/under record and a 77-82-0 run line mark. 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 67-82-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 77-82-0 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
9/28/2017 Chris Taylor LF Knee Probable for Sep 29
9/27/2017 Adrian Gonzalez 1B Back Out for the season
9/25/2017 Scott Kazmir SP Hip Out for the season
9/22/2017 Josh Ravin RP Hip Out for the season
9/19/2017 Trevor Oaks SP Oblique Out for the season
9/8/2017 Franklin Gutierrez LF Back Out for the season
9/8/2017 Adam Liberatore RP Forearm Out for the season
9/1/2017 Grant Dayton RP Elbow Out for the season
8/9/2017 Ronny Brito Leg Out for the season
6/27/2017 Julio Urias SP Shoulder Out for the season
5/26/2017 Andrew Toles LF Knee Out for the season
2/15/2017 Yimi Garcia RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/28/2017 Jair Jurrjens SP Suspension Suspended until Mar 1, 2018
9/10/2017 Jairo Diaz RP Elbow Out for the season
9/7/2017 Yeremi Rosario Suspension Suspended until Feb 1, 2018
9/5/2017 David Dahl LF Back Out for the season
5/25/2017 Forrest Wall 2B Shoulder Out for the season
5/22/2017 Rayan Gonzalez RP Elbow Out for the season
4/13/2017 Mike Nikorak SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 102-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 18-4 record with an earned run average of 2.21 and a WHIP of 0.93. He has 200 strikeouts over his 171 innings pitched and he's given up 129 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.01. 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 27th 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 4.38, German Marquez has a 11-7 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 145 strikeouts over the 156 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 168 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.35. 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 23rd 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 129. 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?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +113
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