Philadelphia Phillies at Colorado Rockies 9/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Vince Velasquez vs. Jon Gray
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Vince Velasquez for the Phillies and Jon Gray for the Rockies.
Philadelphia opens at -105 while Colorado opens at -115. The Phillies have a 70-78-7 over/under record and a 73-82-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 80-75-0 against the run line and have a 63-84-8 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 70-78-7 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 73-82-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 63-84-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 80-75-0 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 78-77 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez has a 9-11 record with an earned run average of 4.59 and a WHIP of 1.31 this year. He has 159 strikeouts over his 143 innings pitched and he's given up 130 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 547 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 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,289 base hits and 617 earned runs. They have allowed 161 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 471 batters and struck out 1,399. 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 3.79.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Phillies hold a .395 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. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 148 hits this season in 581 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .363 and an OPS+ of 94. Odubel Herrera is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 136 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 532 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .425. The Phillies have 1,229 hits, including 230 doubles and 181 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 553 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,439 times as a unit. They have left 1,067 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 662 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 85-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.07, Jon Gray has a 11-8 record and a 1.34 WHIP this season. He has 175 strikeouts over the 163.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 169 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 455 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 491 batters and walked 207 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 4.4. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,307 base knocks and 676 earned runs this season. They have given up 177 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 501 hitters and struck out 1,332 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 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .425 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. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .373. He has 163 hits this year along with 103 RBI in 557 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .546 with an OPS+ of 130. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 171 hits in 594 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Rockies as a unit have 1,336 base hits, including 264 doubles and 188 homers. Colorado has walked 476 times this year and they have struck out on 1,343 occasions. They have had 1,015 men left on base and have an OPS of .744. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 720 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies -105
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