Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/7/2019
Sunday, April 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Urias vs. Chad Bettis
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Coors Field on Sunday, April 7, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Julio Urias for the Dodgers and Chad Bettis for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -140 and Colorado at +130. The Dodgers have a 1-7-0 over/under record and a 4-4-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 3-5-0 against the run line and have a 3-4-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 1-7-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 4-4-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 3-4-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 3-5-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
03/25/19 P Clayton Kershaw Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Rich Hill Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
04/01/19 2B Daniel Murphy Hand 10-day IL (03/30)
03/31/19 P Jon Gray Calf is questionable next start
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 P Antonio Senzatela Foot 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 3B Josh Fuentes Wrist is out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 6-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Urias has 7 strikeouts over his 5 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He's allowed 5.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 0.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.25 and they have given up 37 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .285 against the bullpen and they've struck out 29 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 73 base hits and 36 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 19 batters and struck out 67. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .297, good for 3rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .576 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .394, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 10.5 hits per game. Justin Turner is hitting .233 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 7 hits this season in 30 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .267 and an OPS+ of 62. Cody Bellinger is hitting .417 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .447. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 36 at bats. His OPS+ is 247 while his slugging percentage is at .917. The Dodgers have 84 hits, including 14 doubles and 21 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 43 times so far this season and they have struck out 57 times as a unit. They have left 62 men on base and have a team OPS of .970. They score 8.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 65 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 3-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.53, Chad Bettis has a 0-1 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 19 batters and walked 13 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 63 base knocks and 33 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 30 hitters and struck out 68 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.35.
As a team, they are batting .210, good for 24th in the league. The Rockies hold a .318 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .266, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.0 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .306. He has 10 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 35 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .343 with an OPS+ of 68. David Dahl is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 9 hits in 30 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .533. The Rockies as a unit have 56 base hits, including 12 doubles and 5 homers. Colorado has walked 19 times this year and they have struck out on 79 occasions. They have had 46 men left on base and have an OPS of .584. They have scored 2.88 runs per game and totaled 23 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies +130
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