Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 4/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-130) Colorado (+110)
Coors Field is where the Colorado Rockies (6-3) will meet the Philadelphia Phillies (4-6) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have the Phillies at -130 and the Rockies open at +110. The total is 11.5. The starting pitchers are Kyle Gibson and Kyle Freeland.
As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are knocking in 4.2 runs per game, which puts them at 16th in MLB. They have accounted for 42 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .329. The Phillies have hit 24 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 10 balls out of the park. They have 41 RBI's in addition to 82 base knocks for the year, and their batting average comes in at .252. Philadelphia has a slugging percentage of .417 and have been called out on strikes 85 times, while being walked on 34 occasions.
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The Phillies have a team earned run average of 5.07 this season (26th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 86 hitters. They have walked 35 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.09 as a team so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.46 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.29. Phillies pitchers have given up 9 home runs and 51 runs in total (26th in the league).
The Phillies relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 100.0% and has entered the game in 5 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 19 base runners so far this season and 42.1% of those runners crossed home plate. Phillies pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 11 times as well as having 2 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have dispatched 33 relievers to the hill on the year. The bullpen have a total of 3 holds this season (23rd in the league). They have recorded 2 saves for the season and have missed out on 0 of 2 chances to get a save.
The Phillies have turned 69.1% of balls in play into outs in their 783 innings, ranking them 21st in pro baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have notched a total of 261 putouts so far this season, as well as 95 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .981 which has them ranked 23rd in professional baseball, and they have twisted 10 double plays.
Gibson (80-84 mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.27 while he has gone up against 5,792 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. He has given up 1,380 base knocks (9.2 hits per nine innings) with 489 free passes. His ERA is 4.44 (665 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.386. Gibson has taken the hill for 1,348 innings and has accumulated 1,074 strikeouts in his MLB career.
Colorado has hit 10 long balls this season to go along with 42 runs batted in. They have notched 19 two-baggers, while taking a walk 26 times and putting up 46 runs. The Colorado Rockies have tallied a team on-base percentage of .347 and a batting average of .280 on the year. The Rockies hold a team slugging percentage of .450 and they average 5.11 runs per game (6th in MLB). They have struck out on 74 occasions (21st in the league) and have accounted for 87 base hits.
The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 38 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.62 (33 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 5 home runs and they allow 4.17 runs per 9 innings (12th in baseball). The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.415 with a FIP of 3.52 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.17 (63 strikeouts vs 29 free passes). They are currently ranked 27th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 87.
With 13 save situations, the Rockies have earned 5 holds in addition to 2 blown saves. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 8 save opportunities and they have tallied 6 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 15 times in high leverage situations and also on 12 occasions with base runners. Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.3% out of 27 inherited runners. They rank 9th in MLB with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 31 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
In their 738 innings played, the Rockies have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 65.4% (28th in MLB). The Colorado Rockies have turned 14 double plays and have a fielding rate of .977 (27th in baseball). The Rockies have recorded 100 assists, 8 errors and have earned 246 putouts this year.
Thus far in his career, Freeland has surrendered 701 base knocks while he has totaled 517 K's in 663 innings. Freeland (40-42 career record) is the owner of a 4.28 ERA while allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 315 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.415 and a FIP of 4.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.18 and he has faced 2,870 opposing hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (+110)
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