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Baseball odds preview - Colorado vs. Los Angeles

Colorado RockiesLos Angeles Dodgers
July 11, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

43-48TEAM RECORD44-45

Los Angeles will look to improve on its 45-45 record when take on Colorado, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Thursday.

It's a pitching duel between Chris Capuano for the Dodgers (2-6 on the year) and Drew Pomeranz for Colorado (0-2 so far).

View Colorado vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Dodgers were listed as -150 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Dodgers at No. 6 in the National League and the Rockies at No. 10 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 11 ranked National League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Rockies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the National League at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have been averaging 8.9 hits per game, less than the Rockies have managed so far this season (9.3 hits on average).

Los Angeles owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 14-rated defense.

In their last action, Colorado was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Padres. Bettors on Colorado at +133 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Colorado got the job done in their last match in a 5-4 victory over San Diego on Wednesday at PETCO Park behind starter Jorge De La Rosa.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 7-5 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at +100 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles needed extra innings to get the job done against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday as the Dodgers defeated them 7-5 at Chase Field.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Arizona are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few Rockies at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 10 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Colorado's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing at home against Colorado
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games

Next up:
Colorado at LA Dodgers, Friday, July 12