Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Pick 09/22/19


Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers are playing host to the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. The opening pitch is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. ET and the action will be televised on both ATRM and SNLA.

Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

Los Angeles (getting -355 odds) is the huge favorite over Colorado and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this day game at 9 runs. Odds for playing the game’s total stand at -115 for the under and -105 for the over. There’s a runline of Rockies +1.5 (+140) and Dodgers -1.5 (-160) for this matchup.

The Rockies are 67-88 SU and have gone 68-86 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 15.9 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 27.2 units ATS. Colorado is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven. The Dodgers, on the other hand, are 99-56 SU and 74-80 ATS. The team has gained 14.3 units for bettors taking the moneyline while gaining 8.1 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the over has cashed in four of those seven.

Los Angeles games have an over/under record of 71-73-10 in 2019. The Rockies have an over/under record of 74-71-9.

The right-handed Antonio Senzatela is projected to start for the visiting Rockies. Senzatela is 10-10 with a 6.83 ERA and 66 strikeouts. He’s 1-1 with eight strikeouts and a 5.65 ERA against Los Angeles this year (three starts).

The Dodgers are going with lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu (12-5, 2.35 ERA), who’s got 148 strikeouts and 24 walks as well as a 1.03 WHIP. Ryu is 0-1 with 15 strikeouts and a 4.87 ERA across four starts against Colorado this year.

Los Angeles’ pitching staff has given up 3.9 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 3.15, a WHIP of 1.07 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.3. The bullpen has a 3.98 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 9.4 K/9. In 69 games against divisional foes, Dodgers starters have an ERA of 3.64 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.57.

The Los Angeles offense is putting up 5.5 runs per contest, including 5.7 per game against divisional foes and 6.2 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .260/.321/.401 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that span.

First baseman Cody Bellinger and third baseman Justin Turner have led the Dodgers’ offense this year. Bellinger is hitting .302/.405/.625 with 45 home runs, 110 RBIs, 117 runs and 14 stolen bases, and Turner is batting .290 with 27 homers, 67 RBIs and 80 runs.

For the visitors, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 6.0 runs per game and its starters own a 5.94 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 7.51 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.23, along with a K/9 of 8.37.

Rockies hitters have slashed .267/.329/.457 on their way to 5.2 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.5 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon have led Colorado’s hitters. Arenado is slashing .316/.379/.594 with 41 home runs, 118 RBIs and 99 runs scored, while Blackmon is hitting .317/.364/.578 with 30 homers, 82 RBIs and 109 runs scored.

The Rockies have lost 7.2 units and are 29-29 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The over has hit in 25 of those games, compared to 28 that’ve gone under against left-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Dodgers have netted 17.4 units and are 56-48 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has cashed in 47 of those games, compared to 49 that’ve gone under.

Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER


Betting Trends

Colorado has logged 14 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Los Angeles has 18 XBH over its last five.

The Rockies have hit 22 home runs in their last 10 games. The Dodgers have hit nine over their last 10.

The Rockies have a team OPS of .786 this season and an OPS of .793 against left-handed pitchers. The Dodgers’ OPS stands at .810 overall and .787 against southpaws.

Colorado has posted 25.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 23.4 over its last five.

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