Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 7/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, July 29, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-200) Colorado (+170)
The Colorado Rockies (45-54) will try to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers (65-32) at Coors Field on Friday. The odds on this game have Los Angeles at -200 and Colorado is priced at +170. The over/under has been set at 11.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Julio Urias and Chad Kuhl.
Los Angeles has a slugging % of .440 and have been rung up 804 times, while drawing a walk on 374 occasions. They have compiled 473 runs batted in and 841 hits this season, and their team batting average is at .256. The Dodgers have tallied 188 doubles as a squad and have smacked 126 baseballs out of the park. They have earned 498 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .335. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.1 runs per contest, which puts them at 2nd in the league.
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Dodgers pitchers have conceded 89 home runs and 319 runs in total (1st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 246 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.46 as a unit this season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.51 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.09. The Dodgers have an earned run average of 2.99 on the year (1st in MLB), and they have rung up 863 hitters.
The Dodgers have sent 336 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have inherited 90 base runners for the year with 31.1% of them crossed the plate. They have earned 29 saves for the year and have blown 11 of their 40 save opportunities. The Dodgers bullpen have earned a save percentage of 72.5% and stepped onto the hill in 105 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 64 holds on the year (4th in MLB). Dodgers pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 65 times as well as having 80 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are sitting with 2,596 putouts this year, as well as 821 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .987 which ranks 8th in pro baseball, and have earned 77 double plays. The Dodgers have turned 72.1% of balls in play into outs out of 7,788 innings, which has them ranked 2nd in professional baseball.
Urias has taken the mound for 527 innings and is sitting with 526 punch outs during his career. Urias (41-16 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.44 while he has gone up against 2,155 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.02 (177 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.121. He has surrendered 439 base hits (7.5 hits per nine innings) and has 152 walks.
Colorado has recorded 92 home runs for the year to go along with 433 runs batted in. They have notched 177 doubles, while getting a free base 303 times as well as putting up 454 runs. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .327 and a batting average of .262 for the season. The Rockies have a team SLG% of .408 and they are scoring 4.59 runs per outing (9th in baseball). They have struck out on 779 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have accounted for 891 base hits.
The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.434 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.29 as a squad for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.17 (695 strikeouts vs 321 free passes). They are currently ranked 30th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 934. They have surrendered 104 HR's and they give up 5.36 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league). The Colorado pitching staff have given up 521 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 4.85 (472 earned runs relinquished).
With 77 save situations, the Rockies have 39 holds in addition to 10 blown saves. Colorado has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 38 save opportunities and they have tallied 28 saves. Their relievers have come in 113 times in high leverage situations in addition to 82 occasions with base runners. Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 35.1% out of 131 inherited base runners. They rank 4th in the league with a save percentage of 73.7%, and they have dispatched 311 bullpen pitchers to the mound this year.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 102 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (25th in pro baseball). The Rockies have recorded 996 assists, 65 errors and have notched a total of 2,625 putouts so far this season. Out of their 7,875 innings on the field, the Rockies have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 67.3% (30th in pro baseball).
Kuhl (31-35 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 4.45 ERA and has conceded 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.98 and he has faced 2,311 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has conceded a total of 264 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.423 and having a FIP of 4.6. During his pro baseball career, Kuhl has surrendered 526 hits and he has 464 punch outs in 534 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-200)
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