Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies

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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies meet at Coors Field.

The Dodgers will give the ball to starter Hiroki Kuroda in this one. Righthander Kuroda is 8-14 this season with a 2.88 ERA.

Starting this game for the Rockies will be Jason Hammel. The righthander has a 4.97 ERA to go along with a 7-11 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rockies listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Dodgers, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -120 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Colorado won its last outing, a 12-5 result against the Marlins on August 17. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 56-67 SU
Colorado: 58-67 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’s last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado’s last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Colorado’s last 19 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado’s last 9 games

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