Los Angeles Colorado Betting Preview
Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The visiting Rockies hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Dodger Stadium against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Chris Capuano gets the call for the Los Angeles Dodgers and he will try to build on a 10-7 mark. In the other dugout, Drew Pomeranz brings a 1-6 ledger to the game for the Rockies as he tries to quiet the Dodgers bats.
Baseball odds makers opened the Dodgers as -175 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Dodgers at No. 2 in the National League and the Rockies at No. 8 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 12-rated National League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 16 in the National League at 5.9 in runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.3 hits per game so far, less than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.2 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 16 mark in runs allowed.
The Rockies were an 8-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -151 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for UNDER bettors. Colorado suffered an 8-3 loss against San Francisco on Sunday, as Tyler Chatwood wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.
Los Angeles was a 7-6 winner in its last match at home against the Cubs. They won as -180 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. The Dodgers enjoyed a 7-6 victory at the expense of the Cubs on Sunday, with Joe Blanton throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Rockies at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
LA Dodgers are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Colorado
Colorado at LA Dodgers, Tuesday, August 7