Dodgers vs Rockies: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 2, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 2, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (0-4) are set to take on the Colorado Rockies (4-0) on Friday at 8:40 PM ET. The Dodgers are listed as -278 favorites by oddsmakers, while the underdog Rockies have +235 odds. Trevor Bauer starts for Los Angeles while Colorado will counter with Antonio Senzatela.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 2, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Dodgers vs Rockies Betting Lines

Dodgers Betting Insights

  • The Dodgers won 41, or 70.7%, of the 58 games they played as favorites last season.
  • Los Angeles had a record of 8-4, a 66.7% win rate, when favored by -278 or more by oddsmakers last season.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Dodgers, based on the moneyline, is 71.1%.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents went over the total last season in 27 of their 58 opportunities.

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Rockies Betting Insights

  • The Rockies won in 17, or 42.5%, of the 40 contests they were named as odds-on underdogs in last year.
  • Colorado did not lose in one game last year when given odds of +235 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Rockies have an implied victory probability of 28.9% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Colorado and its opponents hit the over in 24 of their 59 games with a total set by oddsmakers last season.

Rockies Probable Pitcher – Antonio Senzatela

  • Senzatela makes his first start of the season for the Rockies.
  • In his last appearance on Friday, Sept. 25, the 26-year-old righty, started and went 4 1/3 innings against the Diamondbacks.
  • Senzatela and his team had a 6-6 record in the 12 games he appeared in when they were the underdog on the moneyline a season ago.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 2, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Dodgers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 0-4
Home 0-0
Road 0-4
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-4
Day Games 0-4
Night Games 0-0

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Dodgers Probable Pitcher – Trevor Bauer

  • The Dodgers will send out Bauer for his first start of the season.
  • The 30-year-old right-hander hasn’t pitched since last season. He last appeared on Wednesday, Sept. 30 against the Braves, when he pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings as the starter.
  • The righty did not pitch as the moneyline favorite in any games last season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 2, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rockies Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 4-0
Home 4-0
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 4-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-0
Day Games 4-0
Night Games 0-0

Dodgers Hitting Stats

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers averaged two home runs per game last season and hit a league-leading 118 home runs in total.
  • The Dodgers hit 69 homers away from home last season (1.9 per game).
  • Last season, Corey Seager had a .307 batting average with 15 home runs and 41 RBI.
  • Mookie Betts hit .292 with an OBP of .363 and a slugging percentage of .562.

Rockies Hitting Stats

  • The Rockies’ 63 home runs ranked 22nd in Major League Baseball.
  • They hit two or more homers in 19 games last season and were 11-8 in those matchups.
  • Trevor Story hit 11 home runs while slugging .519 last season.
  • Charlie Blackmon was productive with 42 RBI while collecting 67 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rockies (+235)

Over/Under Pick: Over (11.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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