Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 7/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Sunday, July 25, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+135) Los Angeles (-172)
Jon Gray and the Colorado Rockies (42-54, 4th in NL West) are headed to Dodger Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Dodgers (59-39, 2nd in NL West). The Rockies open this matchup at +135 while the Dodgers are coming in at -172. The over/under opens at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Jon Gray and Josaih Gray.
Colorado has a slugging % of .392 and have been rung up 792 times, while taking a walk on 292 occasions. They have recorded 389 RBI's and 773 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .244. The Rockies have accrued 159 doubles as a team and have hit 88 balls out of the park. They have 412 runs and have an OBP of .312. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.3 runs per outing, which has them at 18th in the league.
The Rockies hold a team earned run average of 4.70 on the campaign (23rd in baseball), and their staff has rung up 742 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.26 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.37. Rockies pitchers have allowed 114 home runs and 471 runs in total (22nd in MLB). They have walked 328 batters and their FIP is 4.49 as a squad on the campaign.
The Rockies have sent 306 relievers to the mound this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 125 base runners on the year and 43.2% of them crossed the plate. They have compiled 17 saves on the campaign and have blown 17 of 34 save chances. The Rockies relievers have compiled a save rate of 50.0% and stepped onto the hill in 69 save situations. The relievers have notched 35 holds on the year (29th in the league). Rockies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 80 times and also have had 99 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Colorado Rockies have a tally of 2,484 putouts thus far, in addition to 925 assists and 56 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .984 which is 14th in MLB, and have accumulated 656 double plays. The Rockies have turned 69.0% of baseballs in play into outs in their 7,452 innings, which has them sitting 22nd in baseball.
Gray (51-43 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.86 and he has faced 3,303 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 766 hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 259 free passes. His ERA is 4.48 (385 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.325. Gray has taken the ball for 773 innings and has accounted for 779 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
Los Angeles has tallied 137 home runs so far this year to go along with 493 RBIs. They have put up 151 doubles, while taking a walk 403 times as well as racking up 515 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have compiled an OBP of .336 in addition to a team batting average of .243 on the year. The Dodgers have a team slugging % of .424 and they average 5.26 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 875 occasions (10th in baseball) and have earned a total of 803 base hits.
The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.128 in addition to having a FIP of 3.69 as a squad over the course of the season. They are sitting at 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 687. The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 368 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.24 (313 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.33 (980 strikeouts vs 294 free passes). They have allowed 109 home runs and they relinquish 3.81 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball).
Los Angeles relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 23.6% out of their 140 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 115 times in high leverage situations and on 98 occasions with runners on. With 115 save situations, the Dodgers have compiled 63 holds in addition to 22 blown saves. They are currently ranked 23rd in MLB with a save percentage of 56.9%, and they have dispatched 338 relief pitchers onto the field this year. Los Angeles has had relievers enter the contest in 51 save chances and they have earned 29 saves.
Out of their 7,830 innings played, the Dodgers have a efficiency on defense of 71.4% (3rd in MLB). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 59 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in baseball). The Dodgers have racked up 798 assists, 61 errors and have accumulated 2,610 putouts on the season.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (+135)
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