Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks Against the Spread 7/30/2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Urias vs. Kyle Freeland
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies (49-57, 5th in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (69-38, 1st in NL West) at Coors Field on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Dodgers coming in at -151 and the Rockies are at +141. The O/U is set at 9.5.
The Dodgers have been awful for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 69-38-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 46.2% of the time, going 49-57-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been a strong pick for MLB wagerers as a favorite, going 67-35-0 SU. Colorado has gone 21-37-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 36.2% of the time.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a solid Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 53-49-5.
Los Angeles is covering 54.7% of the time as a visitor, having gone 29-24-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado is covering 52.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 26-24-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a solid Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 54-48-4.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/28/2019 Enrique Hernandez 2B Hand Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/27/2019 Ross Stripling RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
7/26/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/20/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/19/2019 Dylan Floro RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/15/2019 Chris Taylor LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
7/1/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 69-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Urias has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 2.34 and a WHIP of 0.97 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 57.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 340 hitters and walked 120 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 802 base hits and 357 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 247 batters and struck out 974. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.10 and their FIP as a unit is 3.82.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .327 with an on-base percentage of .428. He has 120 hits this season in 367 at bats with 79 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .670 and an OPS+ of 186. Max Muncy is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 354 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .528. The Dodgers have 949 hits, including 189 doubles and 177 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 416 times so far this season and they have struck out 870 times as a unit. They have left 787 men on base and have a team OPS of .810. They score 5.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 580 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 49-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.00, Kyle Freeland has a 2-8 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 73.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 87 hits. He's allowing 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.08 and they have given up 388 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 343 batters and walked 155 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.47. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,036 base knocks and 577 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 362 hitters and struck out 846 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.Related: ACC Preview - SEC Preview - Sports Handicapping - CFB Futures - Ken Thomson / Tony George break down the Season
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .367. He has 120 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 398 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .533 with an OPS+ of 113. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 121 hits in 379 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .591. The Rockies as a unit have 985 base hits, including 226 doubles and 136 homers. Colorado has walked 316 times this year and they have struck out on 1,006 occasions. They have had 683 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.36 runs per game and totaled 568 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies +141
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