Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 9/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+190) Philadelphia (-250)
Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies (71-70, 2nd in NL East) play the Colorado Rockies (65-77, 4th in NL West) at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday. The Phillies open this game at -250 while the Rockies are priced at +190. The over/under is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Ryan Feltner and Aaron Nola.
The Rockies have tallied 238 doubles as a squad and have smacked 162 baseballs out of the park. Colorado has a slugging percentage of .415 and have struck out 1,168 times, while drawing a walk on 429 occasions. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are compiling 4.6 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 11th in the league. They have accounted for 624 RBI's and 1,168 base knocks on the campaign, and their average at the plate is .248. They have earned a total of 653 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .316.
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Rockies pitchers have given up 175 home runs in addition to 698 total runs (23rd in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 476 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.48 as a team this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.36 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.38. The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.79 for the year (26th in the league), and they have rung up 1,125 batters.
The Rockies have sent 461 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 181 base runners so far this year and 40.9% of those players crossed the plate. They have accumulated 27 saves on the season and have blown 25 out of their 52 chances to get a save. The Rockies bullpen have earned a save rate of 51.9% and has entered the game in 112 save situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 60 holds for the season (25th in MLB). Rockies bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 114 times in addition to having 138 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Colorado Rockies have accounted for 3,679 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 1,339 assists and 65 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .987 which has them ranked 4th in baseball, and they have twisted 960 double plays. The Rockies have converted 68.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,037 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 23rd in baseball.
Feltner (0-1 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 21.16 while he has faced 15 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has given up 5 base knocks (16.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 2 free passes. His ERA is 20.25 (6 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 2.625. Feltner has taken the mound for 2 innings and is sitting with 0 strikeouts during his career.
The Philadelphia Phillies hold an OBP of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .240 for the year. They have been rung up on 1,222 occasions (15th in MLB) and have a total of 1,122 base hits. Philadelphia is sitting with 172 home runs this year to go along with 612 runs batted in. The Phillies hold a team slugging % of .408 and they are earning 4.55 runs per outing (14th in the league). They have 223 two-baggers, while taking a walk 499 times and scoring 641 runs.
The Philadelphia pitching staff have conceded 664 runs this year while having an ERA of 4.48 (614 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 180 homers and they surrender 4.84 runs per 9 innings (19th in baseball). The Phillies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.303 with a FIP of 4.19 as a pitching staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.91 (1,288 strikeouts vs 442 walks). They are sitting at 17th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,166.
Philadelphia has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 62 save chances and they have earned 32 saves. They are ranked 28th in MLB holding a save percentage of 51.6%, and they have sent 453 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 145 times in high leverage situations and also on 126 occasions with base runners. Philadelphia relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 43.9% out of 198 inherited base runners. With 129 save situations, the Phillies have accumulated 61 holds and also 30 blown saves.
The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 116 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (24th in MLB). The Phillies have racked up 1,244 assists, 86 errors and have earned a total of 3,704 putouts this season. In 11,112 innings played, the Phillies hold a defensive efficiency of 68.5% (25th in pro baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Nola has allowed 866 base hits while totaling 1,114 K's in 1,000 frames. He has conceded 405 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.159 and a FIP of 3.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.80 and he has gone up against 4,120 opposing hitters thus far in his career. Nola (65-48 mark in his career) has earned a 3.64 earned run average while conceding 7.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-250)
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