Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction
With Clayton Kershaw on the mound for the Dodgers, will Los Angeles’ matchup versus the Rockies tonight fall under the total?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Dodgers are -200 money line favorites versus the Rockies, who have odds of +165 to pull off the upset. With Kershaw set to face Tyler Chatwood in the pitching matchup, the over/under currently sits at 9.5 runs.
DODGERS KEY TRENDS: The Dodgers are 5-1 in their last six games overall, are 4-1 in their last five games versus a right-handed starter, and are 5-0 in their last five games following a loss. They’re also 43-21 in Kershaw’s last 64 road starts and 36-15 in his last 51 outings versus a team with a winning record.
ROCKIES KEY TRENDS: The Rockies have now won five of their last six games, are 5-1 in their last six divisional games, and are 9-1 in their last 10 home games versus a left-handed starter. That said, they’re just 1-4 in Chatwood’s last five starts after scoring five runs or more in their previous game.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 4-1 in Chatwood’s last five starts versus the Dodgers and are 16-6 in their last 22 meetings between these two teams overall. The under is also 12-3-1 in Kershaw’s last 16 road starts, are 35-17-1 in his last 53 starts overall, and is 6-2 in the Rockies’ last eight games overall.
FRIDAY MLB PREDICTION: DODGERS/ROCKIES UNDER 9.5