Jean Segura and the Philadelphia Phillies will be taking the field versus the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in a Friday night game. The opening pitch is scheduled for 8:40 p.m. ET and this NL matchup will be shown on ATRM and NSPA.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies Odds
Colorado (-115) is favored against Philadelphia (+105) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this game at 10.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total stand at -105 for the over and -115 for the under. There’s a runline of Phillies +1.5 (-200) and Rockies -1.5 (+170) for this matchup.
The Phillies have gone 11-7 SU this year and are 8-9 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 3.1 units for moneyline gamblers through the early part of the season and 0.9 units ATS. Philadelphia is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the over has hit in five of those seven. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 7-12 SU and 7-11 ATS. The team’s lost 6.5 units for moneyline bettors and 6.4 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven.
Colorado games have had an over/under record of 6-10-2 so far in 2019. The Phillies have an over/under record of 11-6.
Vince Velasquez will get the start for the visiting Phillies. The right-handed Velasquez (0-0, 2.25 ERA) has racked up eight strikeouts in 12 innings so far. This is his first outing against Colorado this year. He made two starts against the Rockies in 2018, putting together a 1-1 record against them with a 6.97 ERA and eight strikeouts.
The Rockies are sending righty German Marquez (2-1, 2.00 ERA) to the mound. Marquez has 25 punchouts and six walks as well as a 0.70 WHIP. Marquez made two starts against the team in 2018, compiling a 1-1 record in 2018, putting together a 1-1 record with a 4.15 ERA and 19 strikeouts.
Philadelphia’s pitching staff allowed 5.1 runs per game and its starters own a 4.74 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 7.21 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.21, along with a WHIP of 1.43.
The Phillies offense has slashed .249/.349/.445 on its way to 5.8 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.1 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).
Shortstop Jean Segura and catcher J.T. Realmuto have led Philadelphia’s hitters. Segura is slashing .328/.384/.478 with 22 hits, 10 RBIs and 13 runs scored, while Realmuto is hitting .277 with 18 hits, three homers, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored.
For the home team, Colorado’s pitching staff has given up 4.4 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starting pitching staff has a 4.42 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.58 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 8.5 K/9.
Colorado’s hitters have produced 3.4 runs per contest, including 4.0 per game over its last 10 games and 5.0 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .253/.307/.482 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.
Third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story have led the way for the Rockies’ batters so far. Arenado is hitting .263/.321/.434 with three home runs, 12 RBIs and 12 runs scored, and Story’s line sits at .260/.321/.438 with four homers, 11 RBIs and 12 runs.
The Phillies have gained 3.7 units and are 7-8 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in nine of those games, compared to six that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Rockies have lost 5.0 units and are 3-7 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over’s cashed in four of those games, compared to five that’ve gone under.
Phillies at Rockies MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Phillies, O/U – UNDER
- The under has hit in five of Colorado’s last seven games.
- Colorado has posted 20.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 21.8 over its last five.
- The Phillies have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.
- The Phillies have an OPS of .794 this season and an OPS of .801 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS stands at .632 overall and .602 versus righties.