Colorado Rockies at Philadelphia Phillies 6/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Vince Velasquez
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Citizens Bank Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are German Marquez for the Rockies and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
Colorado opens at +122 while Philadelphia opens at -132. The Rockies have a 28-32-6 over/under record and a 31-35-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 31-33-0 against the run line and have a 28-32-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 28-32-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 31-35-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 28-32-4 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 31-33-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
06/11/18 P Scott Oberg Back 10-day DL (06/07)
06/08/18 P Mike Dunn Back 10-day DL (06/08)
06/02/18 CF David Dahl Foot 10-day DL (06/01)
05/28/18 P Adam Ottavino Oblique 10-day DL (05/28)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/10/18 RF Dylan Cozens Quad 10-day DL (06/10)
05/31/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 10-day DL (05/30)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/30/18 P Pat Neshek Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 32-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 4.79 and a WHIP of 1.48 this year. He has 66 strikeouts over his 67.2 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.22 and they have given up 219 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 222 hitters and walked 99 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 586 base hits and 319 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 229 batters and struck out 560. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team Colorado is hitting .246, good for 16th in the league. The Rockies hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .307 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 71 hits this season in 231 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .537 and an OPS+ of 137. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 245 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .510. The Rockies have 552 hits, including 96 doubles and 78 home runs. Colorado has walked 212 times so far this season and they have struck out 584 times as a unit. They have left 432 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 292 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 34-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, Vince Velasquez has a 4-7 record and a 1.38 WHIP this season. He has 83 strikeouts over the 67.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 69 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 195 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 219 batters and walked 81 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 518 base knocks and 235 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 187 hitters and struck out 578 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.46.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Phillies hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .376. He has 64 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 242 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .397 with an OPS+ of 113. Odubel Herrera is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 68 hits in 240 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Phillies as a unit have 482 base hits, including 94 doubles and 66 homers. Philadelphia has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 624 occasions. They have had 440 men left on base and have an OPS of .690. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 269 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +122
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