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    Mookie Betts will look for his 40th homer of the season when his Los Angeles Dodgers (98-60) visit the Colorado Rockies (57-101) at Coors Field on Thursday, starting at 8:40 PM ET. Betts’ Dodgers are favored (-223) in the outing against the Rockies (+183). Ryan Yarbrough starts for Los Angeles while Colorado will counter with Chris Flexen.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:40 PM ET
    • Location: Denver, Colorado
    • Stadium: Coors Field
    Dodgers vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -223 11.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Rockies?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet RM

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers average 1.5 home runs per game to rank second in baseball with 243 total home runs.
    • Los Angeles has the seventh-best batting average in MLB (.258).
    • The Dodgers are second in MLB with an on-base percentage of .341.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 8.4 times per game to rank 12th in baseball.
    • The Dodgers have hit 113 home runs on the road this season (1.5 per game).
    • Los Angeles has a .454 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.7 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team is batting .260 with 708 hits (9.2 per game) on the road this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Betts leads Los Angeles in total hits (177) this season while batting .309 with 80 extra-base hits. He has an on-base percentage of .411 and a slugging percentage of .587.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks seventh, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Betts hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with two doubles, five walks and three RBI.
    • Freddie Freeman leads the Dodgers with an OPS of .987. He has a slash line of .336/.415/.572 this season.
    • Among qualifiers, he ranks second in batting average, first in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Freeman takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .300 with two doubles, two home runs, two walks and six RBI.
    • Max Muncy is batting .214 with a .482 slugging percentage and 104 RBI this year.
    • Will Smith has been key for Los Angeles with 118 hits, an OBP of .356 plus a slugging percentage of .431.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies have hit just 152 homers this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • Colorado’s .248 batting average ranks 16th in the majors this season.
    • The Rockies have an OBP of .309 this season, which ranks 25th in MLB.
    • Colorado ranks just 27th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.5 whiffs per contest.
    • In 77 games at home this season, they’ve hit 82 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 77 home games this season, it is slugging .441 with 269 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 9.1 base hits per game and batting .268 as a team at home this season.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • Ryan McMahon has accumulated 133 hits with a .326 on-base percentage, leading the Rockies in both categories. He’s batting .243 and slugging .437.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, his batting average ranks 110th, his on-base percentage ranks 75th, and he is 74th in slugging.
    • Ezequiel Tovar’s .414 slugging percentage paces his team. He has a batting average of .255 with an on-base percentage of .290.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average puts him 88th, his on-base percentage is 130th, and he is 96th in slugging.
    • Nolan Jones is hitting .289 with 21 doubles, four triples, 19 home runs and 51 walks.
    • Elias Diaz is hitting .265 with 24 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 33 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Ryan Yarbrough (LAD) Pitcher Chris Flexen (COL)
    7 – 6 W/L 1 – 8
    85.2 IP 96.1
    3.78 ERA 7.01
    1.144 WHIP 1.692
    6.8 K/9 6.6
    1.4 BB/9 3.4

    Dodgers vs. Rockies Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Jonny Deluca: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Yency Almonte: 15 Day IL (Knee), Wander Suero: 15 Day IL (Back), Tony Gonsolin: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Gus Varland: 60 Day IL (Knee), Jake Marisnick: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Rockies: Kyle Freeland: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Daniel Bard: 15 Day IL (Arm), Peter Lambert: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Ryan Feltner: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Gomber: 60 Day IL (Back), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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