Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies MLB Point Spread Picks 7/29/2019
Monday, July 29, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Jon Gray
Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies (49-56, 5th in NL West) host the Los Angeles Dodgers (69-37, 1st in NL West) at Coors Field on Monday, July 29, 2019. The Dodgers open this matchup at -135 while the Rockies are priced at +125. The over/under is set at 12.5.
The Dodgers have been a very good choice for baseball wagerers, having gone 69-37-0 SU. The Rockies cover 46.7% of the time, going 49-56-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been terrible for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 67-34-0 SU. The Rockies cover 36.8% of the time as an underdog, having gone 21-36-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a hot and cold Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 52-49-5.
The Dodgers cover 55.8% of the time away from home, having gone 29-23-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies cover 52.0% of the time at Coors Field, going 26-24-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a hot and cold Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 54-47-4.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/27/2019 Enrique Hernandez 2B Hand Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
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
7/24/2019 Jon Gray SP Calf Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
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 69-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.81 and a WHIP of 1.06 this season. He has 113 strikeouts over his 108.2 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He's allowed 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 339 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 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 3.32. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 788 base hits and 349 earned runs. They have allowed 125 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 243 batters and struck out 967. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.09 and their FIP as a unit is 3.79.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .262, good for 8th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .469 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 93 hits this season in 351 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .533 and an OPS+ of 137. Cody Bellinger is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .429. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 365 at bats. His OPS+ is 187 while his slugging percentage is at .674. The Dodgers have 945 hits, including 187 doubles and 176 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 413 times so far this season and they have struck out 861 times as a unit. They have left 783 men on base and have a team OPS of .812. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 576 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 49-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.05, Jon Gray has a 9-7 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 128 strikeouts over the 124.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 124 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 386 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 341 batters and walked 152 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 5.48. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,028 base knocks and 574 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 358 hitters and struck out 840 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 .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .368. He has 121 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 378 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .593 with an OPS+ of 126. Nolan Arenado is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 119 hits in 393 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .537. The Rockies as a unit have 975 base hits, including 224 doubles and 135 homers. Colorado has walked 312 times this year and they have struck out on 997 occasions. They have had 671 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.39 runs per game and totaled 566 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -135
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