Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies

National League West leading Los Angeles Dodgers square off against All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies. Will the Rockies gain ground on Dodgers in the NL West?

How to Watch

Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado

When: Friday, June 28th at 8:40 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Dodgers TV/Radio: SportsNet LA, KLAC 570 AM. Rockies TV/Radio: Root Sports, KOA 850 AM.

Team Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

Campaigning for their 7th straight National League West title, the Dodgers are the favorites for the National League and World Series crown.

Los Angeles has virtually gained their spot in the playoffs through half the season with a >99.9% probability to get to the playoffs and a 30.4% shot to take the World Series title.

The Dodgers are 7-5 to win the NL title and 7-2 to win the 2019 World Series.

Colorado Rockies

The Rockies are playing better baseball as of late, but stand 12 games behind the Dodgers entering their series in Coors.

Colorado has a 51.7% chance to make the playoffs and a 2.4% probability to take the World Series according to Baseball Reference.

The Rockies have 22-1 odds to win the National League and are 50-1 to win the World Series.

Pitcher Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers: Kenta Maeda (7-4, 3.76 ERA)

Maeda has struggled in June, posting a 4.22 ERA, but struck out 21 batters over his 21 innings in the month.

The Dodgers’ right-hander has one quality start in June after throwing three in May.

  • In Maeda’s last start, he threw seven innings, while striking out six Rockies on June 23rd in a 6-3 win.
  • The Dodgers starter has allowed 10 earned runs in 21.1 innings in his last four starts.
  • In June, Maeda is 0-2 in four starts with a 4.22 ERA.

Colorado Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (6-5, 4.91 ERA)

Senzatela has been solid in June, starting five games while posting a solid ERA of 3.41.

In his last start, the Rockies’ starter threw a quality start with two earned runs over 6.1 innings with five strikeouts against the Dodgers at Coors Field on the 23rd.

  • Senzatela is still getting by without striking out batters, with just 16 over his last 29 innings.
  • The Rockies’ righty has allowed 42 baserunners over his last five starts.
  • Senzatela has thrown four quality starts in his last five outings.

Hitter Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers are 34-14 in their last 48 games due to an offense that has scored 246 over that span.

Los Angeles has 80 extra-base hits in their 22 games in June.

  • OF Cody Bellinger is 1 for 5 off Senzatela with one double and one walk.
  • 2B Enrique Hernandez is 2 for 3 versus the Rockies’ starter with two doubles and two runs.
  • OF Joc Pederson is 1 for 7 with one double and one RBI versus Senzatela.

Colorado Rockies

At home, the Rockies have the best offense in baseball, averaging 6.86 runs per contest, almost a full run above the next team, Atlanta Braves.

Colorado has hit 58 homers in 37 games at Coors Field this season.

  • OF David Dahl is 4 for 18 off Maeda, with two homers and three RBI.
  • RF Charlie Blackmon is 7 for 21 versus Maeda with two doubles and one homer.
  • 3B Nolan Arenado is a surprising 3 for 25 with 13 strikeouts against the Dodgers’ right-hander.

Roster Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

  • SS Corey Seager is recovering from a hamstring strain that will keep him out another month.
  • 1B David Freese is on the 10-day IL with a hamstring pull.
  • SP Rich Hill has a flexor strain in his forearm but expects to miss only a few weeks.

Colorado Rockies

  • SS Trevor Story has a sprained thumb after sliding into a base and will miss several weeks.
  • SS Brendan Rodgers has a shoulder impingement and is on the 10-day IL.
  • RP Seunghwan Oh has a strained abdominal muscle and is on the 10-day IL.

Game Odds

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Moneyline

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Total Runs

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888Sport NJ -105 -117

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Run Line

Sportsbook LA Dodgers -1.5 COL Rockies +1.5 Link
888Sport NJ -143 +118

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