Los Angeles Dodgers (19-10) at Colorado Rockies (11-16)
|Date & Time||Sunday May 10, 2015, 4:10 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Colorado Rockies +144 / Los Angeles Dodgers -154 --- Over/Under: 9.5
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The Los Angeles Dodgers and Colorado Rockies end their series Sunday afternoon.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Dodgers have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last nine games. The Dodgers have won 16 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Adrian Gonzalez leads Los Angeles with 41 hits and 25 RBI while Joc Pederson and Howie Kendrick have combined for 34 RBI. The Los Angeles Dodgers have split their last 10 games on the road. Clayton Kershaw gets the nod, and he’s 1-2 with a 3.72 ERA and 51 strikeouts this season. Kershaw is 14-5 with a 3.11 ERA and 190 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies need a win to snap an eight-game losing streak. The Rockies have allowed 20 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 11 games. The Rockies have lost seven straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Charlie Blackmon leads Colorado with 33 hits and 14 RBI while DJ LeMahieu and Nolan Arenado have combined for 31 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have lost four straight games on their home field. Jorge De La Rosa takes the hill, and he’s 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA and 19 strikeouts this season. De La Rosa is 5-10 with a 5.66 ERA and 74 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Dodgers are 16-5 in their last 21 Sunday games and 49-20 in their last 69 vs. National League West. The Rockies are 34-72 in their last 106 Sunday games and 0-4 in their last 4 home games. The Dodgers are 17-5 in the last 22 meetings.
The Rockies are impossible to back during their losing stretch. It also doesn't help that Kershaw is on the mound. Take the Dodgers and the run line for max value.