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Colorado sends Jon Garland vs Clayton Kershaw in Rockies vs Dodgers game

Los Angeles DodgersColorado Rockies
May 31, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Odds

22-30TEAM RECORD28-26

Baseball bettors look for value at Coors Field on Friday as host Colorado battles the Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball odds action.

Colorado hands the ball to starter Jon Garland in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-6 mark on the year. Los Angeles counters with Clayton Kershaw, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rockies bats at the same time.

View LA Dodgers vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Los Angeles before the first pitch in this match found them as 142-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 8-rated Dodgers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 1-rated National League offense, averaging 4.7 runs per game, against a Dodgers defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.3 hits per game so far, more than Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the National League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Los Angeles was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Angels. They lost as +177 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Los Angeles on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

The Rockies were a 7-5 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +205 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Colorado suffered a 7-5 loss against Houston on Thursday, as Juan Nicasio wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 12 of LA Dodgers' last 17 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games
Colorado is 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Colorado, Saturday, June 1

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