SPORTS CHAT PLACE
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Colorado Rockies meet Tuesday in MLB action at Coors Field. The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a win after winning 5 of their last 7 games. The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing 5 of their last 7 games.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored 8 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 9 games. The Dodgers have won 9 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Trea Turner leads the Dodgers with 90 hits and 53 RBI, while Freddie Freeman and Mookie Betts have combined for 153 hits and 86 RBI. Clayton Kershaw gets the ball, and he is 5-1 with a 2.00 ERA and 47 strikeouts this season. Kershaw is 24-9 with a 3.32 ERA and 290 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies have scored 7 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 10 games. The Rockies have won 6 of their last 9 games when scoring 4 or more runs. CJ Cron leads the Rockies with 85 hits and 54 RBI, while Connor Joe and Charlie Blackmon have combined for 143 hits and 56 RBI. Kyle Freeland gets the ball, and he is 3-5 with a 4.29 ERA and 53 strikeouts this season. Freeland is 3-8 with a 4.42 ERA and 77 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 road games and 92-43 in their last 135 overall. The Rockies are 3-7 in their last 10 home games and 1-5 in their last 6 overall. The under is 10-4-1 in Dodgers last 15 road games. The under is 4-1-1 in Rockies last 6 home games. The Dodgers are 13-6 in the last 19 meetings in Colorado and 41-15 in the last 56 meetings.
The Los Angeles Dodgers should be favored with Kershaw on the mound, but their offense has been hit or miss, and they’ve lost 3 of their last 5 games Kershaw has pitched. Kyle Freeland has allowed 23 hits and 9 runs in his last 27 innings, and he’s holding current Dodgers hitters to a .219 batting average with 32 strikeouts in 177 at bats. I’ll take a shot with the Rockies and the big plus money.