Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers odds, picks and predictions
The Colorado Rockies (35-44) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (49-29) open a 3-game series Monday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. First pitch is scheduled for 10:10 p.m. ET. Let's analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Rockies vs. Dodgersodds with MLB picks and predictions.
Season series: Rockies lead the season series 4-2.
The Rockies have won 4 of the past 6 games, including 2 of 3 at Coors Fields against the Dodgers from June 27-29.
The Dodgers lost the series finale against the San Diego Padres, but Los Angeles won 3 of 4 in the set. The Under is 7-2-2 across the past 11 games overall for the Dodgers.
Rockies at Dodgers projected starters
LHP Kyle Freeland vs. LHP Julio Urias
Freeland (4-5, 4.31 ERA) makes his 16th start. He has a 1.38 WHIP, 2.7 BB/9 and 6.1 K/9 through 85 2/3 IP.
- Is 1-2 with a 2.91 ERA in 6 road starts across 34 IP vs. a 5.23 ERA in 9 home starts over 51 2/3 IP.
- Has a 1-1 record, 7.45 ERA and .275 opponents' batting average in 9 2/3 IP across 2 starts vs. LAD this season.
Urias (6-6, 2.64 ERA) makes his 16th start. He has a 1.03 WHIP, 2.2 BB/9 and 8.4 K/9 through 81 2/3 IP.
- Wrapped up the month of June with a 3-1 record, 2.20 ERA and .167 OBA in 28 2/3 IP across 5 starts.
- Is 1-1 with a 7.36 ERA with a .353 OBA in 7 1/3 IP in 2 starts vs. COL this season.
- Has allowed 11 home runs this season, but none in 34 1/3 IP at home.
Rockies at Dodgers odds and lines
Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 7:55 a.m. ET.
- Money line (ML) : Rockies +230 (bet $100 to win $230) | Dodgers -300 (bet $300 to win $100)
- Run line (RL)/Against the spread (ATS) : Rockies +2.5 (-130) | Dodgers -2.5 (+105)
- Over/Under (O/U) : 8.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)
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Rockies at Dodgers picks and predictions
Dodgers 7, Rockies 4
The Dodgers (-300) will cost you 3 times your potential return, and that's just too risky. Plus, the Rockies (+230) actually have a winning record in 6 meetings this season against them.
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The DODGERS -2.5 (+105) are a little more reasonably priced on the run line, but it'll be close now that the Dodgers have to win by 3. While Los Angeles has shockingly struggled against the Rockies +2.5 (-130) this season, all of the previous meetings have been at Coors Field in Denver. The Dodgers will handle their business at home against the Rox. LEAN DODGERS -2.5 (+105).
The OVER 8.5 (-110) has been a frequent happening for the Rockies lately, going 3-0-2 in the past 5 games overall, while also going 3-0-2 in the past 5 inside the division.
While the Under has dominated for the Dodgers lately and has cashed in 5 straight meetings in L.A., the Over is 4-1-1 in the past 6 for the Dodgers against losing teams. The Over is also 6-2 in the past 8 games at home against southpaws.
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