Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks Against the Spread 9/22/2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
Dodger Stadium is the site where Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (99-55, 1st in NL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (66-88, 5th in NL West) on Sunday. The Rockies open this contest at +335 while the Dodgers are coming in at -380. The O/U has been set at 9.
The Rockies have been hot and cold for wagerers, having gone 66-88-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 64.3% of the time, going 99-55-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a decent Over pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 75-73-6.
Colorado is covering 34.2% of the time away from home, having gone 26-50-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers cover 73.4% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 58-21-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a decent Over pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 73-74-7.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
9/20/2019 Kyle Freeland SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/13/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Out for the season
9/11/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
9/2/2019 German Marquez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/27/2019 Chad Bettis RP Hip Out for the season
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
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
9/21/2019 Max Muncy 2B Quadriceps Probable for Sep 21
9/20/2019 Justin Turner 3B Ankle Probable for Sep 21
9/20/2019 Kristopher Negron CF Personal Probable for Sep 21
9/20/2019 Rich Hill SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/17/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Out for the season
9/12/2019 Scott Alexander RP Hand Out for the season
9/3/2019 Tyler White 1B Lat Out for the season
8/29/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 66-88 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 10-10 record with an earned run average of 6.83 and a WHIP of 1.74 this season. He has 66 strikeouts over his 114.2 innings pitched and he's given up 147 hits. He's allowed 11.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.29 and they have given up 581 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 516 hitters and walked 251 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 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 1,503 base hits and 861 earned runs. They have allowed 256 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 558 batters and struck out 1,191. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 5.25.
As a team Colorado is hitting .267, good for 5th 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 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 179 hits this season in 567 at bats with 118 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .594 and an OPS+ of 131. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 177 hits and he has driven in 81 men in 557 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .580. The Rockies have 1,430 hits, including 315 doubles and 208 home runs. Colorado has walked 458 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,407 times as a unit. They have left 1,010 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 5.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 797 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 99-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.35, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 12-5 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 148 strikeouts over the 168.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 149 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 433 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 543 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,153 base knocks and 524 earned runs this season. They have given up 181 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 368 hitters and struck out 1,430 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 11th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .408. He has 163 hits this year along with 110 RBI in 535 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .630 with an OPS+ of 169. Max Muncy is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 116 hits in 467 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .510. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,347 base hits, including 290 doubles and 264 homers. Los Angeles has walked 579 times this year and they have struck out on 1,278 occasions. They have had 1,076 men left on base and have an OPS of .810. They have scored 5.48 runs per game and totaled 844 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-380)
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