Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 4/20/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-105) Colorado (-115)
The Colorado Rockies (7-3) will try to beat the Philadelphia Phillies (4-7) at Coors Field on Wednesday. The odds on this game have Philadelphia at -105 while Colorado is coming in at -115. The total has been set at 11.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Zach Eflin and German Marquez.
The Phillies have tallied 25 doubles as a team and have hit 10 balls out of the park. Philadelphia owns a slugging percentage of .399 and have been called out on strikes 90 times, while drawing a walk on 36 occasions. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are notching 3.9 runs per contest, which puts them at 20th in baseball. They have 42 RBI's and 87 hits this year, while their average at the plate is .244. They have notched a total of 43 runs scored and have an OBP of .320.
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The Phillies have compiled a team earned run average of 5.02 on the season (26th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 91 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.39 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.31. Phillies pitchers have surrendered 10 home runs and also 55 runs in total (26th in baseball). They have walked 38 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.13 as a team on the campaign.
Phillies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 12 times in addition to having 2 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 3 holds for the year (23rd in the league). The Phillies relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 100.0% and stepped onto the hill in 5 save situations. They have earned 2 saves on the year and have blown 0 of 2 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 20 base runners on the year and 45.0% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Phillies have dispatched 36 relief pitchers to the hill for the season.
The Philadelphia Phillies have a tally of 285 putouts this season, in addition to 110 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which has them sitting 19th in professional baseball, and have a total of 10 double plays. The Phillies have turned 69.0% of balls in play into outs out of 855 innings on the field, which has them sitting 23rd in professional baseball.
Eflin (33-41 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.44 and he has faced 2,525 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 632 base knocks (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 148 free passes. His ERA is 4.55 (299 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.318. Eflin has taken the ball for 591 frames and has 494 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career.
Colorado has 11 home runs for the season as well as 45 runs batted in. They have recorded 23 doubles, while walking 29 times as well as racking up 50 runs. The Colorado Rockies have recorded an OBP of .348 and a team batting average of .282 so far this season. The Rockies hold a team SLG% of .457 and they score 5.00 runs per outing (7th in the league). They have struck out on 79 occasions (21st in baseball) and have notched a total of 96 base knocks.
The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.352 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.44 as a unit over the course of the season. They are sitting at 26th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 92. The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 39 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.36 (34 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.19 (68 strikeouts vs 31 walks). They have allowed 5 home runs and they give up 3.86 runs per 9 innings (11th in MLB).
Colorado relievers have an inherited score rate of 31.0% of 29 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 16 times in high leverage situations and also on 13 occasions with runners on base. With 16 save situations, the Rockies have accumulated 7 holds and 2 blown saves. They are currently ranked 10th in baseball holding a save percentage of 77.8%, and they have dispatched 35 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the season. Colorado has had relievers enter the contest in 9 save opportunities and they have come away with 7 saves.
In their 819 innings on the diamond, the Rockies have a efficiency on defense of 66.8% (27th in MLB). The Colorado Rockies have turned 15 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .979 (25th in the majors). The Rockies have racked up 109 assists, 8 errors and have amassed 273 putouts this season.
During his pro baseball career, Marquez has surrendered 811 base hits and he has 824 strikeouts in 825 frames. Marquez (54-41 career mark) has earned a 4.27 earned run average while giving up 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded 392 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.269 and a FIP of 3.8. His K/BB ratio is 3.48 and he has faced 3,484 batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (-115)
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