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Jeff Francis faces Josh Beckett in MLB odds action

Los Angeles DodgersColorado Rockies
Aug 27, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Odds

69-59TEAM RECORD51-75

MLB wagering interest swings to the Colorado vs Los Angeles battle on Monday at Coors Field as the Rockies try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

It's a pitching duel between Jeff Francis for the Rockies (4-4 on the year) and Josh Beckett for Los Angeles (5-11 so far).

View LA Dodgers vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Rockies in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +155 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 9-ranked Rockies and the National League No. 1-rated Dodgers in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Colorado and its National League No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 4.7 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 12 lineup of the Dodgers at 4 runs per outing.

Colorado owns the National League's No. 16 defense, allowing 5.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 2-rated defense.

Los Angeles was a 6-2 loser in its last match at home against the Marlins. They lost as -163 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Marlins, who beat them 6-2 on Sunday behind a start from Mark Buehrle at Dodger Stadium.

Colorado was a 5-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as -104 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Rockies were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Chicago staff and losing 5-0 to the Cubs on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Dodgers at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Colorado
LA Dodgers are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Dodgers' last 14 games when playing on the road against Colorado
LA Dodgers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Colorado is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Colorado is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Colorado, Tuesday, August 28

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