Philadelphia Phillies at Colorado Rockies MLB Game Picks 4/18/2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Eflin vs. Kyle Freeland
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Coors Field on Thursday, April 18, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Zach Eflin for the Phillies and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at -105 and Colorado at -105. The Phillies have a 11-5-0 over/under record and a 8-8-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 7-11-0 against the run line and have a 6-10-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 11-5-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 8-8-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 6-10-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 7-11-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/17/19 SS Jean Segura Hamstring is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs New York Mets
04/15/19 P David Robertson Elbow 10-day IL (04/15)
03/25/19 CF Roman Quinn Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tommy Hunter Forearm 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
04/16/19 C Chris Iannetta Side 10-day IL (04/15)
04/09/19 LF David Dahl Abdominal 10-day IL (04/09)
04/08/19 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day IL (04/07)
04/07/19 3B Ryan McMahon Elbow 10-day IL
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
04/01/19 2B Daniel Murphy Hand 10-day IL (03/30)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 10-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Eflin has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.94 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 63 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 68 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 153 base hits and 77 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 55 batters and struck out 142. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.68.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .257, good for 12th in the league. The Phillies hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .359, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Maikel Franco is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 14 hits this season in 54 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .630 and an OPS+ of 155. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .414. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 56 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .607. The Phillies have 146 hits, including 36 doubles and 24 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 84 times so far this season and they have struck out 145 times as a unit. They have left 127 men on base and have a team OPS of .817. They score 6.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 99 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 6-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Kyle Freeland has a 1-3 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 21.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 21 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 57 batters and walked 31 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 146 base knocks and 78 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 68 hitters and struck out 148 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .210, good for 26th in the league. The Rockies hold a .343 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .268, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .325. He has 19 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 72 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .444 with an OPS+ of 84. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .219 this season and he has an OBP of .266. He has collected 16 hits in 73 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 38 and a slugging percentage of .301. The Rockies as a unit have 131 base hits, including 27 doubles and 14 homers. Colorado has walked 47 times this year and they have struck out on 180 occasions. They have had 107 men left on base and have an OPS of .611. They have scored 3.28 runs per game and totaled 59 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -105
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