Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Zach Eflin
The Colorado Rockies head to Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Zach Eflin for the Phillies.
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The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -118 and Philadelphia at +108. The Rockies have a 20-25-0 over/under mark and a 26-19-0 run line record. The Phillies are 21-20-0 against the run line and have a 24-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 20-25-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 26-19-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 24-16-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 21-20-0 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)
04/23/17 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 28-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.34 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 24 strikeouts over his 29 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 157 hitters and walked 55 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 375 base hits and 196 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 159 batters and struck out 354. They have walked 3.5 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 4.11.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .262, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 50 hits this season in 170 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .582 and an OPS+ of 126. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 58 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 182 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .588. The Rockies have 402 hits, including 80 doubles and 58 home runs. Colorado has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 391 times as a unit. They have left 283 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 225 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 15-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.25, Zach Eflin has a 0-1 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 36 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 39 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 114 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 372 base knocks and 192 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 139 hitters and struck out 286 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 14th in the league. The Phillies hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .289. He has 38 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 161 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .354 with an OPS+ of 71. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 50 hits in 169 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Phillies as a unit have 356 base hits, including 78 doubles and 45 homers. Philadelphia has walked 130 times this year and they have struck out on 340 occasions. They have had 267 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 183 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +108
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