Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 7/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+220) Los Angeles (-303)
Dodger Stadium is the site where Tony Gonsolin and the Los Angeles Dodgers (59-39, 2nd in NL West) will play the Colorado Rockies (42-54, 4th in NL West) on Saturday. The Dodgers open this matchup at -303 while the Rockies are coming in at +220. The over/under opens at 9. The starting pitchers are Kyle Freeland and Tony Gonsolin.
As a team, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.3 runs per game, which puts them at 18th in baseball. They have a total of 412 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .312. The Rockies have hit 159 doubles as a team and have hit 88 balls out of the stadium. They have amassed 389 runs batted in and 773 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average is sitting at .244. Colorado is slugging .392 and have struck out 792 times, while being walked on 292 occasions.
The Rockies hold a team ERA of 4.70 for the season (23rd in the league), and the staff has rung up 742 batters. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.26 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.37. Rockies pitchers have yielded 114 long balls in addition to 471 runs in total (22nd in baseball). They have walked 328 batters and their FIP is 4.49 as a team over the course of the season.
The Rockies have sent 306 relievers to the hill for the season. The relievers have inherited 125 runners for the year with 43.2% of those players crossed the plate. They have 17 saves on the year and have missed out on 17 of their 34 chances to get a save. The Rockies relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 50.0% and has entered the game in 69 save situations. The bullpen have accumulated 35 holds so far this season (29th in MLB). Rockies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 80 times as well as having 99 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rockies have converted 69.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 7,452 innings, which ranks them 22nd in the majors. The Colorado Rockies have accumulated 2,484 putouts for the season, as well as 925 assists and 56 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them ranked 14th in the majors, and have a total of 656 double plays.
Freeland has taken the ball for 582 innings and has 441 K's so far in his pro baseball career. Freeland (34-36 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.61 while he has faced 2,526 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.27 (276 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.419. He has surrendered 613 base hits (9.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 213 walks.
The Dodgers hold a slugging % of .424 and they are earning 5.26 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have recorded 151 doubles, while taking a walk 403 times as well as notching 515 runs. Los Angeles has compiled 137 HRs for the season to go along with 493 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 875 instances (10th in the league) and have tallied 803 base knocks. The Los Angeles Dodgers have tallied a team OBP of .336 as well as a team batting average of .243 on the year.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.128 in addition to having a FIP of 3.69 as a pitching staff this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.33 (980 strikeouts against 294 bases on balls). They are sitting at 3rd in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 687. They have conceded 109 homers and they surrender 3.81 runs per 9 innings (2nd in MLB). The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 368 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 3.24 (313 earned runs conceded).
Sitting with 115 save situations, the Dodgers have 63 holds and 22 blown saves. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 51 save chances and they have tallied 29 saves. Their relievers have come in 115 times in high leverage situations and on 98 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 23.6% of 140 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 23rd in the league with a save rate of 56.9%, and they have dispatched 338 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
In 7,830 innings played, the Dodgers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 71.4% (3rd in MLB). The Los Angeles Dodgers have twisted 59 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (25th in pro baseball). The Dodgers have accrued 798 assists, 61 errors and are sitting with 2,610 putouts over the course of the season.
Gonsolin (7-5 career mark) holds a 2.65 earned run average while conceding 6.3 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.85 and he has gone up against 466 batters during his MLB career. He has conceded a total of 34 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.058 and a FIP of 3.4. In his career, Gonsolin has given up 81 hits while totaling 117 strikeouts in 115 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-303)
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