Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies
|Date & Time||Saturday April 6, 2019, 8:10 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -139 / Colorado Rockies +128 -- Over/Under: 10
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Colorado Rockies meet Saturday in MLB action at Coors Field.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Dodgers have scored 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their first eight games. The Los Angeles Dodgers have won five straight games when scoring more than two runs. Cody Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 15 hits and 16 RBI while A.J. Pollock and Enrique Hernandez have combined for 21 hits and 12 RBI. Walker Buehler gets the ball, and he is 0-0 with a 15.00 ERA and zero strikeouts this season. Buehler is 1-1 with a 3.14 ERA and 42 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies could use a win after losing five of their last six games. The Rockies have allowed 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last six games. The Colorado Rockies have lost five straight games when allowing at least one run. Offensively, Charlie Blackmon leads the Rockies with 10 hits and three RBI while David Dahl and Nolan Arenado have combined for 17 hits and eight RBI. Jon Gray gets the ball, and he is 0-1 with a 4.05 ERA and 10 strikeouts this season. Gray is 3-4 with a 4.70 ERA and 59 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Dodgers are 6-1 in their last 7 Saturday games, 38-17 in their last 55 vs. National League West and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The Rockies are 11-4 in their last 15 Saturday games, 36-15 in their last 51 home games and 12-5 in Gray's last 17 starts. The Rockies are 5-1 in Gray's last 6 home starts vs. Dodgers and the Dodgers are 5-0 in the last 5 meetings. The under is 6-2 in Gray's last 8 home starts. The under is 4-1 in Buehler's last 5 road starts.
The Colorado Rockies are too good of a team to continue to let these losses get out of control, and Gray is the type of pitcher who can really throw the Dodgers off a bit with his ability to miss bats. Buehler was great last season, but his home ERA of 1.93 ballooned to 3.45 on the road where he also allowed a .214 batting average compared to his .174 batting average at home. The Rockies have to get the ball rolling eventually, and this feels like a decent spot to take a shot at the plus money.