Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies - 8/23/20 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Colorado Rockies (13-14) at Los Angeles Dodgers (21-8)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 4:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
Antonio Senzatela (3-0) (2.90) vs. Ross Stripling (3-1) (5.61)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -215 / Colorado Rockies +196 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Sunday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium.
The Colorado Rockies need a win to snap a six-game losing streak. The Rockies have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Rockies have lost five of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. Charlie Blackmon leads the Rockies with 43 hits and 24 RBI while Trevor Story and Daniel Murphy have combined for 56 hits and 29 RBI. Antonio Senzatela gets the ball, and he is 3-0 with a 2.90 ERA and 24 strikeouts this season. Senzatela is 2-2 with a 6.39 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Dodgers have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 11 games. The Dodgers have won 10 of their last 11 games when scoring four or more runs. Mookie Betts leads the Dodgers with 30 hits and 21 RBI while Justin Turner and Corey Seager have combined for 54 hits and 37 RBI. Ross Stripling gets the ball, and he is 3-1 with a 5.61 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. Stripling is 1-1 with a 2.43 ERA and 23 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 Sunday games, 16-39 in their last 55 road games and 1-4 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series. The Dodgers are 41-13 in their last 54 Sunday games, 40-15 in their last 55 games as a favorite and 64-25 in their last 89 home games. The under is 4-1 in Rockies last 5 road games. The under is 5-2-1 in Dodgers last 8 home games. The Rockies are 14-41 in the last 55 meetings in Los Angeles.
Antonio Senzatela has allowed eight earned runs and 21 hits in his last 26 innings, while Ross Stripling has allowed 12 earned runs and 20 hits in his last 13.1 innings. The Los Angeles Dodgers are the hottest team in the league right now and not a club you should be eager to bet against, but the Rockies have the pitching edge in this matchup and are getting ridiculous plus money. This is a spot that's too good to pass up, regardless of how hot the Dodgers are right now.