Dodgers vs. Rockies - 7/2/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (37-42) at Los Angeles Dodgers (45-37)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
C Bettis (6-5) (5.84) vs. S Kazmir (6-3) (4.67)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -170 / Colorado Rockies +160 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers meet for game two of their series Saturday night.
The Colorado Rockies could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Rockies have allowed 24 runs in their last three games and have allowed five or more runs in nine straight games. The Colorado Rockies have an ERA of 5.13 and have lost eight of their last 12 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 98 hits, Nolan Arenado has 65 RBI and DJ LeMahieu has five home runs. Chad Bettis gets the nod, and he’s 6-5 with a 5.84 ERA and 69 strikeouts this season. Bettis is 0-0 with a 4.58 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to remain hot after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Dodgers have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Los Angeles Dodgers offense has picked up lately, and they’ve won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Corey Seager leads Los Angeles with 95 hits, Adrian Gonzalez has 37 RBI and Justin Turner has 11 home runs. Scott Kazmir takes the hill, and he’s 6-3 with a 4.67 ERA and 91 strikeouts this season. Kazmir is 1-0 with a 5.73 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 14-37 in their last 51 during game 2 of a series and 4-0 in Bettis' last 4 starts. The Dodgers are 12-4 in their last 16 during game 2 of a series and 5-2 in Kazmirs last 7 starts. The Rockies are 5-14 in the last 19 meetings in Los Angeles.
The Rockies continue to struggle stringing wins together, and their pitching staff gets rocked regardless of where they pitch. Kazmir has also been decent this season. Give me the home team to get another victory.