Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks & Predictions 6/22/2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Peter Lambert vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies (40-34, 2nd in NL West) travel to Dodger Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (51-25, 1st in NL West). The Dodgers open this contest at -255 while the Rockies are priced at +233. The O/U has been set at 7.5.
The Rockies have been dicey for oddsmakers, having gone 40-34-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 67.1% of the time, going 51-25-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been a very good play for baseball wagerers as a favorite, going 51-23-0 SU. Colorado has gone 16-22-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 42.1% of the time.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a good Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 39-32-3.
Colorado is covering 48.6% of the time as a visitor, having gone 18-19-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers are covering 77.5% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 31-9-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a good Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 37-36-3.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
6/20/2019 Trevor Story SS Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/20/2019 Nolan Arenado 3B Toe Probable for Jun 21
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
6/20/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/18/2019 Kenta Maeda SP Hand Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/18/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
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 40-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Peter Lambert has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 15 strikeouts over his 15 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 246 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.17. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 703 base hits and 386 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 260 batters and struck out 618. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.67.
As a team Colorado is hitting .272, good for 1st in the league. The Rockies hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .336 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 87 hits this season in 259 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .649 and an OPS+ of 144. Nolan Arenado is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .388. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 287 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .589. The Rockies have 713 hits, including 166 doubles and 97 home runs. Colorado has walked 229 times so far this season and they have struck out 687 times as a unit. They have left 482 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 425 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 51-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.26, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 9-1 record and a 0.82 WHIP. He has 85 strikeouts over the 93 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 71 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 227 batters and walked 82 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 3.2. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 549 base knocks and 240 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 171 hitters and struck out 668 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.07 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .381. He has 70 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 247 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 139. Cody Bellinger is hitting .358 this season and he has an OBP of .453. He has collected 93 hits in 260 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 199 and a slugging percentage of .708. The Dodgers as a unit have 680 base hits, including 133 doubles and 122 homers. Los Angeles has walked 298 times this year and they have struck out on 593 occasions. They have had 567 men left on base and have an OPS of .819. They have scored 5.26 runs per game and totaled 400 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +233
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