Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks & Predictions 6/23/2019
Sunday, June 23, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Kenta Maeda
Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (52-25, 1st in NL West) play the Colorado Rockies (40-35, 2nd in NL West) at Dodger Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019. The odds on this matchup have the Rockies coming in at +201 and the Dodgers are at -218. The over/under has been set at 8.5.
The Rockies have been a solid option for bettors, having gone 40-35-0 SU. The Dodgers cover 67.5% of the time, going 52-25-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 52-23-0 SU. Colorado is covering 41.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 16-23-0 straight up.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies have been a hot and cold Under bet for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 39-33-3.
The Rockies cover 47.4% of the time away from home, having gone 18-20-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 78.0% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 32-9-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a decent Under bet for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 37-37-3.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
6/20/2019 Trevor Story SS Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
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
6/21/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/21/2019 Josh Sborz RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/21/2019 Corey Seager SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/20/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/18/2019 Kenta Maeda SP Hand Probable for Jun 22
6/18/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
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 40-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 5.09 and a WHIP of 1.63 this season. He has 40 strikeouts over his 70.2 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He's allowed 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 247 hitters and walked 111 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 5.15. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 709 base hits and 389 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 261 batters and struck out 627. 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 .270, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .326 with an on-base percentage of .387. He has 95 hits this season in 291 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .595 and an OPS+ of 134. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .338 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 89 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 263 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .658. The Rockies have 716 hits, including 166 doubles and 99 home runs. Colorado has walked 229 times so far this season and they have struck out 703 times as a unit. They have left 483 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 427 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 52-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.87, Kenta Maeda has a 7-4 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 76.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 57 hits. He's allowing 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.12. 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 9 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.18. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 553 base knocks and 242 earned runs this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 171 hitters and struck out 684 batters. They give up a walk 2.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.06 while their FIP as a staff is 3.72.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .356 with an OBP of .451. He has 94 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 264 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .712 with an OPS+ of 199. Max Muncy is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 71 hits in 250 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .540. The Dodgers as a unit have 687 base hits, including 134 doubles and 124 homers. Los Angeles has walked 299 times this year and they have struck out on 602 occasions. They have had 570 men left on base and have an OPS of .817. They have scored 5.25 runs per game and totaled 404 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +201
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