Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 5/24/2024

The Philadelphia Phillies (37-14) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (16-33) on Friday, May 24th. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on None. The Phillies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rockies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Athletics. First pitch is set for 8:40 ET.

Phillies vs Rockies

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The Phillies’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Rangers, closing out their series with a 5-2 win. After allowing one run to the Rangers in the top of the 2nd, the Phillies responded with three runs of their own. Philadelphia went on to add another two runs in the 4th inning.

Zack Wheeler put together a good start for the Phillies, going seven innings and giving up just two runs on five hits. He only had five strikeouts in the outing and got the win.

Philadelphia is currently 37-14 overall, and they lead the NL East by six games over the Braves. The Phillies have won six straight games, and they closed out their series vs. the Rangers with three straight wins. So far, they have gone 11-5 in divisional matchups.

At home, the Phillies have gone 22-8 this year, and they are 15-6 on the road. Looking at how they have fared as the favorite, the Phillies are 32-11 this year. They have also been good in night games, going 24-7 this year. Philadelphia’s series record is 11-2-4 this year, and they have won two straight series.

The Phillies are 29-22 against the run line this season, including a 13-8 mark on the road. They have covered the run line in four straight games when favored and are 24-19 overall in that situation. Their average run margin in wins is +3.8, compared to -3.5 in losses.

Philadelphia is on the road in Colorado today, and the O/U line is set at 11 runs. The Phillies’ games have averaged 9.0 runs per game this season, and their O/U record is 25-23. Their games have had an average O/U line of 8 runs this season. So far this season, none of their games have had an O/U line set at 11 runs.

Cristopher Sánchez Gets The Start For The Phillies

Left-hander Cristopher Sánchez gets the start for the Phillies today as he faces the Rockies on the road. He has made nine starts this year and has a record of 2-3 with a 3.31 ERA. Sánchez has a WHIP of 1.45 and batting average allowed of .262. In his four innings, he has turned in four quality starts and is averaging 8.63 strikeouts per nine innings. Sánchez most recently faced the Nationals, where he went seven innings, giving up two earned runs, and finished with eight strikeouts. He didn’t give up a homer in that outing. Sánchez has given up a homer in three straight outings.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

Philadelphia comes into today’s game as the best offensive team in the league, averaging 5.4 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.8 runs per contest. The Phillies are also the league’s top on-base percentage team, and they are 2nd in team batting average (.260).

Over the team’s last nine games, Alec Bohm has gone 11/37 (.297) with three runs and 13 RBIs. For the season, he is hitting .323 with a team-high 46 RBIs. Bryce Harper has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 12/32 in his last eight games with three homers and eight RBIs. Harper is 5th in the league with 12 homers and is 7th in the league with 37 RBIs.

The Rockies will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Athletics with a 10-9 loss. Colorado was the +101 underdog on the money line going into this road game. Things looked good for the Rockies early, as they got on the board with two runs in the 1st inning but gave up the lead right away as the Athletics scored three times in the bottom of the first.

Ryan Feltner put together a good start for the Rockies, going six innings and not giving up a run. However, the Colorado bullpen couldn’t close things out, and the Rockies ended up taking the loss. Brenton Doyle was hot at the plate, going 2/5 with two RBIs and a run scored. The Rockies also had three other players with two hits.

With a record of 16-33, the Rockies are 5th in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by 15.5 games. So far, they have gone just 8-12 in divisional matchups. Colorado has won four straight games at home, and they are 9-12 at home this year.

As for their play on the road, the Rockies have gone just 7-21 this season. Colorado opens a series with the Phillies today, and they are 2-13-1 in series this year. Their overall series record is 2-13-1. As the underdog, the Rockies are 16-33 this year, and they have yet to be the favorite in a game.

The Rockies have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 26-23 overall. They are 11-10 at home and 15-13 on the road. Their average run margin is -1.5 runs per game, and they have been a better bet against the run line as the underdog, going 26-23 in those games. Their average run margin in their wins is +3.4 runs per game, while it is -3.9 runs per game in their losses.

The Rockies have played 49 games this season, and their games have had an average of 9.6 runs per game. They have an over/under record of 26-23, and the average over/under line in their games has been 9 runs. When the over/under line has been set at 11 runs, their games have gone over the total 2 times and under 3 times. Only 8.2% of their games have had over/under lines set at 11 runs or higher.

Ty Blach Gets The Start For The Rockies

Colorado is sending left-hander Ty Blach to the mound today vs. the Phillies. Blach has made three starts and six appearances this season, and he has a record of 1-2 with a 5.14 ERA. Opposing batters are hitting .325 this season off Blach, and his WHIP is currently 1.43. In his most recent outing, Blach took the loss, giving up six earned runs in three innings of work. Before that, he had picked up the win, going five innings and giving up just one earned run. Blach has allowed at least one homer in three of his last four outings.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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Over the past 10 games, Ezequiel Tovar has been swinging a hot bat for the Rockies, going 14/47 (.298) with four homers and eight RBIs. Ryan McMahon has also hit four homers in this stretch, batting .279. For the season, McMahon is hitting .298 with a team-high 30 RBIs and nine homers, which is 8th best in the MLB. Tovar is 2nd on the team with seven homers.

As a team, the Rockies are batting .246, which is 9th in the league, and are averaging 4.1 runs per game. This is the 20th best mark in the league. Colorado has been a better offensive team at home, averaging 4.3 runs per game, compared to just 3.9 on the road. So far, they have been one of the league’s best teams at putting the ball in play, as their .32 BABIP is the best in the MLB.

Phillies vs Rockies Prediction

Based on the money line, we like the Rockies to pick up a win today over the Phillies. The payout for a Rockies win is sitting at +170, and with our predicted final score being 7-5 in favor of the Rockies, this is the bet we would recommend.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Ty Blach going for the Rockies and Cristopher Sánchez for the Phillies. Blach is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which would have him ranked 20th among all starters. As for Sánchez, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which would have him ranked 11th.

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