Dodgers vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 2, 2021

The Colorado Rockies host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday at 8:40 PM ET. The Rockies are moneyline underdogs () against the favored Dodgers (). Trevor Bauer starts for Los Angeles while Colorado will counter with Antonio Senzatela.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 2, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Rockies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Bauer (LAD) Pitcher Senzatela (COL)
5 – 4 W/L 5 – 3
73.0 IP 73.1
1.73 ERA 3.44
0.780 WHIP 1.210
12.3 K/9 5.0
2.0 BB/9 2.2

Dodgers Probable Starter Trevor Bauer

  • Bauer will take the mound to start for the Dodgers, his first this season.
  • The 30-year-old right-hander started and threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings when he last appeared Wednesday, Sept. 30 against the Braves.
  • Bauer’s team was never favored on the moneyline a season ago in games he pitched.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Bauer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
C.J. Cron 14 .143 2 0 1 .200 .343
Charlie Blackmon 9 .333 3 0 3 .400 .844
Chris Owings 8 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Trevor Story 4 .250 1 0 0 .400 .650
Raimel Tapia 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Elias Díaz 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 2.000

Rockies Probable Starter Antonio Senzatela

  • The Rockies will send Senzatela to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The last time the 26-year-old pitched was on Friday, Sept. 25 against the Diamondbacks. The righty threw 4 1/3 innings as the starter in that matchup.
  • Senzatela and his team won six of the games he started as the moneyline underdog last season, with a record of 6-6.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Senzatela

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Cody Bellinger 20 .250 5 1 2 .318 .818
Justin Turner 16 .250 4 0 1 .294 .544
Corey Seager 15 .333 5 2 5 .375 1.108
Matt Beaty 12 .250 3 0 1 .250 .500
Chris Taylor 12 .250 3 0 1 .250 .583
Max Muncy 11 .182 2 1 1 .400 .855
Will Smith 8 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Gavin Lux 7 .429 3 0 0 .500 .929
Mookie Betts 6 .500 3 1 1 .500 1.500
Austin Barnes 3 .333 1 0 0 .500 .833

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • Last season the Dodgers scored the most runs in baseball (349 total, 5.8 per game).
  • The Dodgers finished 41-17 in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 70.7% of those games).
  • Los Angeles had an 8-4 record last year (winning 66.7% of its games) when it played as a moneyline favorite of -278 or shorter.
  • Los Angeles had an over/under set by bookmakers 58 times last year, and combined with opponents to go over the total in 27 of those games (27-29-2).

Rockies Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Rockies were the underdog 40 times and won 17, or 42.5%, of those games.
  • Colorado entered one game last season as the underdog by +235 or more and won each of those games.
  • Colorado and its opponents hit the over in 24 of their 59 games with a total last season.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Corey Seager put up a batting average of .307, with 15 home runs and 41 runs batted in last season.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB play, Seager ranked 14th in hits (65), 15th in HR (15), 15th in RBI (41), and 18th in BA (.307).
  • Mookie Betts hit .292 with nine doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 23 walks.
  • Among qualified batters in MLB, Betts’ 64 hits ranked 17th, his 16 HR ranked seventh, and his 39 RBI ranked 21st.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mookie Betts 219 .292 47 16 39 .363 .925
Cody Bellinger 213 .239 33 12 30 .328 .783
Corey Seager 212 .307 38 15 41 .358 .943
Max Muncy 203 .192 36 12 27 .325 .714
A.J. Pollock 196 .276 30 16 34 .311 .877
Chris Taylor 185 .270 30 8 32 .366 .842
Justin Turner 150 .307 26 4 23 .400 .860
Will Smith 114 .289 23 8 25 .397 .976
Austin Barnes 86 .244 14 1 9 .353 .667
Edwin Ríos 76 .250 13 8 17 .301 .946

Rockies Players to Watch

  • Trevor Story slugged 11 homers last season while driving in 28 runs.
  • Story ranked seventh in hits among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Charlie Blackmon was a key run producer with a .303 average, six homers and 42 RBI.
  • Blackmon ranked ninth in hits (67), 21st in BA (.303), and 10th in RBI (42) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Rockies Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trevor Story 235 .289 41 11 28 .353 .872
Charlie Blackmon 221 .303 31 6 42 .346 .794
Raimel Tapia 184 .321 26 1 17 .369 .771
Ryan McMahon 172 .215 23 9 26 .295 .714
Garrett Hampson 167 .234 25 5 11 .287 .670
Sam Hilliard 105 .210 13 6 10 .272 .710
Josh Fuentes 98 .306 14 2 17 .320 .759
Elias Díaz 68 .235 4 2 9 .288 .641
C.J. Cron 42 .190 9 4 8 .346 .894
Chris Owings 41 .268 9 2 5 .318 .757

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