Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies 9/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Tyler Anderson
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Coors Field on Sunday, September 9, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -120 and Colorado at +110. The Dodgers have a 61-73-7 over/under record and a 66-75-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 72-68-0 against the run line and have a 58-74-8 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 61-73-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 66-75-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 58-74-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 72-68-0 against the run line
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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 77-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 3.73 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 121 strikeouts over his 108.2 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 449 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 541 hitters and walked 181 batters. 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 3.4. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,127 base hits and 485 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 373 batters and struck out 1,352. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.60.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 23rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 118 hits this season in 416 at bats with 74 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .474 and an OPS+ of 118. Manny Machado is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 164 hits and he has driven in 89 men in 541 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .547. The Dodgers have 1,170 hits, including 250 doubles and 197 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 549 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,237 times as a unit. They have left 995 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 664 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 77-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.80, Tyler Anderson has a 6-7 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 147 strikeouts over the 153.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 146 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 423 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 443 batters and walked 192 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,195 base knocks and 626 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 464 hitters and struck out 1,202 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
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 .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .379. He has 149 hits this year along with 93 RBI in 502 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 132. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 151 hits in 541 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .470. The Rockies as a unit have 1,213 base hits, including 236 doubles and 176 homers. Colorado has walked 430 times this year and they have struck out on 1,211 occasions. They have had 917 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 657 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -120
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