Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies 8/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Chad Bettis
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies on Sunday, August 12, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Chad Bettis for the Rockies.
Los Angeles opens at -120 while Colorado opens at +110. The Dodgers have a 50-60-7 over/under record and a 53-64-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 59-57-0 against the run line and have a 51-57-8 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 50-60-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 53-64-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 51-57-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 59-57-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/10/18 P Kenley Jansen Heart is out indefinitely
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
08/10/18 3B Nolan Arenado Shoulder left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
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 64-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 3.62 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 86 strikeouts over his 79.2 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 453 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 3.54. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 940 base hits and 417 earned runs. They have allowed 129 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 323 batters and struck out 1,109. 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 3.68.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 103 hits this season in 358 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 118. Manny Machado is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .383. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 448 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .547. The Dodgers have 968 hits, including 211 doubles and 162 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 447 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,016 times as a unit. They have left 807 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 555 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 61-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.67, Chad Bettis has a 5-2 record and a 1.43 WHIP this season. He has 72 strikeouts over the 100 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 103 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.17 and they have given up 363 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 362 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 998 base knocks and 531 earned runs this season. They have given up 134 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 397 hitters and struck out 983 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 4.21.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .389. He has 128 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 417 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .585 with an OPS+ of 141. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 124 hits in 446 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .475. The Rockies as a unit have 1,002 base hits, including 194 doubles and 148 homers. Colorado has walked 359 times this year and they have struck out on 994 occasions. They have had 750 men left on base and have an OPS of .751. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 544 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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