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(73-81) Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (88-66)
Date: Saturday September 24, 2016
Time: 9:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Clayton Kershaw
MLB Moneyline Odds: Los Angeles -285
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 6
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Saturday will be game three of this four game series between the National League West rival Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Rockies will send out 27 year old Chad Bettis while the lefty Clayton Kershaw will be on the hill for the Dodgers.
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Clayton Kershaw will be on the mound looking for his 12th win in 20 starts this season. Kershaw dominated the Giants in his previous start, giving up only one run throughout six innings on the hill.
He was left with a no decision as a result from the lack of run support he received from the Dodgers line up.
Since making his return from back surgery, Kershaw has only allowed 2 runs through 14 innings and will now be allowed a higher pitch count, more than likely 100, as he begins to be at full strength.
The Dodgers Ace has put up some amazing numbers this season. He has a record of 11-2, a 1.73 ERA, and a 0.73 WHIP through his 135 innings on the stripe.
This will be his first time pitching agaisnt Colorado this year, but he is 17-5 against the Rockies throughout his career with an ERA of 3.20.
The Los Angeles Dodgers come into the game ranked 16th in the majors with a team batting average of .249 and averaging 4.46 runs per game.
The Dodgers pitching staff has dominated opposing lineups with a 3.66 team ERA, which is fourth in the big leagues.
Chad Bettis will be looking for his third win of September as he makes his 31st start of the season Saturday night. He was able to get 13th win of the season in his last start against the Padres, giving up 3 runs in 5.1 innings.
Bettis has been hot his last four starts, giving him a 4.79 ERA for the season with an 1.37 WHIP throughout his 174.2 innings of work.
In his only other start against the Los Angeles Dodgers this year, Bettis allowed four runs in six innings.
The Rockies have been putting in a lot of work with the wood lately, averaging 5.37 runs per game, which is currently second in the Majors.
They have a team batting average of .275. The team has been horrible when it comes to pitching, carrying a team ERA of 4.91.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- The Rockies are 0-4 during their last four games on the road.
- Colorado is 15-41 in their last 56 road games against a left handed starter.
- The Dodgers are 12-1 during Kershaw’s last 13 starts at home against the Rockies.
- Los Angeles is 41-16 throughout the previous 57 games at home.
Free Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Prediction:
Saturday’s game could bring the Dodgers one step closer to wrapping up the National League West.
They have won seven of their last ten, including the first two of this series against the Rockies.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Los Angeles Runline and game total over 6
Kerhsaw has been dominating from the mound since his return and with the higher pitch count he will have Saturday, there is no reason why he shouldn’t be able to make it to the later innings against Colorado.
Bettis has given up 15 runs in 25.2 innings against Los Angeles, so the Dodgers may be able to put some points on the board early in this one.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Colorado 2-6 Dodgers
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