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The division rival Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Dodger Stadium.
The Rockies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Juan Nicasio in this game. Nicasio has a 8-9 record and a 5.32 ERA this season.
Nicasio's opponent in this one will be Zack Greinke. The Dodgers righthander has a 2.67 ERA to go along with a 15-3 record this season.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 11-0 result against the Dodgers on September 27. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -285 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
Colorado: 72-88 SU
Los Angeles: 92-68 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 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 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games
LA Dodgers are 16-7 SU in their last 23 games at home
LA Dodgers home to Colorado, Sunday, September 29