Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Preview
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Odds
Colorado will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Los Angeles Dodgers pay a visit to Coors Field.
It's a pitching duel between Juan Nicasio for the Rockies (2-2 on the year) and Aaron Harang for Los Angeles (3-3 so far).
The visitors opened as +-135 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 10.5 for those preferring over under wagers.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rockies at No. 8 in the National League and the Dodgers at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Colorado owns the No. 3 ranking for hits in the National League at 9.1 per game. By contrast, the Dodgers are rated No. 4 in the same category at 9 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the National League's No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 13-3 loser as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -118 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Friday, suffering a 13-3 humiliation against Colorado.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Dodgers at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Dodgers' last 12 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers at Colorado, Sunday, June 3