Julio Urias (0-1, 9.39 ERA) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (31-28) meet Eddie Butler (2-3, 5.65 ERA) and the Colorado Rockies (26-31) in the second of a three-game division series at Dodger Stadium. The Rockies won the last game 6-1, and Colorado leads the series 1-0. The game starts at 10:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 7 and will air on SNLA and RTRM.
In his last start, Urias pitched 5.0 innings, allowing six runs (one unearned), striking out four and walking one in a 7-2 loss to the Cubs. The Rockies were also unsuccessful the last time Butler pitched. He did not do well, pitching 4.0 innings, giving up eight runs, striking out three and walking two in an 11-4 loss to the Reds. Nolan Arenado (.295, 43 Rs, 18 HRs, 48 RBIs, 1 SB) has been doing well offensively for the Rockies, going 2 for 4 yesterday with one run and one RBI.
Oddsmakers have deemed this game a Dodgers -165 matchup and the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 8.5.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
The Rockies are an even 16-16 against the division, while the Dodgers sit at 12-11.
Having scored one run in their last game, the Dodgers are going to have to step it up if they want to win this matchup. The Rockies have a 9-0 record in games where opponents scored one run or less.
When outhit, the Dodgers and the Rockies both have records of 4-23.
Los Angeles ranks in the bottom half of the league when it comes to home runs, hitting 61 this season. Colorado ranks in the top 10 at eighth with 74.
Ranking 24th, Los Angeles is near the bottom of the league in hits, notching 8.03 per game. Colorado ranks in the top five at third with 9.38.
Ranking 26th, Los Angeles is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.689). Colorado ranks in the top five at third with an OPS of .789.
When the Rockies allow at least one home run, they are 12-24, well-matched with the Dodgers who are 10-21 when allowing at least one homer.