Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 7/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, July 16, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-201) Colorado (+184)
Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (40-51, 4th in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (56-35, 2nd in NL West) at Coors Field on Friday. The Dodgers open this matchup at -201 while the Rockies are priced at +184. The total opens at 11. The starting pitchers will be Julio Urias and Antonio Senzatela.
The Dodgers have hit 137 doubles as a squad and have smacked 123 balls out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .420 and have been called out on strikes 805 times, while being walked on 382 occasions. As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are compiling 5.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 2nd in the league. They have recorded 454 RBI's and 744 hits so far this season, while their team batting average sits at .244. They have a total of 476 runs and hold an OBP of .338.
The Dodgers hold a team ERA of 3.14 this season (1st in the league), and they have rung up 918 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.36 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.12. Dodgers pitchers have allowed 99 home runs and also 334 runs in total (3rd in baseball). They have walked 273 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.64 as a unit on the year.
The Dodgers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 61.7% and has entered the game in 107 save situations. The relievers have inherited 124 base runners so far this year with 25.0% of those players crossed home plate. Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 88 times in addition to having 104 appearances in high leverage situations. The Dodgers have dispatched 311 relievers to the hill this year. The bullpen have earned 59 holds this season (4th in MLB). They have tallied 29 saves for the year and have blown 18 out of their 47 save opportunities.
The Dodgers have turned 71.4% of balls in play into outs in their 7,257 innings on the field, which ranks them 3rd in baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have 2,419 putouts thus far, as well as 734 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which has them ranked 24th in the majors, and have earned 546 double plays.
Urias has thrown 345 frames and has totaled 351 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. Urias (23-10 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 3.48 while he has gone up against 1,430 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.34 (128 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.196. He has surrendered 300 base knocks (7.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 113 walks.
The Rockies have a team SLG% of .393 and they average 4.29 runs per outing (16th in the league). They have 153 two-baggers, while getting a free base 276 times and recording 390 runs. Colorado has a total of 84 long balls on the year to go along with 368 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 756 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have recorded 735 base hits. The Colorado Rockies have earned an on-base percentage of .312 and a batting average of .245 for the season.
The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 438 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 4.60 (400 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 103 homers and they allow 5.04 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league). The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.370 in addition to having a FIP of 4.45 as a staff on the campaign. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.22 (696 strikeouts vs 314 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 22nd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 757.
Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.1% out of 123 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 97 times in high leverage situations in addition to 77 occasions with base runners. With 65 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 33 holds and also 16 blown saves. They are ranked 27th in baseball with a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 288 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the year. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 32 save chances and they have tallied 16 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 84 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in baseball). The Rockies have 889 assists, 55 errors and have a tally of 2,346 putouts this year. Out of their 7,038 innings on the diamond, the Rockies hold a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (21st in the majors).
Senzatela (34-33 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.92 earned run average and has conceded 9.8 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.04 and he has faced 2,253 batters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed 283 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.427 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. So far in his pro baseball career, Senzatela has surrendered 565 base hits while he has totaled 353 strikeouts in 517 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-201)
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