Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 4, 2023

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Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 4, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Dodgers (2-2) will look to complete a series sweep as they take a 1-0 lead into their final matchup against the Colorado Rockies (2-2) at 10:10 PM ET Tuesday from Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers are favored (-264) by oddsmakers.

Los Angeles’ Julio Urias and Colorado’s German Marquez have been named the starters for this contest.

Dodgers vs. Rockies Odds

  • Dodgers odds to win: -264
  • Rockies odds to win: +217
  • Spread: Dodgers -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
  • Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Dodgers vs. Rockies?

Dodgers and Rockies Betting Trends (2022)

The Dodgers won 69.4% of the games last season they were the moneyline favorite (111-49).

When it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -264 or shorter last year, Los Angeles finished with a record of 23-12 (65.7%).

The Rockies were underdogs in 134 games last season and won 52 (38.8%) of those contests.

Last season, Colorado won six of its 18 games, or 33.3%, when it was the underdog by at least +217 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).

The Rockies and their opponents hit the over in 74 of their 161 games with a total last season.

Dodgers Stats & Insights (2022)

Last season the Dodgers scored the most runs in baseball (847 total, 5.2 per game).

Los Angeles ranked fifth-best in MLB last season with 212 total home runs.

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 MLB.

The Dodgers pitching staff was fifth in the majors last season with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Los Angeles had the top team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (2.81).

Rockies Stats & Insights (2022)

The Rockies scored the 15th-most runs in the league last season with 698 (4.3 per game).

Colorado hit 149 homers last season, which ranked 22nd in the majors.

The Rockies had a team batting average of .254 last season, which ranked sixth among MLB teams.

Colorado showed patience at the plate last season, having the 10th-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.2) among MLB offenses.

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)

Urias (1-0) gets the starting nod for the Dodgers, his second of the season.

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 with a .260 average, 24 home runs and 87 RBI last season.

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

Rockies Key Players to Watch (2022)

Marquez heads to the mound for the Rockies to make his second start of the season, seeking his second win.

Jurickson Profar hit .243 a season ago 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 batting .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), Miguel Vargas: day-to-day (Thumb)

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: Dodgers 5, Rockies 2
  • Total Prediction: Under 7.5 runs
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