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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers meet at Dodger Stadium.
The Rockies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Tyler Chatwood in this game. Chatwood has a 0-0 record and a 6.00 ERA this season.
Chatwood's opponent in this one will be Ted Lilly. The Dodgers lefthander has a 1.80 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Colorado was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Diamondbacks. They lost as +139 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Dodgers were a 2-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -168 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
Colorado: 15-10 SU
Los Angeles: 12-12 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games
Colorado is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing Colorado
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
LA Dodgers home to Colorado, Tuesday, April 30