Dodgers vs. Rockies - 4/17/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (7-2) at Los Angeles Dodgers (6-3)
MLB Baseball: Friday, April 17, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
K Kendrick (1-1) (6.00) vs. C Kershaw (0-1) (5.84)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -270 / Colorado Rockies +245 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-RM, SportsNet LA
The Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers being a three-game series Friday night.
The Colorado Rockies look to remain red hot after getting off to a 7-2 start. The Rockies pitching staff has led the way so far this season, allowing two or less runs in four of their last six games. The Rockies have won 10 of their last 11 games when allowing three or less runs dating back to last season. Offensively, DJ LeMahieu leads the way with 18 hits and six RBI, while Corey Dickerson and Nolan Arenado have combined for 20 RBI. The Colorado Rockies are showing just how dangerous they can be when their pitching holds up, which wasn’t the case last season. Kyle Kendrick gets the ball, and he’s 1-1 with a 6.00 ERA and nine strikeouts this season. Kendrick is 5-6 with a 6.47 ERA and 22 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to build on their four-game winning streak after sweeping the Mariners. The Dodgers have produced five or more runs in five of their last seven games and have won 12 straight games when scoring at least four games. Adrian Gonzalez leads Los Angeles with five homers and nine RBI, while Howie Kendrick and Jimmy Rollins have combined for 12 RBI. The Los Angeles Dodgers are 5-1 already this season on their home field. Clayton Kershaw takes the hill, and he’s 0-1 with a 5.84 ERA and 14 strikeouts this season. Kershaw is 13-5 with a 3.17 ERA and 178 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 14-6 in their last 20 vs. National League West and 12-39 in their last 51 road games. The Dodgers are 20-7 in their last 27 home games and 37-15 in Kershaws last 52 starts. The Dodgers are 17-5 in Kershaws last 22 starts vs. Rockies.
While the Rockies are playing solid ball, Kershaw has owned the Rockies throughout his career. Take the Dodgers by two runs to give your wager more value.