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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Betting Preview

Colorado RockiesLos Angeles Dodgers
Sep 29, 9:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Rockies arrive at Dodger Stadium on Saturday.

Tyler Chatwood gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rockies on this day; he's 4-4 on the season. The Dodgers, meanwhile, will counter with Joe Blanton, who will be looking to improve on his 9-12 mark.

View Colorado vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Dodgers in this one will find them as -210 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 3-rated Dodgers and the league No. 9-ranked Rockies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' National League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.7 runs per game in the league. The Dodgers have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.4 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 16 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Colorado was an 8-0 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -265 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Rockies were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Los Angeles staff and losing 8-0 to the Dodgers on Friday at Dodger Stadium.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Rockies at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 11 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Colorado
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next up:
Colorado at LA Dodgers, Sunday, September 30