Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, April 3, 2023

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Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, April 3, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Dodgers (2-2) host the Colorado Rockies (2-2) on Monday to begin a two-game series, with the first pitch at 10:10 PM ET from Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers are listed as -218 favorites, while the underdog Rockies have +180 odds on the moneyline.

Los Angeles’ Michael Grove and Colorado’s Ryan Feltner have been named the starters for this contest.

Dodgers vs. Rockies Odds

  • Dodgers odds to win: -218
  • Rockies odds to win: +180
  • Spread: Dodgers -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, April 3, 2023
  • Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet LA

Who Will Win Dodgers vs. Rockies?

Dodgers and Rockies Betting Trends (2022)

The Dodgers finished with a 111-49 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 69.4% of those games).

In games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -218 or shorter last year, Los Angeles finished with a record of 46-20 (69.7%).

Last season, the Rockies won 52 out of the 134 games, or 38.8%, in which they were the underdog.

Last season, Colorado won 12 of its 37 games, or 32.4%, when it was the underdog by at least +180 on the moneyline.

The Dodgers played in 166 games with an over/under set, and combined with their opponents to go over the total 73 times (73-85-8).

Games involving the Rockies went over the total set by bookmakers in 74 of 161 chances last season.

Dodgers Stats & Insights (2022)

Last season the Dodgers had the most prolific offense in MLB action scoring 5.2 runs per game (847 total runs).

Los Angeles averaged 1.3 home runs per game to rank fifth in MLB with 212 total home runs last season.

The Dodgers had the fourth-best batting average in the league (.256).

The club struck out 8.5 times per game to rank 15th in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Dodgers had a collective 9.1 K/9 last season, which ranked fifth in MLB.

Los Angeles’ 2.81 team ERA was No. 1 among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rockies Stats & Insights (2022)

The Rockies ranked 15th in the majors with 698 total runs scored last season.

Colorado ranked 22nd in Major League Baseball with 149 home runs.

The Rockies’ .254 batting average was among the best in baseball, ranking sixth in MLB.

Colorado ranked 10th in MLB in strikeouts per game at 8.2 whiffs per contest.

The Rockies struck out just 7.5 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranked 29th in MLB last season.

Colorado pitchers had a combined ERA of 5.08 last year, which ranked 30th in MLB.

Dodgers Key Players to Watch (2022)

Grove makes his first start of the season for the Dodgers.

Freddie Freeman finished last season with a .322 average and 100 RBI.

Mookie Betts slugged 35 long balls while driving in 82 runs.

Will Smith finished last season with 24 home runs, 87 RBI and a batting average of .260.

J.D. Martinez collected 146 hits, posted an OBP of .342 and a .448 SLG.

Rockies Key Players to Watch (2022)

Feltner gets the nod for the Rockies and will make his first start of the season.

Jurickson Profar hit .243 last season with 36 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 73 walks.

C.J. Cron hit 29 home runs with 102 runs batted in last year.

Charlie Blackmon hit .264 last season with 22 doubles, six triples, 16 home runs and 36 walks.

Ryan McMahon had 23 doubles, three triples, 20 home runs and 60 walks while hitting .246.

Dodgers and Rockies Injuries

Dodgers: Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Daniel Hudson: 15 Day IL (Knee), Álex Reyes: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)

Rockies: Randal Grichuk: 10 Day IL (Hernia), Daniel Bard: 15 Day IL (Anxiety), Antonio Senzatela: 15 Day IL (Knee), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brendan Rodgers: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Kinley: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sean Bouchard: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rockies 4, Dodgers 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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