Dodgers vs. Rockies - 6/8/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (26-32) at Los Angeles Dodgers (32-28)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
C Rusin (1-4) (4.62) vs. Kenta Maeda (5-3) (2.84)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -193 / Colorado Rockies +183 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers play a rubber game late Wednesday night.
The Colorado Rockies could use a win after losing eight of their last 11 games. The Rockies have allowed eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in nine of their last 11 games. The Colorado Rockies have an ERA of 5.08 and have lost five straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 67 hits, Nolan Arenado has 49 RBI and Trevor Story has 16 home runs. Chris Rusin gets the nod, and he’s 1-4 with a 4.62 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. Rusin is 1-1 with a 4.58 ERA and 13 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Dodgers have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 12 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers offense continues to roll, and they’ve won seven straight games when scoring more than three runs. Corey Seager leads Los Angeles with 66 hits, Adrian Gonzalez has 28 RBI and Joc Pederson has eight home runs. Kenta Maeda takes the hill, and he’s 5-3 with a 2.84 ERA and 56 strikeouts this season. This will be Maeda’s second career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 9-23 in their last 32 Wednesday games and 0-4 in Rusins last 4 starts. The Dodgers are 35-16 in their last 51 during game 3 of a series and 1-5 in their last 6 Wednesday games. The Rockies are 4-13 in the last 17 meetings in Los Angeles.
Rusin is likely going to have a hard time getting through this Dodgers lineup, as this is a guy who has allowed 10 runs in his last 12 innings. There are sure to be some fireworks in this matchup, so instead of playing with heavy juice, I'm going to side with the over.