Philadelphia Phillies at Colorado Rockies Matchup

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Jean Segura and the Philadelphia Phillies are ready to take the field against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in a Saturday night game. This NL matchup gets underway at 8:10 p.m. ET and fans can catch the game on both ATRM and NSPA.

Philadelphia Phillies at Colorado Rockies Odds

Sportsbooks have Colorado (+110) as the underdog to Philadelphia (-120). You can play matchup’s total with current odds listed at -115 for over 10.5 runs and -105 for under 10.5. There’s a runline of Phillies -1.5 (+125) and Rockies +1.5 (-145) for this matchup.

The Rockies are 8-12 straight up (SU) and 8-11 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 5.5 units for moneyline bettors and 4.7 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven. The Phillies are 11-8 SU and have gone 8-10 against the spread. In total, the club has accumulated 2.1 units for moneyline bettors in this young season, but have lost 1.1 units ATS. Philadelphia is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.

Rockies games have a 6-11-2 over/under record so far in 2019. The Phillies have an over/under record of 11-7.

Aaron Nola will get the start for the visiting Phillies. The right-handed Nola (1-0, 7.45 ERA) has recorded 19 strikeouts in 19.1 innings so far. He has yet to face the Rockies this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (1-0, 1.35 ERA and 10 strikeouts over 6.2 innings).

The Rockies will turn to righty Antonio Senzatela (1-0, 1.35 ERA), who’s got four strikeouts and one walks as well as a WHIP of 1.05. Senzatela only made one start against the Phillies in 2018 (0-0, 1.93 ERA and four strikeouts across four and 2-third innings).

Philadelphia’s pitchers have allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starters own a 4.66 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 7.50 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.12, along with a K-per-9 of 9.69.

Phillies hitters have slashed .255/.353/.441 on their way to 5.6 runs scored per game this season, including 5.0 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Shortstop Jean Segura and outfielder Bryce Harper have led Philadelphia’s hitters. Segura is hitting .328/.384/.478 with 22 hits, 10 RBIs and 13 runs scored. Harper (.296/.438/.549) is up to 21 hits, four homers, 11 RBIs and 13 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Colorado’s pitching staff has given up 4.3 runs per game overall in 2019. The club’s starting pitching staff has a 4.38 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.36 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 8.5 K/9.

The Colorado offense has put up 3.5 runs per outing, including 3.8 per game over its last 10 games and 5.4 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .250/.316/.500 over its last five games and is 5-0 SU during that span.

The Rockies’ batters have been led by shortstop Trevor Story and third baseman Nolan Arenado. Story is hitting .256/.314/.462 with five home runs, 12 RBIs and 13 runs scored, and Arenado’s line is .247/.303/.407 with three homers, 12 RBIs and 12 runs.

The Phillies have gained 3.7 units and are 7-8 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in nine of those games, as opposed to six that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Rockies have lost 4.0 units and are 4-7 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has cashed in four of those games, compared to six that went under the total.

Phillies vs. Rockies Free MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in four of Philadelphia’s last seven games.
  • Philadelphia has posted 24.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 26.4 over its last five.
  • Both teams have hit 12 home runs over their last 10 games.
  • The Phillies have a team OPS of .794 this season and an OPS of .798 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS stands at .637 overall and .618 against righties.