Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jerad Eickhoff vs. Tyler Anderson
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Coors Field on Saturday to take on the Colorado Rockies. The probable pitchers are Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia at +117 and Colorado at -127. The over/under is 12. The Phillies have a 43-42-2 over/under mark and a 43-44-0 run line record, meaning they cover 49% of the time. The Rockies are 44-41-0 against the run line and have a 42-41-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
The Phillies head into this game with a 40-47 record, and they are 19-24 on the road. Starting pitcher Jerad Eickhoff has a 6-9 record with an ERA of 3.30 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 91 strikeouts during his 103.2 innings pitched and he has given up 100 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have allowed 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the pen while they've been struck out 277 times and walked 107 times this year. As a unit, Philadelphia has given up 9.08 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.67 hitters per nine. They are 16th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.34. The Phillies pitchers have collectively given up 775 base hits and 370 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 234 batters and struck out 740. They walk 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team, Philadelphia is hitting .242, good for 25th in the league while putting together a .258 average on the road. The Phillies have a .392 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .294 which is good for 30th in the league. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.98 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this game hitting .300 and his on-base percentage is at .384. He has 96 hits this season along with 48 runs scored and 33 runs batted in. He's struck out 67 times and has walked 43 times. Maikel Franco is hitting .265 and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 80 hits so far while scoring 34 runs and he's driven in 49. He has walked 25 times and has struck out 60 times. The Phillies have 694 hits, including 130 doubles and 85 home runs. They've stolen 36 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 27 times. Philadelphia has walked 201 times this season and they've struck out 679 times as a unit. They've left 518 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 3.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 310 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this game with a 19-20 home mark and a 39-46 overall record. With an ERA of 3.03, Tyler Anderson has a 0-3 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 29.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 30 hits. He has allowed 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.34. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 302 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 242 times and walking 96 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.81 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 814 base knocks and 419 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 261 hitters and struck out 615. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .307 average at home. The Rockies hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334 which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.39 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .318 and he has an OBP of .367. He has 103 hits this year along with 56 runs scored and 51 RBI. He's struck out 79 times and has walked on 25 occasions. Nolan Arenado is hitting .288 and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 95 hits so far while he's scored 59 runs and drove in 70. He has earned a walk 37 times and has punched out 50 times. The Rockies as a unit have 799 base hits, including 178 doubles and 110 homers. They have 34 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 24 times. Colorado as a team has walked 263 times this year and they have struck out 695 times. They've had 572 men left on base and have an OPS of .793. They score 5.18 runs per game and have totaled 440 runs so far this season.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 43-42-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 43-44-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 42-41-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 44-41-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
05/01/16 P Dalier Hinojosa Hand 15-day DL (4/29)
04/24/16 P Charlie Morton Hamstring 60-day DL (4/24); out for season
04/14/16 P Daniel Stumpf Suspension 80-game suspension
03/31/16 LF Aaron Altherr Wrist 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/16 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (4/2)
07/06/16 P Justin Miller Oblique 15-day DL (7/3)
06/16/16 LF Gerardo Parra Ankle 15-day DL (6/15)
06/14/16 P Christopher Rusin Shoulder 15-day DL (6/9)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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