Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 9/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+155) Philadelphia (-200)
Kyle Freeland and the Colorado Rockies (64-77, 4th in NL West) are headed to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday where they'll meet the Philadelphia Phillies (71-69, 2nd in NL East). The moneyline on this contest has the Rockies coming in at +155 and the Phillies are at -200. The over/under opens at 7. The pitchers taking the mound are Kyle Freeland and Zack Wheeler.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 13th in baseball. They have tallied 642 runs while having a team OBP of .315. The Rockies have accrued 236 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 159 balls out of the park. They have 613 runs batted in as well as 1,158 hits so far this year, and their team batting average sits at .248. Colorado has a slugging rate of .414 and have been called out on strikes 1,157 times, while drawing a walk on 423 occasions.
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The Rockies hold a team ERA of 4.82 so far this year (26th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,117 hitters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.38 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.37. Rockies pitchers have surrendered 174 home runs and also 696 total runs (23rd in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 470 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.48 as a team this year.
The Rockies relievers have a save percentage of 51.9% and has come into the game in 112 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 181 base runners so far this season with 40.9% of them ended up scoring. Rockies relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 114 times as well as having 138 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have sent 458 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The relievers have accumulated 60 holds on the campaign (25th in the league). They have earned 27 saves this season and have blown 25 of their 52 save opportunities.
The Colorado Rockies have accounted for 3,652 putouts for the season, as well as 1,332 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .987 which has them sitting 4th in baseball, and have accumulated 952 double plays. The Rockies have turned 68.9% of baseballs in play into outs in their 10,956 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 23rd in baseball.
Freeland has pitched in 629 innings and has earned 492 punch outs during his career. Freeland (38-39 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.58 and he has gone up against 2,719 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.25 (297 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.405. He has conceded 661 base knocks (9.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 223 walks.
The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with an OBP of .318 and a batting average of .240 for the season. They have struck out on 1,214 instances (15th in baseball) and have totaled 1,114 base hits. Philadelphia has 171 long balls so far this year as well as 610 runs batted in. The Phillies have a team slugging % of .408 and they are scoring 4.56 runs per contest (12th in the league). They have recorded 222 doubles, while taking a walk 493 times and scoring 639 runs.
The Phillies have a WHIP of 1.299 in addition to having a FIP of 4.17 as a unit over the course of the season. They are sitting at 17th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,156. The Philadelphia pitching staff have relinquished 653 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 4.44 (604 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio is 2.93 (1,277 strikeouts vs 436 free passes). They have given up 177 home runs and they surrender 4.80 runs per 9 innings (18th in MLB).
Philadelphia relievers have an inherited score rate of 43.0% out of 193 inherited runners. Their relievers have taken the field 145 times in high leverage situations and on 124 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 129 save situations, the Phillies have accumulated 61 holds and also 30 blown saves. They are currently ranked 28th in MLB with a save percentage of 51.6%, and they have sent 447 relievers onto the diamond on the season. Philadelphia has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 62 save opportunities and they have recorded 32 saves.
Out of their 11,031 innings on the field, the Phillies have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.5% (25th in MLB). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 115 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (25th in professional baseball). The Phillies have recorded 1,238 assists, 85 errors and have 3,677 putouts so far this season.
Wheeler (60-49 career record) is the owner of a 3.55 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.06 and he has faced 4,222 batters so far in his MLB career. He has given up 398 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.234 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. In his MLB career, Wheeler has allowed 919 hits while earning 996 punch outs in 1,009 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-200)
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