July 22, 2008

Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies Preview 7/22/2008

MLB Betting Preview

Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies
Tuesday, 9:05 pm Eastern

The Colorado Rockies may have been counted out of the playoff race this season but in the weak National League West they are still in it. Before this series against the Dodgers began, the Rockies were just 6 games out of first place. Colorado goes with Ubaldo Jimenez on Tuesday while the Dodgers go with Jason Johnson.

Check out the current line for this game at SBG Global.

Jimenez is 5-9 on the season with a 4.20 ERA. He has pitched very well of late, lowering his ERA by almost a run. In his last start against Pittsburgh he allowed three early runs but then retired the last 13 batters he faced.

The Dodgers start Jason Johnson on Tuesday. It will be the first start of the season for Johnson who is taking the place of Chan Ho Park in the rotation. Johnson led the PCL with 11 wins when he was called up.

Here are the MLB betting stats for Tuesday’s game. The Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 games as an underdog. The Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Dodgers are 7-2 in their last 9 road games.

The Dodgers are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Colorado.

The Rockies are 4-0 in their last 4 games as a home favorite. The Rockies are 4-0 in their last 4 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Rockies are 6-2 in their last 8 vs. the National League West. The Rockies are 5-1 in Jimenez’s last 6 home starts. The Rockies are 2-5 in Jimenez’s last 7 starts vs. the National League West.

The Over is 4-1 in the Dodgers last 5 overall. The Over is 5-2 in the Dodgers last 7 vs. the National League West. The Under is 11-5 in the Dodgers last 16 games vs. a right-handed starter.

The Under is 4-0 in the Rockies last 4 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 6-1 in the Rockies last 7 overall. The Under is 5-0 in Jimenez’s last 5 home starts. The Under is 5-0 in Jimenez’s last 5 starts vs. the National League West. The Under is 20-6 in Jimenez’s last 26 starts overall. The Over is 4-0 in Jimenez’s last 4 starts vs. the Dodgers. The Over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Colorado between the two teams.

Pick: Rockies 2 units

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