Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 6/29/2019
Saturday, June 29, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Jon Gray
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies (42-39, 2nd in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (56-27, 1st in NL West) at Coors Field on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The Rockies open this matchup at +141 while the Dodgers are coming in at -151. The O/U has been set at 12.
The Dodgers have been lousy for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 56-27-0 SU. Colorado covers 51.8% of the time, going 42-39-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been a very good bet for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 56-25-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 37.2% of the time as the underdog, having gone 16-27-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a solid Over bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 41-38-4.
Los Angeles covers 55.0% of the time on the road, having gone 22-18-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado covers 57.9% of the time at Coors Field, going 22-16-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a solid Over bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 42-35-4.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/27/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
6/26/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
6/23/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
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
2/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
6/27/2019 Trevor Story SS Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/27/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/25/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/6/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 56-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 7-1 record with an earned run average of 3.07 and a WHIP of 1.07 this season. He has 75 strikeouts over his 85 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 253 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.28. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 613 base hits and 269 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 184 batters and struck out 734. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .474 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .356 with an on-base percentage of .454. He has 100 hits this season in 281 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .719 and an OPS+ of 203. Max Muncy is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 270 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .548. The Dodgers have 746 hits, including 149 doubles and 137 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 318 times so far this season and they have struck out 651 times as a unit. They have left 615 men on base and have a team OPS of .820. They score 5.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 437 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 42-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.92, Jon Gray has a 8-5 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 103 strikeouts over the 96.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 92 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 279 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 267 batters and walked 119 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 770 base knocks and 418 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 279 hitters and struck out 667 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.75.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 3rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .378. He has 97 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 310 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 124. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .330 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 94 hits in 285 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .639. The Rockies as a unit have 765 base hits, including 175 doubles and 105 homers. Colorado has walked 244 times this year and they have struck out on 770 occasions. They have had 521 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.58 runs per game and totaled 452 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -151
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