Colorado Rockies vs. Philadelphia Phillies Odds
Philadelphia (-130) is hosting this game as the favorite over Colorado (+120) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this night game at 8.5 runs. Odds for wagering on the game’s total sit at -105 for the over and -115 for the under. You can also bet on the game’s runline with the most recent odds coming in at Rockies +1.5 runs (-175) and Phillies -1.5 runs (+155).
The Rockies are 32-34 SU and have gone 30-35 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 1.6 units for moneyline gamblers and 4.8 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread only twice over its last seven games and the over has hit in six of those seven. The Phillies, on the other hand, are 34-30 SU and 29-34 ATS. They’ve gained 2.6 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 10.8 units ATS. Philadelphia has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven outings and the total has gone under in four of those seven.
Phillies games have a 27-32-4 over/under record so far in 2018. Colorado has an over/under record of 29-33-3.
Tyler Anderson will get the start for Colorado. The southpaw Anderson is 3-1 with a 4.81 ERA and 58 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Phillies this year and only made one start against them in 2017 (0-0, 1.29 ERA and seven strikeouts across seven innings).
The Phillies will turn to righty Nick Pivetta (4-5, 3.76 ERA), who’s got 76 punchouts and 18 walks as well as a WHIP of 1.16. Pivetta only made one start against the Rockies in 2017 (0-1, 27.00 ERA across two and 2-third innings).
Philadelphia’s pitching staff has given up 4.0 runs per game overall this year as a unit. The club’s starters have an ERA of 3.64, a WHIP of 1.20 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.0. The bullpen has a 3.91 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 9.4 K/9.
The Philadelphia hitters have put up 4.2 runs per outing, including 3.1 per game over its last 10 games and 3.8 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .184/.303/.283 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that span.
Right fielder Odubel Herrera and second baseman Cesar Hernandez have led the Phillies’ offense this year. Herrera is slashing .283/.345/.429 with seven home runs, 33 RBIs and 28 runs scored, and Hernandez’s line sits at .264/.376/.397 with seven homers, 22 RBIs, 44 runs and 10 stolen bases.
In the visiting dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 5.1 runs per game and its starters own a 4.66 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 8.33 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.22, along with a K/9 of 8.91.
Rockies hitters have slashed .246/.317/.408 on their way to 4.4 runs scored per game in 2018, including 5.7 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (0-5 SU).
Third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon continue to lead Colorado’s hitters. Arenado is slashing .307/.399/.537 with 12 home runs, 36 RBIs and 40 runs scored, while Blackmon (.286/.366/.510) has produced 13 homers, 31 RBIs and 50 runs scored.
The Rockies have gained 2.1 units and are 18-23 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 20 of those games, compared to 20 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Phillies have netted 2.1 units and are 8-10 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over’s hit in eight of those games, as opposed to nine which went under the total.
Colorado Rockies at Philadelphia Phillies MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Phillies, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER
Colorado has posted 26.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 25.0 over its last five.
The Rockies have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The Phillies have hit seven over their last 10.
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