Mike Bolsinger (1-2, 4.20 ERA) and Tyler Chatwood (6-4, 2.99 ERA) start in the first of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers (31-27) and the Colorado Rockies (25-31) at Dodger Stadium. Action begins at 10:10 p.m. ET on Monday, Jun. 6 and can be seen on SNLA and RTRM.
Bolsinger pitched 5.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering two runs, striking out six and walking two in a 2-1 defeat to the Cubs. Corey Seager (.286, 38 Rs, 14 HRs, 35 RBIs, 1 SB) had another good game yesterday, going 3 for 5 with two runs, two home runs, and four RBIs. Chatwood went 5.2 innings, surrendering five runs (one unearned), striking out five and walking three in a 7-2 defeat to the Reds in his most recent start. Nolan Arenado (.291, 42 Rs, 18 HRs, 47 RBIs, 1 SB) has been successful at the plate for the Rockies, going 3 for 3 yesterday with four runs, one home run, three RBIs, and one stolen base.
The odds for Los Angeles and Colorado are Dodgers -145, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 7.5.
The Dodgers lead the season series, 2-1.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
The Dodgers hold a 12-10 record this season against teams in the NL West Division. The Rockies' record in these matchups is 15-16.
The Dodgers are coming into this matchup after a high-scoring game where they scored a whopping 12 runs. The Rockies have a 0-4 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they are outhit, the Rockies are 4-23. The Dodgers have a 4-22 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 16th in home runs, Los Angeles has hit 61 this season. Colorado ranks ninth with 72 home runs.
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 9.36.
Ranking 26th, Los Angeles is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.695). Colorado ranks in the top five at third with an OPS of .788.
When the Rockies allow at least one home run, they are 12-24, well-matched with the Dodgers who are 10-20 when allowing at least one homer.