Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 8/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+190) Los Angeles (-256)
Mitch White and the Los Angeles Dodgers (81-48, 2nd in NL West) play the Colorado Rockies (59-69, 4th in NL West) at Dodger Stadium on Sunday. The odds on this matchup have the Rockies priced at +190 and the Dodgers are at -256. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Antonio Senzatela and Mitch White.
Colorado is slugging .414 and have been called out on strikes 1,064 times, while drawing a walk on 386 occasions. They have compiled 561 RBI's in addition to 1,063 hits so far this season, and their team batting average is .250. The Rockies have accumulated 215 doubles as a team and have hit 142 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 586 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .318. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are putting up 4.6 runs per game, which puts them at 13th in the league.
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Rockies pitchers have given up 152 home runs and also 622 total runs (22nd in baseball). They have walked 420 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.37 as a squad on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.45 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.37. The Rockies are sitting with a team ERA of 4.73 over the course of the season (24th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,028 batters.
Rockies bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 101 times and also have had 124 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 54 holds so far this season (24th in the league). The Rockies bullpen have a save rate of 50.0% and has come into the game in 102 save situations. They have accumulated 24 saves so far this year and have blown 24 of their 48 save chances. The relievers have inherited 158 base runners so far this season with 39.9% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Rockies have sent 409 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
The Colorado Rockies have accounted for 3,310 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 1,193 assists and 62 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .986 which has them ranked 6th in pro baseball, and they have turned 867 double plays. The Rockies have turned 68.5% of balls hit into play into outs in their 9,930 innings, which has them ranked 25th in pro baseball.
Senzatela has taken the hill for 541 innings and is sitting with 370 strikeouts during his MLB career. Senzatela (34-34 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.49 and he has gone up against 2,352 opposing batters in the majors. His ERA is 4.87 (293 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.423. He has allowed 592 base hits (9.8 hits per nine innings) and has 178 free passes.
Los Angeles has a total of 180 HRs for the year and 638 RBIs. They have put up 205 doubles, while taking a walk 497 times as well as recording 663 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have recorded a team on-base percentage of .331 as well as a batting average of .243 over the course of the season. The Dodgers have a team slugging % of .423 and they earn 5.14 runs per contest (3rd in MLB). They have struck out on 1,157 occasions (11th in baseball) and have a total of 1,064 base hits.
The Dodgers have a WHIP of 1.107 and have a FIP of 3.61 as a squad on the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.21 (1,294 strikeouts against 403 bases on balls). They rank 1st in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 878. They have given up 133 HR's and they relinquish 3.52 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 452 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 3.01 (387 earned runs yielded).
Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 65 save chances and they have come away with 40 saves. They rank 13th in baseball with a save rate of 61.5%, and they have dispatched 466 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have come in 160 times in high leverage situations and on 135 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 23.2% of 185 inherited base runners. Sitting with 150 save situations, the Dodgers have recorded 83 holds and 25 blown saves.
In their 10,416 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers have a efficiency on defense of 72.2% (1st in baseball). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 77 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in professional baseball). The Dodgers have accrued 1,050 assists, 75 errors and have a tally of 3,472 putouts for the season.
In his MLB career, White has surrendered 28 base knocks while he has accumulated 37 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched. White (2-1 career record) is the owner of a 2.82 earned run average while giving up 6.6 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 12 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.148 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.31 and he has faced 160 hitters so far in his MLB career.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (+190)
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