Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies will meet on Monday for game one of their series from LA. All MLB odds can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Dodgers were big buyers at the trade deadline, but still find themselves on the outside of the playoff picture. They’re 31 – 23 at home this season and are one game back in the NL West race. They are led on offense by Matt Kemp was hitting .351 on the season and one of their best pitchers all year has been Chris Capuano who will take the mound tonight. Although he has lost four his last five starts Capuano is pitching to a 3.33 ERA this season.
The Rockies are having a tough season to say the least and have the second worst record in the National League. They are just 2-8 in their last 10 games and are 20 games back in the NL West. They will start Drew Pomerantz on the mound who has lost his last five decisions. In just 52 innings of work Pomeranz is pitching to a 5.13 ERA.
Los Angeles is 9-2 in their last 11 games following a win, 5-12 in their last 17 games against the NL West, and 1-4 in Capuano’s last five starts. Colorado is 28-60 in their last 88 as a road underdog, 14-39 in their last 53 games overall, and 0-4 in Pomeranz’s last four starts. Colorado is 31-65 in their last 96 meetings in Los Angeles.
The Dodgers should not have much trouble in this game and the line certainly dictates that. Take the Dodgers as a moneyline favorite at home at online sportsbook usa.