Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Betting Tips 9/2/2019
Monday, September 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Peter Lambert vs. Walker Buehler
Dodger Stadium is the site where Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers (88-50, 1st in NL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (59-78, 5th in NL West) on Monday. The odds on this contest have the Rockies coming in at +268 and the Dodgers are at -300. The over/under has been set at 8.5.
The Rockies have been dicey for MLB wagerers, having gone 59-78-0 SU. The Dodgers are covering 63.8% of the time, going 88-50-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been an inconsistent Under choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 68-63-6.
The Rockies are covering 36.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 25-44-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers 74.3% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 52-18-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been an inconsistent Under choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 66-66-6.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/1/2019 Kyle Freeland SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/29/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
8/29/2019 German Marquez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/27/2019 Chad Bettis RP Hip Out for the season
8/26/2019 Raimel Tapia LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/22/2019 Jon Gray SP Foot Out for the season
8/19/2019 Scott Oberg RP Arm Out for the season
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
8/30/2019 Max Muncy 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/29/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Out for the season
8/28/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/23/2019 Tyler White 1B Upper Body Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/23/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 59-78 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Peter Lambert has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 6.63 and a WHIP of 1.63 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 74.2 innings pitched and he's given up 95 hits. He's allowed 11.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 515 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 454 hitters and walked 209 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.63. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,345 base hits and 762 earned runs. They have allowed 221 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 480 batters and struck out 1,069. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 5.11.
As a team Colorado is hitting .269, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 159 hits this season in 499 at bats with 74 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .583 and an OPS+ of 122. Nolan Arenado is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 159 hits and he has driven in 104 men in 512 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .570. The Rockies have 1,286 hits, including 284 doubles and 180 home runs. Colorado has walked 404 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,254 times as a unit. They have left 897 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 5.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 719 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 88-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.03, Walker Buehler has a 11-3 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 185 strikeouts over the 154.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 129 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 375 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 448 batters and walked 147 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.42. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,041 base knocks and 466 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 319 hitters and struck out 1,271 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .473 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Justin Turner comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .375. He has 134 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 452 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 134. Cody Bellinger is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .411. He has collected 147 hits in 476 at bats while driving in 101 runs. He has an OPS+ of 174 and a slugging percentage of .649. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,213 base hits, including 262 doubles and 234 homers. Los Angeles has walked 537 times this year and they have struck out on 1,145 occasions. They have had 988 men left on base and have an OPS of .814. They have scored 5.44 runs per game and totaled 751 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-300)
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