Rockies vs. Dodgers Prediction and Odds for Tuesday, July 5 (Which Marquez will the Dodgers Face?)

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez / Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles took Game 1 of this midweek series with the Rockies last night, but Colorado still leads the season series 4-3 over the first place Dodgers. Los Angeles has won five of their last six games and is 50-29. Colorado is last in the NL West, 35-45. 

Tonight, Mitch White goes for the Dodgers and German Marquez takes the mound for Colorado at Dodger Stadium. 

Odds are available at WynnBET Sportsbook. 

Rockies vs. Dodgers Odds, Run Line and Total

Run Line

  • Rockies +1.5 (-110)
  • Dodgers -1.5 (-110)


  • Rockies +205
  • Dodgers -225


  • 8.5 (Over -115 / Under -105)

Rockies vs. Dodgers Prediction and Pick

For some reason, the Dodgers have had trouble with Colorado this year and with a win tonight would only pull the season series to even at four wins apiece. German Marquez has faced LA twice this year, once on April 9 and once just last week. Marquez went 7.0 innings and allowed just one run his first time facing the Dodgers lineup, but June 29 did not go as planned. LA got to him for five runs across 3.1. 

That last outing is more indicative of the pitcher Marquez is this year, he has a 5.89 ERA and is allowing 10.4 hits per nine innings. He is not the All-Star he was in the first half, a year ago. 

Mitch White is continuing the process of stretching out into a starting role for LA. He began the season in the bullpen but has made six starts from May 21 on. In that time he has worked his ERA down from 6.17 to 3.93. The Dodgers are 3-3 in his starts this year. 

It is tough to get a read on this one. Will Marquez dazzle like he did early in the year or struggle like he did last week? Will Mitch White pitch well enough to hand it to the LA bullpen with a lead and get the win like he did against San Diego? Why do the Dodgers have a losing record against Colorado? I don’t know, but I do know that LA is the much better team and sometimes that is good enough. 

Lean: Dodgers -1.5 (-110)

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