Dodgers vs. Rockies - 9/22/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (73-79) at Los Angeles Dodgers (86-66)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
T Chatwood (11-9) (4.12) vs. Br Anderson (0-2) (24.75)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -175 / Colorado Rockies +165 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The Colorado Rockies look for some consistency after splitting their last 16 games. The Rockies have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Colorado Rockies offense continues to produce daily, and they’ve won seven of their last 11 games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 187 hits, Charlie Blackmon has 76 RBI and Nolan Arenado has 39 home runs. Tyler Chatwood gets the ball, and he’s 11-9 with a 4.13 ERA and 103 strikeouts this season. Chatwood is 4-6 with a 3.57 ERA and 39 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look for another victory after winning 10 of their last 16 games. The Dodgers have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 16 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers offense has been hit or miss recently, and they’ve won 10 of their last 12 games when scoring more than three runs. Corey Seager leads Los Angeles with 187 hits, Adrian Gonzalez has 84 RBI and Justin Turner has 27 home runs. Brett Anderson takes the hill, and he’s 0-2 with a 24.75 ERA and one strikeout this season. Anderson is 1-0 with a 4.43 ERA and 17 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 28-57 in their last 85 games vs. a left-handed starter and 10-2 in Chatwoods last 12 road starts. The Dodgers are 39-16 in their last 55 home games and 1-6 in Andersons last 7 starts. The Rockies are 5-17 in the last 22 meetings in Los Angeles.
The Rockies offense has been producing at an elite level for much of the second half and the Dodgers offense woke up in Wednesday's victory. Chatwood is coming off a game in which he allowed seven runs and Anderson has allowed 11 runs in four innings this season. Have to like the over in this spot.