Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies 8/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Tyler Anderson
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, August 9, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Ross Stripling for the Dodgers and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
Los Angeles opens at -127 while Colorado opens at +117. The Dodgers have a 50-58-7 over/under record and a 51-64-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 58-55-0 against the run line and have a 50-55-8 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 50-58-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 51-64-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 50-55-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 58-55-0 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)
07/31/18 P Ross Stripling Toe 10-day DL (07/31)
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)
07/25/18 P Chris Rusin Foot 10-day DL (07/24)
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 63-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 2.68 and a WHIP of 1.14 this year. He has 119 strikeouts over his 104 innings pitched and he's given up 103 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 366 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 444 hitters and walked 159 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 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 913 base hits and 405 earned runs. They have allowed 126 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 316 batters and struck out 1,090. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.66.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Dodgers hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 135 hits this season in 438 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .550 and an OPS+ of 155. Matt Kemp is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 102 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 353 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .487. The Dodgers have 938 hits, including 205 doubles and 155 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 442 times so far this season and they have struck out 989 times as a unit. They have left 785 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 541 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 60-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.05, Tyler Anderson has a 6-4 record and a 1.21 WHIP this season. He has 121 strikeouts over the 131 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 112 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 351 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 355 batters and walked 161 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 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 4.62. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 964 base knocks and 516 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 389 hitters and struck out 956 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 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .349. He has 121 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 433 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .483 with an OPS+ of 109. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 125 hits in 408 at bats while driving in 81 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .588. The Rockies as a unit have 974 base hits, including 189 doubles and 144 homers. Colorado has walked 349 times this year and they have struck out on 970 occasions. They have had 728 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 531 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +117
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