Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks & Predictions 7/31/2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu vs. German Marquez
David Dahl and the Colorado Rockies (50-57, 5th in NL West) host the Los Angeles Dodgers (69-39, 1st in NL West) at Coors Field on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The line on this contest has the Dodgers coming in at -150 and the Rockies are at +140. The O/U opens at 12.5.
The Dodgers have been excellent for baseball bettors, having gone 69-39-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 46.7% of the time, going 50-57-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been a very good choice for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 67-36-0 SU. Colorado covers 37.3% of the time as the underdog, having gone 22-37-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a good Over option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 53-50-5.
Los Angeles covers 53.7% of the time away from home, having gone 29-25-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado covers 52.9% of the time at Coors Field, going 27-24-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a good Over option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 54-49-4.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/29/2019 Enrique Hernandez 2B Hand Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/29/2019 Dylan Floro RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/29/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
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
7/15/2019 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
7/29/2019 Charlie Blackmon RF Back Probable for Jul 30
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 69-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 11-2 record with an earned run average of 1.74 and a WHIP of 0.96 this season. He has 116 strikeouts over his 129.2 innings pitched and he's given up 109 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 345 hitters and walked 122 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 3.42. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 813 base hits and 365 earned runs. They have allowed 128 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 251 batters and struck out 984. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.82.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .260, good for 8th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 94 hits this season in 358 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 134. Cody Bellinger is hitting .330 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .431. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 370 at bats. His OPS+ is 187 while his slugging percentage is at .673. The Dodgers have 953 hits, including 191 doubles and 177 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 419 times so far this season and they have struck out 876 times as a unit. They have left 792 men on base and have a team OPS of .807. They score 5.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 581 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 50-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.88, German Marquez has a 10-5 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 140 strikeouts over the 144 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 147 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 389 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 5.42. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,040 base knocks and 578 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 365 hitters and struck out 852 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 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .453 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. David Dahl comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .356. He has 110 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 362 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .525 with an OPS+ of 109. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 122 hits in 403 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Rockies as a unit have 996 base hits, including 229 doubles and 137 homers. Colorado has walked 320 times this year and they have struck out on 1,016 occasions. They have had 691 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 5.39 runs per game and totaled 577 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -150
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