Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
The Colorado Rockies head to Dodger Stadium on Monday, September 17, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at +129 and Los Angeles at -139. The Rockies have a 61-79-8 over/under mark and a 76-72-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 68-81-0 against the run line and have a 64-78-7 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 61-79-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 76-72-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 64-78-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 68-81-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/06/18 CF Yonathan Daza Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 60-day DL (07/07)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/03/18 P Brock Stewart Oblique 60-day DL (09/03)
08/25/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 10-day DL (08/25)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 60-day DL (08/17)
08/14/18 P John Axford Leg 10-day DL (08/14)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (08/21)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 81-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 11-7 record with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.30 this year. He has 174 strikeouts over his 161.1 innings pitched and he's given up 162 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.75 and they have given up 444 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 468 hitters and walked 199 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,260 base hits and 655 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 482 batters and struck out 1,274. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team Colorado is hitting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 158 hits this season in 530 at bats with 100 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .562 and an OPS+ of 136. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 163 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 569 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .489. The Rockies have 1,292 hits, including 258 doubles and 187 home runs. Colorado has walked 447 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,274 times as a unit. They have left 964 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 698 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 82-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.42, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 4-3 record and a 1.09 WHIP this season. He has 73 strikeouts over the 63.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 56 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 568 batters and walked 186 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,190 base knocks and 517 earned runs this season. They have given up 165 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 391 hitters and struck out 1,434 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 16th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .389. He has 92 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 357 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .577 with an OPS+ of 159. Manny Machado is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 172 hits in 576 at bats while driving in 95 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .543. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,254 base hits, including 266 doubles and 212 homers. Los Angeles has walked 590 times this year and they have struck out on 1,315 occasions. They have had 1,060 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 719 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +129
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