Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/28/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+165) Philadelphia (-195)
Citizens Bank Park is the site where the Philadelphia Phillies (8-10) will attempt to defeat the Colorado Rockies (10-7) on Thursday. The moneyline on this game has Colorado at +165 while Philadelphia is coming in at -195. The total is set at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start are Antonio Senzatela and Zack Wheeler.
The Rockies have recorded 33 doubles as a team and have hit 19 baseballs out of the park. Colorado is slugging .424 and have been rung up 131 times, while drawing a walk on 47 occasions. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are recording 4.5 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 10th in the league. They have amassed 71 RBI's as well as 147 hits for the year, and their team batting average is sitting at .258. They have notched a total of 76 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .324.
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Rockies pitchers have given up 13 home runs and 88 runs in total (27th in the league). They have walked 53 batters and their FIP sits at 3.77 as a team so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.25 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.46. The Rockies have a team earned run average of 4.53 this year (26th in the league), and the staff has struck out 119 hitters.
The Rockies have sent 58 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. The relievers have inherited 41 runners on the season with 36.6% of them earned a run for their team. They have earned 9 saves over the course of the season and have blown 3 out of their 12 save opportunities. The Rockies bullpen have earned a save percentage of 75.0% and has entered the game in 22 save situations. The relievers have a total of 10 holds for the season (11th in the league). Rockies pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 19 times as well as having 20 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rockies have turned 65.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 1,359 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 30th in MLB. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with 453 putouts so far this season, as well as 183 assists and 13 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .980 which is 24th in professional baseball, and they have turned 23 double plays.
Senzatela has taken the ball for 593 frames and has 398 K's in his career. His earned run average is 4.84 (319 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.422. He has surrendered 658 hits (10.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 185 walks. Senzatela (37-36 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.40 and he has faced 2,570 batters during his time in the major leagues.
Philadelphia has tallied 17 HRs this season as well as 77 runs batted in. They have hit 37 two-baggers, while walking 55 times as well as putting up 82 runs. The Philadelphia Phillies hold a team on-base percentage of .323 and a batting average of .255 on the season. The Phillies hold a team slugging % of .410 and they are scoring 4.56 runs per game (8th in the league). They have struck out on 151 occasions (15th in baseball) and have a total of 152 base hits.
The Philadelphia pitching staff have allowed 80 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.36 (76 earned runs given up). They have given up 16 home runs and they allow 4.59 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league). The Phillies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.204 in addition to having a FIP of 3.88 as a pitching staff so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.63 (147 strikeouts vs 56 walks). They come in at 18th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 133.
Philadelphia relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.3% out of their 28 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 9 times in high leverage situations and on 18 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 12 save situations, the Phillies have accumulated 7 holds in addition to 1 blown save. They are ranked 7th in the league with a save rate of 80.0%, and they have sent 60 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year. Philadelphia has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 5 save chances and they have earned 4 saves.
The Philadelphia Phillies have gotten 15 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (16th in baseball). The Phillies have 174 assists, 9 errors and have earned a total of 471 putouts so far this year. In 1,413 innings on the diamond, the Phillies are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 71.2% (11th in MLB).
In his MLB career, Wheeler has surrendered 953 base knocks while he has accumulated 1,037 punch outs in 1,046 frames. He has allowed a total of 415 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.232 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.09 and he has faced 4,382 batters in his pro baseball career. Wheeler (62-53 career mark) is the owner of a 3.57 ERA while giving up 8.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-195)
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