Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks & Predictions 6/21/2019
Friday, June 21, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Walker Buehler
Dodger Stadium is the site where Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (50-25, 1st in NL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (39-34, 2nd in NL West) on Friday. The line on this matchup has the Rockies priced at +163 and the Dodgers are at -173. The O/U opens at 7.5.
The Rockies have been a good play for baseball bettors, having gone 39-34-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 66.7% of the time, going 50-25-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been lousy for Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 50-23-0 SU. Colorado has gone 15-22-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 40.5% of the time.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a good Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 38-32-3.
Colorado is covering 47.2% of the time as a visitor, having gone 17-19-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 76.9% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 30-9-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been an inconsistent Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 36-36-3.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
6/20/2019 Trevor Story SS Thumb Probable for Jun 20
6/10/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/6/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
5/22/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/19/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/18/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
6/18/2019 Kenta Maeda SP Hand Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/15/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/13/2019 Corey Seager SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 10
6/2/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
2/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 39-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 7-3 record with an earned run average of 4.57 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 103 strikeouts over his 102.1 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 248 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 237 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.2. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 693 base hits and 382 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 252 batters and struck out 604. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.68.
As a team Colorado is hitting .273, good for 1st in the league. The Rockies hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .330 with an on-base percentage of .387. He has 94 hits this season in 285 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .593 and an OPS+ of 134. Trevor Story is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 296 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .547. The Rockies have 706 hits, including 165 doubles and 95 home runs. Colorado has walked 220 times so far this season and they have struck out 676 times as a unit. They have left 476 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 419 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 50-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.06, Walker Buehler has a 7-1 record and a 0.92 WHIP. He has 84 strikeouts over the 82.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 63 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 221 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.17. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 540 base knocks and 235 earned runs this season. They have given up 85 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 168 hitters and struck out 657 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.06 while their FIP as a staff is 3.74.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .359 with an OBP of .455. He has 93 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 259 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .710 with an OPS+ of 202. Max Muncy is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 69 hits in 243 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .547. The Dodgers as a unit have 664 base hits, including 129 doubles and 119 homers. Los Angeles has walked 296 times this year and they have struck out on 585 occasions. They have had 557 men left on base and have an OPS of .812. They have scored 5.21 runs per game and totaled 391 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +163
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks