Thursday, May 25, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Vince Velasquez
The Colorado Rockies visit Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, May 25, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at -105 and Philadelphia at -105. The Rockies have a 22-25-0 over/under record and a 28-19-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 21-22-0 against the run line and have a 26-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 22-25-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 28-19-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 26-16-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 21-22-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
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
05/23/17 LF Daniel Nava Hamstring 10-day DL (5/21)
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 30-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 49 strikeouts over his 48 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 163 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 4.24. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 386 base hits and 199 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 162 batters and struck out 373. 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 .265, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .444 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 .347. He has 52 hits this season in 179 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .581 and an OPS+ of 124. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .325 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 191 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .618. The Rockies have 425 hits, including 83 doubles and 62 home runs. Colorado has walked 127 times so far this season and they have struck out 406 times as a unit. They have left 290 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 241 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 15-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.98, Vince Velasquez has a 2-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 43.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 42 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 121 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 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 4.86. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 395 base knocks and 205 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 141 hitters and struck out 301 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 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 4.96.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 15th in the league. The Phillies hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .238 with an OBP of .289. He has 40 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 168 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .357 with an OPS+ of 71. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 51 hits in 178 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .404. The Phillies as a unit have 367 base hits, including 81 doubles and 46 homers. Philadelphia has walked 133 times this year and they have struck out on 359 occasions. They have had 278 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 186 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -105
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