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Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Colorado Rockies invade Dodger Stadium on Wednesday.
The Dodgers will rely on Josh Beckett to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Juan Nicasio will be his counterpart for the Rockies. Josh Beckett is 0-3 this season, and Juan Nicasio is 3-0.
The Rockies were listed as +-131 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Dodgers and the National League No. 4-rated Rockies in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rockies rank No. 1 in the National League at 9.9 hits per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Colorado features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.2 runs per game.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -146 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Rockies were saddled with a loss last time out in Jorge De La Rosa's start, as they lost 6-2 against Los Angeles on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Rockies at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Dodgers' last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing Colorado
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Colorado
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado
Colorado home to Tampa Bay, Friday, May 3
LA Dodgers at San Francisco, Friday, May 3