Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers will play host to their division rival Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. The action begins at 9:10 p.m. ET and fans can watch the game on ATRM, SNLA and KTLA.
Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Colorado (+270) is entering this game as the underdog to Los Angeles (-335) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this one at 8.5 runs (-110 for the over and -110 for the under). There’s a runline of Rockies +1.5 (+135) and Dodgers -1.5 (-155) for this matchup.
The Dodgers are 99-55 straight up (SU) and 73-80 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 13.3 units for moneyline bettors while earning 9.1 units ATS. Los Angeles has a 3-4 ATS mark over its last seven games and the total has gone under in three of those seven. The Rockies have gone 66-88 SU this year and are 68-85 ATS. They’re down 14.9 units for moneyline gamblers 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 a 70-73-10 over/under record in 2019. The Rockies have an over/under record of 73-71-9.
Right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez will get the start for the visiting Rockies. Gonzalez is 1-6 with a 6.23 ERA and 32 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with five strikeouts and a 4.35 ERA against Los Angeles this year (two starts).
The Dodgers are turning to righty Walker Buehler (13-3, 3.15 ERA), who has 202 strikeouts and 30 walks as well as a WHIP of 1.01. Buehler is 3-0 with 29 strikeouts and a 5.84 ERA across four starts against Colorado this year.
As a unit, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game overall in 2019. The team’s starters have a 3.13 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.01 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 9.4 K/9. In 68 games against NL West opponents, Dodgers starters have an ERA of 3.60 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.62.
Los Angeles’ hitters are putting up 5.5 runs per contest, including 5.8 per game against divisional foes and 5.8 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .247/.311/.374 over its last five games 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 slashing .305/.408/.630 with 45 home runs, 110 RBIs, 116 runs and 14 steals, while Turner is batting .291 with 27 homers, 67 RBIs and 80 runs.
In the visiting dugout, Colorado’s pitching staff allowed 6.0 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.96 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 7.52 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.29, along with a WHIP of 1.52 and a K-per-9 of 8.30.
The Rockies offense has slashed .267/.329/.457 on its way to 5.2 runs scored per game this season, including 5.5 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
Third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon continue to lead Colorado’s hitters. Arenado is hitting .316/.379/.594 with 41 home runs, 118 RBIs and 99 runs scored, while Blackmon is slashing .318/.365/.580 with 30 homers, 81 RBIs and 109 runs scored.
The Dodgers have gained 16.4 units and are 55-48 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 46 of those games, compared to 49 that’ve gone under against righties.
Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction
Predictions:SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER
Colorado has logged 17 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Los Angeles has 16 XBH over its last five.
The Rockies have hit 21 home runs in their last 10 games, including 12 over their last five.
The Rockies have a team OPS of .786 this season and an OPS of .771 against right-handed pitchers. The Dodgers’ OPS sits at .812 overall and .808 against righties.
Los Angeles has recorded 22.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 23.0 over its last five.
The Dodgers have won three of their last four games SU.