Kershaw takes mound on Fourth of July
The Los Angeles Dodgers will hand the ball to ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw on Friday night as they take on the Colorado Rockies in a Fourth of July baseball betting matchup.
Kershaw is 9-2 with a 2.04 ERA on the season, and he's 12-5 with a 3.33 ERA in his 25 career starts against the Rockies.
The lefthander is coming off three straight scoreless outings, and he's fanned 36 batters in his last 24 innings.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5-4.2 result in favor of the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
36-50 Colorado battles the Dodgers, currently with a 49-39 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Los Angeles injuries news.
The Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers odds would favor the Dodgers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 29 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 3.
How Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers rank No. 13 at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with the Colorado Rockies No. 1 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Colorado has the No. 30-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Los Angeles was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Rockies. They won as -142 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Thursday at Coors Field behind starter Zack Greinke.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Trends
LA Dodgers is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
LA Dodgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of LA Dodgers's last 17 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
Colorado is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles at Colorado, Saturday, July 5th