Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 4/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-210) Colorado (+175)
The Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56 last season) are en route to Coors Field on Sunday where they will take on the Colorado Rockies (74-87 last year). The odds on this game have the Dodgers at -210 while the Rockies are sitting at +175. The total comes in at 12.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Julio Urias and Antonio Senzatela.
Los Angeles had a slugging percentage of .429 and struck out 1,408 times, while being walked on 613 occasions. They had 799 runs batted in in addition to 1,330 hits over the course of last year, while their team batting average sat at .244. The Dodgers tallied 247 doubles as a team and knocked 237 baseballs out of the stadium. They earned 830 runs and held an on-base percentage of .330. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers scored 5.1 runs per outing, which put them at 5th in MLB.
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The Dodgers had an ERA of 3.01 over the course of last year (1st in baseball), and they rung up 1,599 hitters. They accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.29 and their pitching staff finished with a WHIP of 1.10. Dodgers pitchers gave up 161 home runs and 561 total runs (1st in the league). They walked 486 batters and their FIP finished at 3.54 as a squad over the course of last year.
The Dodgers bullpen compiled a save rate of 67.5% and entered the game in 198 save situations. The bullpen inherited 231 base runners for the prior year with 20.3% of them ended up crossing the plate. Dodgers relief pitchers entered the contest with runners on base 168 times in addition to having 201 outings in high leverage situations. The Dodgers dispatched 600 relief pitchers to the hill for the prior year. The relievers earned 112 holds last year (3rd in baseball). They earned 56 saves over the course of last season and did not convert 27 of 83 save opportunities.
The Los Angeles Dodgers finished with 4,356 putouts over the course of the prior season, as well as 1,303 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding percentage was at .985 which ranked 18th in baseball, and earned 94 double plays. The Dodgers converted 72.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 13,068 innings on the diamond, which ranked them 1st in pro baseball.
Urias has pitched in 424 frames and has tallied 427 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.09 (146 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.149. He has given up 360 base knocks (7.6 hits per nine innings) and has 128 walks. Urias (32-10 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.32 and he has faced 1,746 hitters during his time in the majors.
Colorado accounted for 182 home runs over the course of the prior season in addition to 709 runs batted in. They recorded 275 two-baggers, while taking a walk 491 times and putting up 739 runs. The Colorado Rockies compiled an OBP of .317 as well as a team batting average of .249 over the course of the prior season. The Rockies had a team slugging percentage of .414 and they were scoring 4.59 runs per contest (10th in MLB). They were rung up on 1,356 occasions (22nd in MLB) and totaled 1,338 base hits.
The Colorado pitching staff conceded 796 runs for the prior year while holding an ERA of 4.82 (748 earned runs relinquished). They allowed 196 HR's and they conceded 5.13 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league). The Rockies held a team WHIP of 1.386 and had a FIP of 4.47 as a team for the prior year. They had a K/BB ratio of 2.35 (1,269 strikeouts against 539 walks). They finished at 25th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,397.
Colorado called on relievers to enter the game in 63 save opportunities and they walked away with 33 saves. They were ranked 25th in baseball with a save rate of 52.4%, and they dispatched 543 bullpen pitchers to the mound last season. Their relief pitchers took the field 172 times in high leverage situations and on 132 occasions with runners on base. Colorado bullpen pitchers had an inherited score rate of 39.0% out of 213 inherited base runners. With 137 save situations, the Rockies had 74 holds and 30 blown saves.
In their 12,573 innings played, the Rockies had a defensive efficiency of 68.6% (25th in professional baseball). The Colorado Rockies twisted 140 double plays and owned a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in professional baseball). The Rockies racked up 1,516 assists, 73 errors and earned 4,191 putouts in the previous season.
So far in his career, Senzatela has surrendered 632 base knocks while totaling 393 strikeouts in 579 innings. He has allowed 312 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.408 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.14 and he has gone up against 2,509 hitters during his MLB career. Senzatela (36-35 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.84 ERA and has given up 9.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-210)
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