Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Tips 9/4/2019
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
Dodger Stadium is the venue where Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers (90-50, 1st in NL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (59-80, 5th in NL West) on Wednesday. The Dodgers open this game at -350 while the Rockies are priced at +305. The total is set at 9.
The Rockies have been a dicey bet for baseball wagerers, having gone 59-80-0 SU. The Dodgers cover 64.3% of the time, going 90-50-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a solid Over option for O/U wagerers, having gone 69-64-6.
The Rockies cover 35.7% of the time on the road, having gone 25-45-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers cover 74.7% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 53-18-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a solid Over option for O/U wagerers, having gone 67-67-6.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/2/2019 German Marquez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
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
8/27/2019 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
9/2/2019 Dustin May SP Head Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
9/2/2019 Joc Pederson LF Undisclosed Probable for Sep 3
9/2/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/1/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Out for the season
9/1/2019 Tyler White 1B Back Out for the season
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
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 59-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 8-9 record with an earned run average of 6.95 and a WHIP of 1.79 this season. He has 56 strikeouts over his 99.2 innings pitched and he's given up 130 hits. He's allowed 11.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.22 and they have given up 529 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 463 hitters and walked 214 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 10 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 5.67. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,377 base hits and 779 earned runs. They have allowed 230 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 488 batters and struck out 1,083. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 5.17.
As a team Colorado is hitting .268, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 162 hits this season in 506 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .587 and an OPS+ of 124. Nolan Arenado is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 161 hits and he has driven in 107 men in 518 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .579. The Rockies have 1,302 hits, including 291 doubles and 185 home runs. Colorado has walked 407 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,273 times as a unit. They have left 908 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 5.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 730 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 90-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.35, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 12-5 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 137 strikeouts over the 157.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 141 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 385 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 461 batters and walked 149 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.7 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 3.45. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,061 base knocks and 478 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 321 hitters and struck out 1,291 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 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .479 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Justin Turner comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .372. He has 134 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 457 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .516 with an OPS+ of 131. Cody Bellinger is hitting .311 this season and he has an OBP of .414. He has collected 150 hits in 483 at bats while driving in 103 runs. He has an OPS+ of 176 and a slugging percentage of .658. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,239 base hits, including 268 doubles and 245 homers. Los Angeles has walked 543 times this year and they have struck out on 1,161 occasions. They have had 1,000 men left on base and have an OPS of .820. They have scored 5.51 runs per game and totaled 771 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies (+305)
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