Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers 8/27/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies
Date & Time: 8/28/2021, 2:10 AM UTC
Location: Dodger Stadium
Latest Odds: OFF
TV Channel: SNLA

NL West Division rivals will clash on Friday night, when the Colorado Rockies travel to Dodger Stadium to face the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Rockies (58-69) have won six of their last ten games and own one of the worst road records in baseball. On Wednesday, Colorado split a doubleheader against Chicago. In game two, Brendan Rodgers drove in five runs during a 13-10 victory in ten innings. 

Twenty-eight year old left-hander Kyle Freeland (4-6 4.25 ERA) will make his 17th start of the season. The Rockies have won Freeland’s last four starts and he has allowed nine runs over his last 23 innings of work.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won 42 of their first 63 home games and trail San Francisco by 2.5 games for the best record in baseball. Last night, All-Star SP Max Scherzer (12-4) allowed just two hits across seven plus frames during a 4-0 road victory against San Diego. C Austin Barnes hit a two-run blast to provide all the offense that the Dodgers (81-47) would need.

Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts has yet to name a starting pitcher for the series opener. The Dodgers currently rank first in the majors with a 3.03 team ERA and have logged an impressive 62 quality starts.

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Betting Trends

  • Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 Friday games.
  • Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Dodgers are 44-21 in their last 65 games vs. a left-handed starter.
  • Over is 6-0 in Rockies last 6 Friday games.
  • Under is 6-1 in Dodgers last 7 during game 1 of a series.
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Free MLB Pick: Colorado Rockies

Los Angeles SP Clayton Kershaw (foream) threw a bullpen session on Tuesday and is expected back next month. Through 127 games, Colorado ranks 13th in OPS and 14th in runs scored. For the season, Los Angeles ranks 6th in OPS and 3rd in runs scored. Take the Rockies to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rockies win 5-3.

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