Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Chatwood vs. Jeremy Hellickson
Citizens Bank Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies and Jeremy Hellickson for the Phillies.
Colorado opens at -111 while Philadelphia opens at +101. The Rockies have a 21-25-0 over/under record and a 27-19-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 21-21-0 against the run line and have a 25-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 21-25-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 27-19-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 25-16-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 21-21-0 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 29-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 5.09 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 41 strikeouts over his 53 innings pitched and he's given up 48 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 161 hitters and walked 55 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 378 base hits and 197 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 159 batters and struck out 365. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .264, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 51 hits this season in 175 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .589 and an OPS+ of 126. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 187 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .588. The Rockies have 415 hits, including 82 doubles and 59 home runs. Colorado has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 398 times as a unit. They have left 289 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 5.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 233 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 15-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.44, Jeremy Hellickson has a 5-1 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 49.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 42 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 117 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 385 base knocks and 197 earned runs this season. They have given up 63 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 139 hitters and struck out 293 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 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 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 15th in the league. The Phillies hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .232 with an OBP of .284. He has 38 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 164 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .348 with an OPS+ of 67. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 50 hits in 173 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .410. The Phillies as a unit have 359 base hits, including 80 doubles and 45 homers. Philadelphia has walked 130 times this year and they have struck out on 351 occasions. They have had 269 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 184 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +101
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