Monday, May 22, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Hoffman vs. Jerad Eickhoff
The Colorado Rockies visit Citizens Bank Park on Monday, May 22, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Jeff Hoffman for the Rockies and Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +101 and Philadelphia at -111. The Rockies have a 19-25-0 over/under record and a 25-19-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 21-19-0 against the run line and have a 24-15-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 19-25-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 25-19-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 24-15-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 21-19-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/11/17 SS Trevor Story Shoulder 10-day DL (5/9)
04/26/17 P Mike Dunn Back 10-day DL (4/23)
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Toe 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 C Tom Murphy Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/20/17 P Jeremy Hellickson Undisclosed is upgraded to probable next scheduled start Wednesday vs. Colorado
05/09/17 P Jeanmar Gomez Elbow 10-day DL (5/6)
04/24/17 P Aaron Nola Back 10-day DL (4/21)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (4/22)
04/19/17 LF Howie Kendrick Abdominal 10-day DL (4/16)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 27-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 10 strikeouts over his 6.2 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 151 hitters and walked 54 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 367 base hits and 193 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 156 batters and struck out 345. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .261, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 49 hits this season in 165 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .588 and an OPS+ of 128. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 178 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .596. The Rockies have 391 hits, including 77 doubles and 54 home runs. Colorado has walked 122 times so far this season and they have struck out 384 times as a unit. They have left 274 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 219 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 15-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.53, Jerad Eickhoff has a 0-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 45.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 47 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 114 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 367 base knocks and 191 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 135 hitters and struck out 281 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 5.01.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 14th in the league. The Phillies hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .290. He has 37 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 157 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .357 with an OPS+ of 72. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 50 hits in 165 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .430. The Phillies as a unit have 353 base hits, including 77 doubles and 45 homers. Philadelphia has walked 128 times this year and they have struck out on 331 occasions. They have had 261 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 183 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies -111
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