Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction 6/2/2024

The Colorado Rockies (21-36) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Dodgers (37-23) on Sunday, June 2nd. This game will be played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and televised on SNLA. The Dodgers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rockies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Dodgers. First pitch is set for 3:10 CT.

Rockies vs Dodgers

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Thanks to a two-run 2nd inning for the Dodgers’ offense, they cruised to a 4-1 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were favored at -317 on the money line.

Yoshinobu Yamamoto started for the Dodgers and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with seven strikeouts but issued one walk. As for the Rockies, Cal Quantrill got the start and took the loss, going just 4 1/3 innings and giving up four earned runs.

Ezequiel Tovar had a three-hit game for the Rockies, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Dodgers’ offense. Andy Pages also had a three-hit game for Los Angeles, scoring two runs.

Colorado is 21-36 overall and is 14.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. So far, they are 9-13 in divisional games. The Rockies are on the road today, and they are just 8-22 as the road team.

So far, the Rockies have won two straight series, and their overall series record is 4-13-1. As the underdog, Colorado is 21-36 this year, and they have yet to be the favorite. At home, the Rockies are 13-14.

When the Rockies win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.1 runs per game. But when they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -3.9 runs per game. Overall, they have a run line record of 31-26, and they have been a good bet on the run line on the road, going 16-14. They have been an underdog in every game this season.

Colorado’s games have averaged 9.7 runs per game this season, and their Over/Under record is 29-27. The Rockies have played in 56.1% of their games with an Over/Under line set higher than 8.5 runs this season. The O/U line for today’s game against the Dodgers is set at 8.5 runs, and the Rockies have gone 2-4 in games with that line this season. Their games have gone under the total in their last two contests.

Austin Gomber Gets The Start For The Rockies

Through 10 starts, Austin Gomber has a record of 1-2 and an ERA of 2.76 for the Rockies. He has made five appearances on the road, going 1-1 with a 2.78 ERA. Gomber’s last outing came against the Athletics, where he finished with a no-decision. In that start, he went eight innings and gave up just one earned run. Before that outing, he had given up at least one homer in three straight starts. Gomber has turned in five quality starts this year.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

Colorado’s offense comes into the game averaging 4.2 runs per game, which is 19th in the league. They have been better at home, averaging 4.6 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .248, which is 9th in the MLB, and have the league’s best BABIP at .32. Ryan McMahon and Ezequiel Tovar have been the Rockies’ top power hitters this season, with McMahon leading the team with 10 homers and Tovar’s eight long balls coming in as the 2nd most on the team.

Ezequiel Tovar is batting .435 over his last six games, and Brendan Rodgers is on a 10-game hitting streak while going 8/23 in his last six games. Rodgers is also 4/20 in his last five games.

Los Angeles is 37-23 overall, good for a 5.5-game lead over the Padres in the NL West. The Dodgers are 12-10 against other teams in the NL West. So far, they have gone 20-12 at home compared to 17-11 on the road. As the favorite, the Dodgers have gone 36-21 this year.

The Dodgers have dropped six of their last ten games and are 4-6 so far in June. Looking at their overall series record, they are 12-8 heading into today’s game three vs. the Rockies. This year, the Dodgers are just 1-2 as the underdog.

The Dodgers are 31-29 on the run line this season, with a run differential of +1.4 runs per game. They are 15-17 against the run line at home, where they have an average scoring margin of +1.1 runs per game. As the favorite, they are 30-27 against the run line. In their wins, they have an average scoring margin of +4.0 runs per game.

When the Los Angeles Dodgers play at home, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Dodgers’ games have averaged 8.4 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-30. The over/under line for their games on average is set at 9 runs. In games with an over/under line set at 8.5 runs, the over has hit in 17 of 27 games. The over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs in 25.0% of their games this season.

Gavin Stone Gets The Start For The Dodgers

So far this season, Gavin Stone has made 10 starts and has a record of 5-2. His ERA for the season is 3.16, along with a WHIP of 1.19. Stone has turned in six quality starts this year and is coming off a game in which he didn’t allow a run. In that outing, which came against the Mets, he went seven innings and gave up just three hits. Stone has been solid at home, with a record of 2-1 and an ERA of 3.71. On the road, he is 3-1 with a 4.45 ERA.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

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Shohei Ohtani and Teoscar Hernandez have been the Dodgers’ top power threats this season, as Ohtani leads the team with 14 homers, and Hernandez is right behind him with 12. Ohtani is also batting .326 for the season, while Hernandez comes in with a batting average of .261. Mookie Betts has also been a key contributor to the lineup, batting .319 with eight homers and 31 RBIs.

Over his last eight games, Teoscar Hernandez has gone 11/31 with four runs scored and one RBI. Will Smith has also been swinging a good bat of late, going 8/31 in his last seven games, including four home runs. Smith is also on a four-game hitting streak.

Rockies vs Dodgers Prediction

The best bet in this Rockies vs. Dodgers matchup is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8.5 runs. Our predicted score is 6-5 in favor of the Dodgers, giving us a little bit of wiggle room on the over/under line.

If you’re looking for a money line pick, the Dodgers are the way to go, but with a payout of -277, you’re not getting a ton of value. Offensively, we actually have the Dodgers finishing with more runs than the Rockies, with our projections having the Dodgers finishing with 6 and the Rockies with 5.

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