Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 4/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+210) Los Angeles (-333)
Dodger Stadium is the site where Trevor Bauer and the Los Angeles Dodgers (8-2, 1st in NL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (3-7, 5th in NL West) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Rockies coming in at +210 and the Dodgers are at -333. The total opens at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Antonio Senzatela and Trevor Bauer.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.8 runs per outing, which ranks them 10th in MLB. They have tallied 48 runs while holding a team OBP of .285. The Rockies have tallied 16 doubles as a team and have hit 13 balls out of the park. They have compiled 44 runs batted in and 80 base knocks on the year, while their batting average is .231. Colorado has a slugging % of .418 and have been called out on strikes 85 times, while being walked on 26 occasions.
The Rockies hold a team earned run average of 4.45 on the year (18th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 77 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.48 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.54. Rockies pitchers have given up 8 home runs in addition to 50 runs (8th in MLB). They have walked 52 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.48 as a unit so far this year.
Rockies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 13 times and also have had 8 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 1 hold over the course of the season (25th in MLB). The Rockies relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 5 save situations. They have recorded 2 saves so far this season and have not converted 2 out of their 4 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 20 base runners so far this year with 25.0% of those players earned a run for their team. The Rockies have dispatched 39 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
Senzatela (33-26 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.69 while he has gone up against 1,888 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has conceded 467 base knocks (9.7 hits per nine innings) and has 155 free passes. His ERA is 5.01 (242 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.432. Senzatela has taken the ball for 434 innings and has tallied 293 punch outs during his MLB career.
Los Angeles has a total of 10 long balls on the season to go along with 55 runs batted in. They have 25 two-baggers, while getting a free base 50 times as well as scoring 57 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have compiled an OBP of .380 and a batting average of .284 over the course of the season. The Dodgers hold a team slugging % of .467 and they have an average of 5.70 runs per contest (5th in MLB). They have been rung up on 85 occasions (16th in the league) and have a total of 98 hits.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have yielded 34 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 3.23 (32 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 10 dingers and they relinquish 3.43 runs per 9 innings (4th in MLB). The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.111 in addition to having a FIP of 3.53 as a pitching staff for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.78 (87 strikeouts against 23 free passes). They are sitting at 11th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 76.
Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 6 save chances and they have walked away with 4 saves. They are ranked 12th in the league with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 27 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 12 times in high leverage situations and on 8 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 10.0% out of their 10 inherited runners. With 15 save situations, the Dodgers have 9 holds and also 2 blown saves.
Thus far in his career, Bauer has given up 1,057 hits while he has accumulated 1,299 punch outs in 1,203 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 522 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.259 and a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 2.84 and he has faced 5,082 batters in his career. Bauer (76-64 mark in his career) has earned a 3.91 ERA while giving up 7.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-333)
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