Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+120) Philadelphia (-140)
The Colorado Rockies (10-6) are en route to Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday where they will try to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies (7-10). The odds on this game have the Rockies at +120 and the Phillies are opening at -140. The total is 8. The expected starting pitchers are Ryan Feltner and Ranger Suarez.
The Rockies have accounted for 31 doubles as a squad and have hit 17 balls out of the park. Colorado has a slugging rate of .424 and have struck out 125 times, while drawing a walk on 44 occasions. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which is 9th in MLB. They have accrued 68 runs batted in in addition to 141 base knocks for the season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .263. They have tallied 73 runs while having a team OBP of .327.
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The Rockies have compiled a team earned run average of 4.34 so far this year (23rd in MLB), and the staff has struck out 112 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.44. Rockies pitchers have surrendered 12 home runs and also 78 total runs (25th in the league). They have walked 49 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.72 as a team this season.
The Rockies relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 75.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 22 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 39 runners for the season and 35.9% of those players earned a run for their team. Rockies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 17 times in addition to having 20 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 55 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. The relievers have recorded 10 holds so far this season (11th in the league). They have tallied 9 saves this season and have blown 3 of their 12 chances to get a save.
The Colorado Rockies have 429 putouts so far this season, as well as 176 assists and 11 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .982 which has them sitting 24th in professional baseball, and they have turned 23 double plays. The Rockies have transformed 65.5% of balls in play into outs in their 1,287 innings, which has them ranked 28th in pro baseball.
Feltner has thrown 6 innings and has accounted for 6 K's so far in his MLB career. Feltner (0-1 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 10.28 while he has gone up against 33 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 11.37 (8 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 2.211. He has given up 9 hits (12.8 hits per nine innings) and has 5 free passes.
Philadelphia is sitting with 16 long balls this year as well as 69 RBIs. They have 34 doubles, while taking a walk 51 times as well as scoring 72 runs. The Philadelphia Phillies have earned an on-base percentage of .319 as well as a team batting average of .252 on the year. The Phillies have a slugging percentage of .406 and they score 4.24 runs per contest (11th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 144 occasions (12th in MLB) and have notched a total of 141 hits.
The Phillies have a WHIP of 1.216 in addition to having a FIP of 3.74 as a unit this year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.66 (141 strikeouts against 53 walks). They come in at 19th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 127. They have allowed 14 home runs and they concede 4.68 runs per 9 innings (22nd in baseball). The Philadelphia pitching staff have yielded 77 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.44 (73 earned runs yielded).
With 12 save situations, the Phillies have compiled 7 holds and also 1 blown save. Philadelphia has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 5 save chances and they have recorded 4 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 9 times in high leverage situations and also on 18 occasions with base runners. Philadelphia bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 39.3% of 28 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 7th in baseball holding a save rate of 80.0%, and they have dispatched 57 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the year.
In 1,332 innings on the diamond, the Phillies hold a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (17th in pro baseball). The Philadelphia Phillies have gotten 15 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (18th in MLB). The Phillies have racked up 165 assists, 9 errors and have a total of 444 putouts so far this year.
In his career, Suarez has allowed 171 hits while earning 170 K's in 186 innings pitched. Suarez (16-8 career win-loss mark) has a 2.76 ERA while giving up 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 57 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.253 and having a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.74 and he has gone up against 777 opposing batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-140)
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