Dodgers vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 4, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (2-1) and the Colorado Rockies (1-2) square off on Sunday at 3:10 PM ET. The Dodgers are favored on the moneyline (-250) against the underdog Rockies (+215). Los Angeles’ Julio Urias and Colorado’s Austin Gomber pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 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:

Urías (LAD) Pitcher Gomber (COL)
3 – 0 W/L 1 – 1
55.0 IP 29.0
3.27 ERA 1.86
1.150 WHIP 1.170
7.4 K/9 8.4
2.9 BB/9 4.7

Dodgers Probable Starter Julio Urías

  • Urias gets the call to start for the Dodgers, his first of the season.
  • The 24-year-old left-hander last appeared Wednesday, Oct. 28 against the Rays, when he came on in relief and went 2 1/3 scoreless innings.
  • Urías and his team had a 4-6 record in games he appeared in when they were moneyline favorites a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 4, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Urías

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Charlie Blackmon 13 .385 5 0 1 .438 1.053
Garrett Hampson 10 .200 2 0 0 .200 .500
Trevor Story 10 .200 2 0 1 .385 .685
Raimel Tapia 7 .286 2 0 1 .375 .661
Ryan McMahon 4 .500 2 0 0 .500 1.000
Josh Fuentes 4 .250 1 1 2 .250 1.250
Elias Díaz 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500

Rockies Probable Starter Austin Gomber

  • Gomber has been named the starter for the Rockies and will make his first start this season.
  • The last time the lefty took the mound was on Thursday, Oct. 1 last season, when he pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings in a matchup with the Padres.
  • The left-hander did not pitch as the moneyline underdog last season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 4, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Gomber

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Chris Taylor 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Justin Turner 4 .750 3 0 0 .800 2.050
Austin Barnes 3 .333 1 0 0 .500 .833
Cody Bellinger 2 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • Last season the Dodgers scored the most runs in baseball (349 total, 5.8 per game).
  • The Dodgers were favored on the moneyline 58 total times last season. They went 41-17 in those games.
  • When it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -250 or shorter, Los Angeles had a 14-5 record (winning 73.7% of its games).
  • Los Angeles played in 58 games with an over/under set, and combined with its opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-29-2).

Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies won 17, or 42.5%, of the 40 games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Last season, Colorado won two of its three games when they were the underdog by at least +215 on the moneyline.
  • Colorado and its opponents hit the over in 24 of their 59 games with a total last season.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Corey Seager racked up a batting average of .307, with 15 home runs and 41 runs batted in last season.
  • Seager ranked 14th in hits (65), 15th in HR (15), 15th in RBI (41), and 18th in BA (.307) among the qualified hitters in MLB action.
  • Mookie Betts hit .292 with nine doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 23 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, 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’s 68 hits ranked seventh 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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