Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies 8/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Walker Buehler vs. Kyle Freeland
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, August 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Walker Buehler for the Dodgers and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
Los Angeles opens at -120 while Colorado opens at +110. The Dodgers have a 50-59-7 over/under record and a 52-64-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 58-57-0 against the run line and have a 51-56-8 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 50-59-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 52-64-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 51-56-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 58-57-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/08/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 10-day DL (08/08)
08/04/18 P Alex Wood Hamstring 10-day DL (08/04)
08/04/18 P Erik Goeddel Side 10-day DL (08/03)
08/02/18 2B Chase Utley Wrist 10-day DL (08/02)
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
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)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
08/05/18 P Antonio Senzatela Shoulder 10-day DL (08/03)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 64-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Walker Buehler has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 3.63 and a WHIP of 1.06 this year. He has 79 strikeouts over his 74.1 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 374 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 447 hitters and walked 161 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 931 base hits and 412 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 320 batters and struck out 1,096. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Dodgers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .309 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 138 hits this season in 447 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 154. Matt Kemp is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .336. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 358 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .486. The Dodgers have 958 hits, including 208 doubles and 161 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 446 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,011 times as a unit. They have left 799 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 551 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 60-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.04, Kyle Freeland has a 10-7 record and a 1.25 WHIP this season. He has 110 strikeouts over the 139 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 123 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.22 and they have given up 361 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 361 batters and walked 165 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 988 base knocks and 527 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 396 hitters and struck out 978 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .347. He has 123 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 442 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .477 with an OPS+ of 107. Nolan Arenado is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 128 hits in 415 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .588. The Rockies as a unit have 993 base hits, including 193 doubles and 146 homers. Colorado has walked 356 times this year and they have struck out on 981 occasions. They have had 741 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 539 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -120
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