Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+120) Philadelphia (-140)
Citizens Bank Park is where the Philadelphia Phillies (6-10) will attempt to beat the Colorado Rockies (10-5) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Colorado at +120 and Philadelphia is coming in at -140. The over/under is 8. The men taking the mound will be German Marquez and Zach Eflin.
The Rockies have recorded 30 two-baggers as a team and have hit 15 baseballs out of the park. Colorado owns a slugging percentage of .426 and have been called out on strikes 120 times, while taking a walk on 42 occasions. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are earning 4.7 runs per game, which has them sitting at 8th in MLB. They have 66 RBI's in addition to 137 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average sits at .270. They have accounted for 71 runs scored and have an OBP of .333.
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The Rockies are sitting with a team ERA of 4.33 so far this year (23rd in the league), and their staff has rung up 104 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.26 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.44. Rockies pitchers have yielded 11 long balls in addition to 70 runs in total (23rd in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 46 hitters and their FIP sits at 3.74 as a unit on the campaign.
The Rockies have dispatched 52 relievers to the hill so far this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 37 runners for the season with 32.4% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have compiled 9 saves this season and have blown 3 of their 12 chances to save the game. The Rockies relief pitchers have a save rate of 75.0% and stepped onto the hill in 22 save situations. The relievers have accumulated 10 holds for the season (10th in baseball). Rockies pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 16 times and also have had 20 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rockies have turned 65.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 1,215 innings on the field, which ranks them 28th in MLB. The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 405 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 170 assists and 8 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which is 15th in the majors, and they have turned 22 double plays.
Marquez has taken the ball for 831 innings and has accumulated 829 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. Marquez (54-41 career record) has earned a FIP of 3.88 while he has gone up against 3,512 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.29 (396 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.272. He has given up 819 hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 239 free passes.
The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .320 and a team batting average of .251 on the season. They have struck out on 136 occasions (17th in MLB) and are sitting with 132 hits. Philadelphia has accumulated 15 long balls for the year to go along with 63 runs batted in. The Phillies hold a team slugging % of .406 and they are scoring 4.00 runs per game (15th in baseball). They have 32 doubles, while walking 48 times as well as scoring 64 runs.
The Phillies have a WHIP of 1.252 with a FIP of 3.63 as a pitching staff this season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.67 (136 strikeouts vs 51 walks). They have a ranking of 20th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 123. They have surrendered 12 homers and they relinquish 4.86 runs per 9 innings (25th in MLB). The Philadelphia pitching staff have allowed 75 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.73 (73 earned runs surrendered).
Philadelphia relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 44.0% out of 25 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 8 times in high leverage situations and on 16 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 10 save situations, the Phillies have recorded 5 holds and 1 blown save. They rank 9th in MLB with a save rate of 80.0%, and they have dispatched 53 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. Philadelphia has had relievers enter the game in 5 save opportunities and they have walked away with 4 saves.
In 1,251 innings on the field, the Phillies hold a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (21st in pro baseball). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 12 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (16th in the majors). The Phillies have 151 assists, 8 errors and have amassed 417 putouts this year.
Eflin (33-41 record in his career) holds a 4.57 ERA while giving up 9.7 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.37 and he has faced 2,551 opposing hitters so far in his career. He has allowed 303 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.321 and a FIP of 4.4. Thus far in his career, Eflin has conceded 641 hits and he has 499 K's in 597 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-140)
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