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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies meet at Coors Field.
The Dodgers will trot Clayton Kershaw out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Kershaw has a 13-8 record and a 1.72 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Chad Bettis who starts for the Rockies. Righthander Bettis is 0-3 with a 4.80 ERA so far this season.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Padres on September 1. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Colorado was a 7-4 winner in its last match at home against the Reds. They won as +111 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Los Angeles has won 4 straight games.
Los Angeles: 81-55 SU
Colorado: 65-73 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 22-3 SU in their last 25 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Colorado is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
Colorado home to LA Dodgers, Tuesday, September 3