Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers will do battle against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. The matchup gets going at 10:10 p.m. ET and fans can watch it on ATRM, SNLA and ESPN.
Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Vegas is listing Los Angeles (-320) as the favorite over Colorado (+260). If you think this game’s total will go under 8.5 runs, bookmakers are currently offering -115 odds. Taking the over will return -105 odds. There’s a runline of Rockies +1.5 (+130) and Dodgers -1.5 (-150) for this matchup.
The Dodgers are 98-55 straight up (SU) and 73-80 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 13.3 units for moneyline bettors while earning 9.1 units ATS. Los Angeles has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven games and the total has gone under in three of those seven. The Rockies have gone 66-87 SU this year and are 68-85 against the spread. They’ve lost 14.9 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 26.2 units ATS. Colorado is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.
Dodgers games have had an over/under record of 70-73-10 in 2019. Rockies games have gone over 73 times, gone under 71 times and pushed on nine instances.
Peter Lambert is getting the nod for the visiting Rockies. Lambert (3-6, 6.98 ERA) has racked up 54 strikeouts in 86.1 innings so far. He’s 0-1 with five strikeouts and an 11.12 ERA against Los Angeles this year (three starts).
The Dodgers are handing the ball to lefty Clayton Kershaw (14-5, 3.05 ERA), who has 176 strikeouts and 39 walks as well as a WHIP of 1.05. Kershaw is 0-1 with seven strikeouts and a 5.14 ERA in one start against Colorado this year.
Los Angeles’ pitchers have given up 3.9 runs per game overall this season as a unit. The team’s starters have an ERA of 3.11, a WHIP of 1.07 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.4. The bullpen has a 4.01 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 9.4 K/9. In 67 games against divisional foes, Dodgers starters have an ERA of 3.57 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.62.
The Los Angeles hitters are putting up 5.4 runs per outing, including 5.7 per game against divisional foes and 5.2 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .229/.277/.341 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
The Dodgers’ offense has been led by first baseman Cody Bellinger and third baseman Justin Turner. Bellinger is hitting .305/.408/.631 with 45 home runs, 110 RBIs, 115 runs and 13 steals, and Turner is batting .291 with 27 homers, 67 RBIs and 80 runs.
In the visiting dugout, Colorado’s pitching staff allowed 5.9 runs per game and its starters own a 5.93 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 7.51 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.23, along with a K-per-9 of 8.31.
The Rockies offense has slashed .267/.329/.456 on its way to 5.2 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.6 runs per game against divisional foes and 7.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).
Third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon have paced Colorado’s hitters. Arenado is hitting .314/.378/.589 with 40 home runs, 117 RBIs and 98 runs scored, while Blackmon (.318/.365/.576) has produced 29 homers, 80 RBIs and 108 runs scored.
The Rockies have lost 6.2 units and are 29-28 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in 24 of those games, compared to 28 that’ve gone under against ies.
Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER
The over has hit in four of Colorado’s last seven games.
The Rockies have hit 17 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.
Colorado has posted 23.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 28.6 over its last five.