Dodgers Vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 24, 2021

Written By Staff on July 24, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (59-40) and the Colorado Rockies (43-54) square off on Saturday at 9:10 PM ET. The Dodgers are moneyline favorites (-265) against the underdog Rockies (+215). Tony Gonsolin starts for Los Angeles while Colorado will counter with Kyle Freeland.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of July 24, 2021, 6:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Rockies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Gonsolin (LAD) Pitcher Freeland (COL)
1 – 1 W/L 1 – 4
28.2 IP 48.2
2.83 ERA 5.36
1.470 WHIP 1.580
10.7 K/9 6.7
6.0 BB/9 3.3

Dodgers Probable Starter Tony Gonsolin

  • Gonsolin (1-1 with a 2.83 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 28 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Dodgers, his eighth of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance came on Tuesday against the Giants, when he threw 3 1/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • He will face a Rockies offense that ranks 17th in the league with 421 total runs scored while batting .245 as a squad. His opponent has a collective .396 slugging percentage (17th in MLB action) and has hit a total of 92 home runs (28th in the league).
  • The Dodgers have been the moneyline favorite in nine of Gonsolin’s starts this season, and they went 7-2 in those games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 24, 2021 at 6:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Gonsolin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Raimel Tapia 8 .375 3 0 0 .375 .875
Garrett Hampson 5 .200 1 0 1 .200 .600
Trevor Story 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Ryan McMahon 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Charlie Blackmon 4 .500 2 1 1 .500 2.000
Sam Hilliard 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh Fuentes 2 .500 1 0 2 .500 1.000
Elias Díaz 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rockies Probable Starter Kyle Freeland

  • The Rockies will hand the ball to Freeland (1-4) for his 11th start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw six innings against the Dodgers, giving up three earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The Dodgers are batting .243 this season, 13th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .424 (eighth in the league) with 138 home runs.
  • His team has been victorious in 25% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 2-6.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 24, 2021 at 6:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Freeland

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Turner 32 .406 13 0 2 .472 1.034
AJ Pollock 25 .360 9 2 4 .429 1.149
Chris Taylor 20 .300 6 2 3 .440 1.040
Austin Barnes 17 .000 0 0 0 .190 .190
Cody Bellinger 14 .357 5 0 4 .412 .983
Mookie Betts 11 .273 3 1 1 .333 1.060
Albert Pujols 8 .375 3 0 1 .444 .944
Will Smith 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers score an average of 5.2 runs per home game and 5.3 per contest away from Dodger Stadium.
  • The Dodgers score the second-most runs in baseball (521 total, 5.3 per game).
  • The Dodgers have won 59 of the 96 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (61.5%).
  • Los Angeles has a record of 12-5 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -265 or shorter (70.6%).
  • In the 99 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Los Angeles, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 46 times (46-47-6).
  • Los Angeles was the moneyline favorite in each of its last 10 games, and finished 5-5 in those matchups.
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Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have scored the 17th-most runs in the league this season with 421 (4.3 per game).
  • They’ve scored 3.0 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 5.5 at home.
  • The Rockies have won 26, or 35.6%, of the 73 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Colorado is 2-5 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +215 or more on the moneyline.
  • Colorado and its opponents have hit the over in 40 of their 97 games with a total this season.
  • Colorado has played as the underdog in eight of its past 10 games and has gone 5-3 in those contests.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Justin Turner paces the Dodgers in home runs (18), runs batted in (58) and has a team-best batting average of .304.
  • Turner ranks 20th in hits (101), 12th in AVG (.304), and sixth in OBP (.394) among the qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Chris Taylor is hitting .279 with 17 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 44 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Taylor ranks 15th in OBP.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Turner 332 .304 57 18 58 .394 .909
Chris Taylor 326 .279 71 14 53 .376 .855
Mookie Betts 315 .267 63 14 40 .368 .866
Will Smith 254 .260 42 13 45 .359 .835
A.J. Pollock 228 .276 31 13 36 .329 .842
Matt Beaty 153 .255 26 4 30 .356 .722
Zach McKinstry 149 .228 19 7 29 .273 .703
Cody Bellinger 148 .162 25 4 20 .272 .556
Austin Barnes 136 .213 18 3 16 .318 .649
Albert Pujols 126 .262 13 8 23 .288 .756

Rockies Players to Watch

  • Ryan McMahon leads Colorado in home runs with 16 and runs batted in with 50.
  • McMahon falls outside the MLB leaders in hits and batting average among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • McMahon enters this game on a five-game hitting streak, during which he’s hitting .389.
  • Charlie Blackmon is batting .277 with an OBP of .366 and a slugging percentage of .401 this season.
  • Blackmon’s batting stats do not rank among the top hitters in baseball among all qualified batters in the league.
  • Blackmon has a batting average of .458 with two homers during his six-game hit streak.

Rockies Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Raimel Tapia 344 .279 54 5 40 .331 .712
Ryan McMahon 323 .260 54 16 50 .319 .790
Trevor Story 310 .248 45 12 45 .316 .751
Charlie Blackmon 307 .277 42 6 47 .366 .767
Garrett Hampson 301 .249 44 6 21 .294 .696
C.J. Cron 253 .249 38 14 42 .360 .830
Josh Fuentes 249 .233 28 7 32 .264 .633
Elias Díaz 176 .210 20 8 19 .278 .659
Dom Nuñez 156 .173 21 5 24 .266 .625
Brendan Rodgers 152 .257 14 5 20 .325 .746

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