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(9-5) Colorado Rockies vs. L.A. Dodgers (7-8)
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Clayton Kershaw
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers -280 / Rockies +230
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 6.5 runs
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The Rockies have won 3 in a row and they beat the Dodgers in the first game of this series. They are tied with the Diamondbacks atop the NL West, but are HUGE underdogs in this game, which is no big shock facing baseball’s best in L.A. starter Clayton Kershaw.
The Dodgers have dropped 3 straight and with their loss in the first game of this series they fell below .500. they are 3 games back of the Rockies and D-Backs in the NL West.
In Game 1 of this series yesterday the Rockies beat the Dodgers 4-3.
This season the Rockies only rank 22nd in the Majors in runs scored and 15th in team, ERA.
This is not the same Rockies team we are used to seeing, not just because they are winning, but because they are winning with solid pitching. In their 3 games winning streak they have only given up a total of 6 runs.
In yesterday’s win over the Dodgers the Rockies scored four runs on 7 hits and Nolan Arenado had 2 HR. Colorado did give up 9 hits to L.A., but the Dodgers left 12 men on base.
Tyler Anderson (1-2 8.59 ERA) has gotten off to a rough start this season and in is last outing he gave up 4 earned runs in 4 innings in an 8-2 loss to the Giants. The Rockies have lost his last 2 starts and in his 3 starts on the young season he has lasted 14 innings and has given up 14 earned runs.
Last season against the Dodgers Anderson was 1-0 with an ERA of 2.70.
The Rockies have lost 6 of Anderson’s last 7 starts.
This season the Rockies are 6-2 on the road.
This season the Dodgers rank tied for 7th in runs scored and 2nd in team ERA.
While the Dodgers pitching has not been bad in their current 3-game skid they have only totaled 6 runs.
The Dodgers have to be happy to see their Ace in Kershaw getting the start in this game to help them end their slide. In his last outing he only gave up one earned run in 8 innings in a 7-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Kershaw’s only loss of the season came against the Rockies in Colorado where he gave up back-to-back HR for the first time in his career and went 6 innings and gave up 4 earned runs in the 4-2 L.A. loss.
While Kershaw took the loss to Colorado in his 2nd start of the season the Dodgers have won 21of their last 26 games against the Rockies with him on the hill and have won 13 of their last 14 home games facing them when their Ace has gotten the starting nod.
Nolan Arenado, who went deep twice in yesterday’s game and leads the Rockies in batting average, HR, and RBI is12/36 in his career facing Kershaw with 2 HR.
This season the Dodgers are 5-3 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rockies are 5-1 in their last 6 road games.
- Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
- Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Dodgers are 11-4 in their last 15 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600.
- Dodgers are 51-23 in their last 74 home games.
- Dodgers are 2-12 in their last 14 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Free Colorado Rockies vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
The Dodgers offense has been slumping as of late and with Kershaw on the hill the Under is the pick even with a low total of 6.5 runs.
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The Rockies are hot and the Dodgers are not and Kershaw has already lost to Colorado this season. However, you can’t bet against him, which why the Dodgers are the pick in this division match up.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 4 – Colorado 1
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