Philadelphia Phillies at Colorado Rockies 9/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Eflin vs. Tyler Anderson
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Coors Field on Monday, September 24, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Zach Eflin for the Phillies and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +120 and Colorado at -140. The Phillies have a 70-77-7 over/under record and a 73-81-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 79-75-0 against the run line and have a 63-83-8 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 70-77-7 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 73-81-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 63-83-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 79-75-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/22/18 SS Trevor Story Elbow is out indefinitely
09/06/18 CF Yonathan Daza Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 60-day DL (07/07)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 78-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Eflin has a 11-7 record with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 120 strikeouts over his 125.1 innings pitched and he's given up 125 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 544 hitters and walked 206 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,285 base hits and 615 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 470 batters and struck out 1,390. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .236, good for 27th in the league. The Phillies hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .313. He has 135 hits this season in 529 at bats with 68 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .425 and an OPS+ of 95. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 147 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 577 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .364. The Phillies have 1,223 hits, including 230 doubles and 180 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 550 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,435 times as a unit. They have left 1,059 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 661 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 84-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.76, Tyler Anderson has a 6-9 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 159 strikeouts over the 168.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 161 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 455 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 488 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,300 base knocks and 676 earned runs this season. They have given up 177 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 498 hitters and struck out 1,323 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .357. He has 170 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 590 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .493 with an OPS+ of 114. Nolan Arenado is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 162 hits in 554 at bats while driving in 102 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Rockies as a unit have 1,329 base hits, including 262 doubles and 188 homers. Colorado has walked 471 times this year and they have struck out on 1,330 occasions. They have had 1,006 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 718 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +120
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