Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 7/28/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
The Los Angeles Dodgers (64-32) are hitting the road to Coors Field on Thursday where they will take on the Colorado Rockies (44-54). The expected starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson and Jose Urena.
As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are putting up 5.1 runs/g, which has them sitting at 2nd in MLB. They have accumulated 491 runs scored and have an OBP of .334. The Dodgers have hit 184 doubles as a team and have smacked 126 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accumulated 466 RBI's and 830 base knocks this year, and their batting average is .255. Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .440 and have struck out 799 times, while being walked on 367 occasions.
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The Dodgers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.01 on the year (1st in the league), and the staff has struck out 853 batters. They have walked 241 opposing players and their FIP is 3.47 as a unit on the campaign. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.54 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.09. Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 89 home runs in addition to 318 runs in total (1st in MLB).
Dodgers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 64 times as well as having 80 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have 64 holds so far this season (4th in MLB). The Dodgers relievers have a save percentage of 72.5% and has entered the game in 105 save situations. They have recorded 29 saves for the season and have missed out on 11 of their 40 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 89 base runners so far this year with 31.5% of those players crossed home plate. The Dodgers have dispatched 332 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
The Dodgers have converted 72.1% of balls hit into play into outs in their 7,707 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 2nd in baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have notched a total of 2,569 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 814 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .987 which has them ranked 8th in baseball, and have accumulated 75 double plays.
Anderson has taken the ball for 727 innings and has earned 629 strikeouts in his career. Anderson (39-39 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.27 and he has faced 3,056 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.36 (352 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.272. He has given up 719 hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) with 206 free passes.
The Colorado Rockies have earned a team OBP of .325 in addition to a batting average of .261 this year. They have struck out on 770 instances (22nd in MLB) and have earned 880 hits. Colorado has 91 home runs on the season as well as 427 RBIs. The Rockies have a team slugging % of .407 and they have an average of 4.57 runs per game (10th in the league). They have 173 two-baggers, while getting a free base 294 times and putting up 448 runs.
The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.434 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.30 as a staff so far this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.16 (688 strikeouts vs 319 free passes). They rank 30th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 923. They have given up 104 home runs and they allow 5.36 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league). The Colorado pitching staff have allowed 516 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.85 (467 earned runs surrendered).
Colorado relievers hold an inherited score rate of 33.9% out of 127 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 111 times in high leverage situations and also on 80 occasions with runners on. With 76 save situations, the Rockies have accrued 39 holds in addition to 9 blown saves. They are ranked 3rd in the league with a save percentage of 75.7%, and they have dispatched 307 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 37 save chances and they have earned 28 saves.
In their 7,794 innings on the diamond, the Rockies hold a defensive efficiency of 67.3% (30th in professional baseball). The Colorado Rockies have gotten 99 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (27th in baseball). The Rockies have accrued 980 assists, 65 errors and have accumulated 2,598 putouts this season.
Thus far in his career, Urena has surrendered 741 base hits while he has earned 490 strikeouts in 729 frames. Urena (37-56 career record) is the owner of a 4.70 earned run average and has given up 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 381 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.379 and a FIP of 4.8. His K/BB ratio is 1.85 and he has gone up against 3,148 batters so far in his career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado
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