Dodgers vs. Rockies: Game 1 Prediction, Odds and Picks - June 17, MLB 2024

Dodgers vs. Rockies: Game 1 Prediction, Odds and Picks - June 17, MLB 2024
Dodgers vs. Rockies: Game 1 Prediction, Odds and Picks - June 17, MLB 2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers will start a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The team will be playing their first game without shortstop Mookie Betts. After taking a hit-by-pitch, Betts was forced to leave the field against the Royals with a fractured hand.

Dave Roberts and his team will need to hold the reigns without the lead-off hitter. As for the Rockies, they dropped their series against the Pirates and hope to rebound against their opponent.

James Paxton will go up the hill against the Rockies. The left-handed pitcher has been decent with his team, with a 6-1 record and a 3.92 ERA. The offense has been successful with Paxton on the mound. However, it's worth noting that the Rockies defeated their NL West rival in the past.

Cal Quantrill will start for the Rockies. He has not been up to the mark, but he has a decent 3.30 ERA with a 6-4 record. The Rockies will need to support the starter against the opponent's formidable offense.

Dodgers vs. Rockies Baseball Betting Odds

Los Angeles Dodgers-175-1.5 -120O 12 -115
Colorado Rockies +145+1.5 +100U 12 -105

Where to watch Dodgers vs. Rockies?

The opening game will be broadcast on SportsNet LA for Dodger fans and Colorado Rockies Network for Rockies fans. Fubo TV will have a live stream of the game that will start at 5:40 PM PDT.

Dodgers vs. Rockies Prediction

Shohei Ohtani and his team have a better chance of winning this game. The Dodger squad outbeats the Rockies with their numbers, as they rank at No. 4 with a team ERA of 3.26. Overall, they struck out 628 opponent hitters.

As for the Rockies, they have the worst team ERA in MLB at 5.49 with 464 strikeouts. The Rockies are not too strong with their bullpen against their opponent's formidable offense.

From the offensive end, the Rockies are ranking at No. 26 with 298 runs and 68 home runs. They also have a low batting average of .249. The Dodger squad has 358 runs and 98 home runs. The numbers are against the Rockies and the betting odds favor the boys in blue to win Game 1 with a strong pitcher on the mound.

Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 (-175).

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Edited by Krutik Jain
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