Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction 6/1/2024

The Colorado Rockies (21-35) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Dodgers (36-23) on Saturday, June 1st. This game will be played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and televised on SNLA. The Rockies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Dodgers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rockies. First pitch is set for 9:10 CT.

Rockies vs Dodgers

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It was all Colorado in the last game of this series, as the Rockies took down the Dodgers by a score of 4-1. The Rockies offense only had one more hit than the Dodgers and struck out eight times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were at +280 on the money line.

This game featured a starting pitching matchup between Dakota Hudson for the Rockies and Walker Buehler for the Dodgers. Hudson only went seven innings but gave up just one hit and one earned run. On the other side, Buehler was tagged for three homers and three earned runs in six innings of work.

Colorado’s three homers came from Ezequiel Tovar, Raimel Tapia, and Trevor Story. Tovar, Tapia, and Charlie Blackmon each had two RBIs for the Rockies’ offense.

With an overall record of 21-35, the Rockies are 5th in the NL West, 13.5 games behind the Dodgers for the division lead. Colorado has gone 9-12 in divisional games this year. The Rockies have won two straight games, and they have been playing well recently, going 6-4 over their last ten games.

So far, the Rockies have been much better at home, going 13-14 compared to 8-21 on the road. As the road underdog, the Rockies are 8-21 this season, and their overall record as the underdog is 21-35. Colorado’s two-game winning streak has come as the underdog.

The Rockies have been a solid team to back on the run line this season, going 31-25, including a 16-13 mark on the road. They have covered the run line in four straight road games and are 2-0 as an underdog in that span. Their average run differential in wins is +3.1, while it drops to -3.9 in losses.

The Colorado Rockies are on the road to face the Los Angeles Dodgers today. The over/under line for the game is set at 8 runs. The Rockies and their opponents have combined to average 9.8 runs per game this season. Overall, the over/under record for Colorado games is 29-26. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, the record is 5-2. So far this season, 67.9% of Rockies games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Cal Quantrill Gets The Start For The Rockies

Cal Quantrill has been pitching well for the Rockies, as he has a record of 4-3 and an ERA of 3.53. In his 11 starts, Quantrill has turned in eight quality starts. Looking back at his last outing, Quantrill picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs on five hits. He didn’t give up a homer in that outing. Quantrill has been especially good on the road, coming in with a record of 2-1 and an ERA of 4.0. At home, his ERA is 3.96.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

Over his last eight games, Ezequiel Tovar has gone 15/35 with one home run and three RBIs. For the season, he is batting .294 and is 2nd on the team with eight home runs. Ryan McMahon has also been a good power source for the Rockies, as his 10 homers are the best on the team and 9th in the league. However, he is batting just .282 and has struggled of late, going just 3/26 in his last eight games.

As a team, the Rockies are batting a collective .248, which is the 6th best mark in the league. They are also one of the best teams in terms of putting the ball in play, as their strikeout rate is the 26th best in the league. Overall, they are averaging 4.2 runs per game and have been a better offensive team at home, where they are averaging 4.6 runs per contest.

With a record of 36-23, the Dodgers lead the NL West by 5.5 games over the Padres. The Dodgers are looking to bounce back today, as they dropped the first game of their series vs. the Rockies. So far, they have gone just 11-10 in divisional games this season.

At home, the Dodgers are 19-12 this season, and they have gone 17-11 on the road. Los Angeles has been good as the favorite this season, going 35-21, but they are just 1-2 as the underdog. As the home favorite, the Dodgers are 18-12 this season.

When the Dodgers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 4.1 runs per game. But when they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -2.9 runs per game. As a result, their run line record is just above .500 at 30-29, and they are 14-17 against the run line at home. As a favorite, they are 29-27 against the run line, but as an underdog, they are just 1-2.

The Dodgers are playing at home against the Colorado Rockies today, and the over/under line for the game is set at 8 runs. The combined run average in Dodgers games this season is 8.5 runs, and their over/under record is 30-29. The average over/under line for their games is 9 runs, and when the line is set at 8 runs, their over/under record is 3-5. So far this season, 71.2% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Yoshinobu Yamamoto Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Yoshinobu Yamamoto gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Rockies at home. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 5-2 with a 3.51 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, Yamamoto has a WHIP of 1.10 and has issued just 1.98 walks per nine innings compared to 10.53 strikeouts. Yamamoto has turned in five quality starts this year and is coming off a rough outing in which he gave up four earned runs in five innings of work. Before that, he had not allowed more than two earned runs in four straight outings.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

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Shohei Ohtani and Mookie Betts have been two of the Dodgers’ top hitters this season, with both players coming into the game with a batting average of .326. Ohtani’s 14 homers are 5th in the league, and he also has 38 RBIs, which is 9th in the MLB. Betts has gone deep eight times this season and is 4th on the team with 31 RBIs. Teoscar Hernandez is also near the top of the league in home runs, as his 12 homers are 2nd on the team and 7th in the league.

Los Angeles is 3rd in team batting average and 3rd in home runs so far this season. They are also near the top of the league in on-base percentage, slugging, and OPS. The Dodgers have two players on hitting streaks, with Will Smith and Andy Pages both having hit safely in three straight games.

Rockies vs Dodgers Prediction

Our pick for this Rockies vs. Dodgers matchup is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8 runs. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the Dodgers, giving us some wiggle room on the over/under line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Yoshinobu Yamamoto finishing with five strikeouts and Cal Quantrill with just four. If you’re looking for a moneyline pick, the Dodgers are the way to go, but at -341, we would much rather take the over on the run line.

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