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Los Angeles DodgersColorado Rockies
Aug 19, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Odds

56-67TEAM RECORD58-67

The Colorado Rockies host Los Angeles on Friday, looking to build on their 58-67 mark against the 56-67 Dodgers in MLB betting action at Coors Field.

The Rockies will rely on Jason Hammel to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Hiroki Kuroda will be his counterpart for the Dodgers. Jason Hammel is 7-11 this season, and Hiroki Kuroda is 8-14.

View LA Dodgers vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rockies at No. 9 in the National League and the Dodgers at No. 5 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Colorado owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Dodgers are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Los Angeles brings the National League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies' league No. 14-ranked defense.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -120 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles rolled to a 5-1 win against Milwaukee on Thursday, as Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers' bats led the team to victory at Miller Park.

Colorado won its last outing, a 12-5 result against the Marlins on August 17. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rockies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Ricky Nolasco and the Marlins 12-5 on Wednesday at Coors Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few Dodgers at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Colorado's last 19 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Colorado, Saturday, August 20

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