Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies 8/12/18, Prediction & Odds

The Colorado Rockies edged the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday to even the series at a game apiece. Should bettors place their money on Colorado to take today's rubber game?

Game Snapshot

957 Los Angeles Dodgers at 958 Colorado Rockies

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Coors Field at 3:10PM ET

TV: ATT SportsNet-RM (COL)

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McMahon hits walk-off homer

Colorado was shut down for eight innings Saturday, but a 3-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning by Ryan McMahon sent the hosts to a 3-2 victory over the Dodgers. It was his only hit in four at-bats and he was only in the lineup due to a shoulder injury suffered by star third baseman Nolan Arenado, who is day-to-day. Carlos Gonzalez ended the game 2-for-3 with a walk. Gerardo Parra also finished 2-for-3. Trevor Story went 1-for-4 with a run. Bryan Shaw pitched a scoreless inning of relief with one walk to earn the win.

Puig homers in defeat

Justin Turner helped pace the Los Angeles offense yesterday as he finished 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI in yesterday's loss. Yasiel Puig ended the game 2-for-4 with a solo home run. Manny Machado finished 1-for-4 with a double and a run. J.T. Chargois took the loss as he gave up two earned runs on one hit over one-third of an inning.

Rich Hill (5-4, 3.62 ERA) gets the start for the Dodgers today, while the Rockies will go with Chad Bettis (5-2, 5.67).

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Dodgers are 6-2 in their last eight meetings at Colorado. Los Angeles is 9-3 in its last 12 Sunday games.

Colorado

The Rockies are 19-7 in their last 26 home games. Colorado is 3-7 in its last 10 home games.

Prediction:

Bettis has benefited from a lot of run support, but he is coming off a poor start and is overall a very hittable pitcher. Hill is a veteran and can navigate the ins and outs of Coors Field, although he might rely less on his curveball today. I'm betting on the offense more likely to have a big day today and that is the Dodgers. Check on the status of Arenado before placing a bet.

 

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