Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 4/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-150) Colorado (+140)
Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies (9-9, 2nd in NL East) head to Coors Field on Saturday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (6-12, 5th in NL West). The Phillies open this matchup at -150 while the Rockies are priced at +140. The over/under has been set at 10. The pitchers taking the mound are Aaron Nola and Antonio Senzatela.
As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are compiling 3.9 runs/g, which puts them at 21st in the league. They have accounted for 70 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .318. The Phillies have hit 25 doubles as a squad and have knocked 18 baseballs out of the stadium. They have 66 runs batted in and 139 base knocks this year, and their batting average comes in at .241. Philadelphia has a slugging % of .382 and have been called out on strikes 178 times, while drawing a walk on 58 occasions.
The Phillies hold a team earned run average of 4.18 for the year (15th in the league), and their staff has rung up 159 batters. They have walked 51 opposing players and their FIP is 4.30 as a squad so far this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.12 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26. Phillies pitchers have conceded 25 home runs and also 76 runs in total (12th in the league).
Phillies pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 12 times in addition to having 19 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 2 holds on the season (30th in the league). The Phillies relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 42.9% and has come into the game in 9 save situations. They have earned 3 saves on the campaign and have blown 4 of their 7 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 21 runners on the season and 28.6% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Phillies have dispatched 53 relievers to the mound on the season.
The Phillies have converted 70.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 1,398 innings on the field, which has them ranked 14th in MLB. The Philadelphia Phillies have accumulated 466 putouts for the season, in addition to 147 assists and 8 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .987 which has them sitting 8th in baseball, and they have turned 117 double plays.
Nola has taken the mound for 867 innings and has tallied 950 strikeouts thus far in his career. His ERA is 3.43 (331 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.159. He has conceded 744 base hits (7.7 hits per nine innings) with 261 free passes. Nola (59-41 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.39 while facing 3,568 hitters in the major leagues.
The Rockies hold a team slugging percentage of .401 and they average 4.33 runs per outing (15th in MLB). They have tallied 29 doubles, while taking a walk 43 times as well as racking up 78 runs. Colorado has knocked in 20 long balls for the season to go along with 73 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 159 instances (21st in the league) and have tallied 134 hits. The Colorado Rockies have earned an OBP of .283 as well as a batting average of .229 for the year.
The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 81 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 4.21 (73 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 18 long balls and they yield 4.67 runs per 9 innings (17th in baseball). The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.417 in addition to having a FIP of 4.43 as a unit this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 1.79 (134 strikeouts vs 75 walks). They have a ranking of 21st in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 146.
Colorado has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 6 save opportunities and they have recorded 2 saves. They are ranked 30th in MLB holding a save percentage of 33.3%, and they have dispatched 60 relievers to the mound on the campaign. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 14 times in high leverage situations and on 16 occasions with base runners. Colorado relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 23.1% out of their 26 inherited runners. With 10 save situations, the Rockies have 4 holds in addition to 4 blown saves.
In 1,404 innings on the diamond, the Rockies have a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (13th in the majors). The Colorado Rockies have turned 14 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (7th in pro baseball). The Rockies have 175 assists, 8 errors and have accounted for 468 putouts on the season.
So far in his MLB career, Senzatela has allowed 477 hits while accumulating 299 punch outs in 443 innings. He has given up a total of 247 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.431 and a FIP of 4.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.90 and he has faced 1,928 batters during his career. Senzatela (33-28 career record) has earned a 5.02 earned run average and has given up 9.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-150)
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