Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction 4/15/2024

The Colorado Rockies (4-12) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Phillies (8-8) on Monday, April 15th. This game will be played at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and televised on NSPPH. Both the Rockies and Phillies are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Rockies vs Phillies

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The Rockies will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Blue Jays with a 5-0 loss. Colorado was the +215 underdog on the money line going into this road game. Things started off well for the Rockies, as they got on the board with a run in the 1st inning but gave up the lead right away as the Blue Jays scored two runs in the bottom of the first.

Colorado started Kyle Freeland, and he took the loss, going five innings and giving up four earned runs on seven hits. The Rockies also had only two hits, both of which were singles. Overall, it was a rough day at the office for the Rockies, and they’ll be looking to turn things around in their next game.

As the Rockies are on the road today vs. the Phillies, they are looking to snap a two-game losing streak, as they dropped the final two games of their series with the Blue Jays. Currently, the Rockies are in 5th place in the NL West, two games behind the Giants for 4th place and six games behind the Dodgers for the division lead.

So far, Colorado has been the underdog in all of their games, and they have yet to win a series this season at 0-5. At home, they are 2-4 compared to 2-8 on the road.

The Rockies are 7-9 against the run line this season, but they have been better at home, going 4-2. They are 3-7 against the run line on the road, and they have failed to cover the run line in their last two road games. Colorado is 0-0 against the run line as the favorite and 7-9 as the underdog.

The Colorado Rockies are on the road against the Philadelphia Phillies today, with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The Rockies’ games have averaged 10.8 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 9-7. The average over/under line for their games has been set at 10 runs, and when the line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 2-1. So far this season, 62.5% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8.5 runs, and their current under streak is at 2 games.

Cal Quantrill Gets The Start For The Rockies

Cal Quantrill and the Rockies are on the road to take on the Phillies. Quantrill has started 3 games this season, and he has taken the loss in both of his road starts. In his most recent outing, he went 6 innings, giving up 3 earned runs on 8 hits.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

If you’re looking at some player props for the Rockies, we have Elias Díaz with the 2nd highest home run projection on the team and 14th in the league today. Ryan McMahon has the highest home run projection on the team and 13th in the league. Nolan Jones is 2nd in terms of home run projections for the Rockies and 14th in the league.

Heading into their last game vs. the Pirates, the Phillies closed out the series with a 9-2 loss. This was especially tough, as they were the heavy favorite at -193. Things really got away from the Phillies in the 4th inning, as the Pirates scored four runs in the inning. Philadelphia’s offense scored their only two runs in the 3rd.

Zack Wheeler got the start for the Phillies and took the loss. He only lasted five innings, giving up four earned runs on five hits. The Phillies also issued three walks in the loss and hit just one home run.

With an overall record of 8-8, the Phillies are 2nd in the NL East, trailing the Braves by two games. The Phillies head into today’s game, having gone 4-6 at home and 4-2 on the road. Philadelphia is coming off a series loss, dropping the series two games to one vs. the Pirates.

Looking at Philadelphia’s series record, they are 2-2-1 so far. When favored, the Phillies are 6-6 this season and 2-2 as the underdog.

The Phillies have been a poor run line team overall this season, going 6-10 through their first 16 games. They have been slightly better on the road, where they are 3-3, compared to 3-7 at home. They have been favored in 12 of their 16 games and have gone just 4-8 in those contests.

The Phillies have played 16 games this season, and the over/under record in those games is 6-10. The average over/under line in their games is 8 runs, and the combined run average in their games is 8.1 runs. In the five games where the over/under line was set at 8.5 runs, the over/under record is 1-4. The Phillies’ games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs in just two of their 16 games this season, which is 12.5% of their games.

Aaron Nola Gets The Start For The Phillies

Coming off of a win in his last start, Aaron Nola will be making his first start at home this season. He has a win against the Nationals and a loss vs. the Braves, but his last outing was a strong one, as he went 6 innings and gave up 2 runs. Nola struck out 4 in his first start and 3 in his second.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

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For the Phillies, we like Trea Turner to have a solid game at the plate, as he has the highest hits projection on the team and the 3rd best odds to hit a home run. His home run projection is 9th best in the league today. Bryce Harper is our 2nd best bet to hit a home run for the Phillies and his odds are 5th best in the league. Kyle Schwarber has the highest odds to hit a home run for the Phillies and the 4th best odds in the league today.


Rockies vs Phillies Prediction


Our pick for today’s Rockies vs. Phillies game is to take the Rockies on the money line, as they are currently listed at +219. We actually have the Rockies winning this game by a final score of 5-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Aaron Nola finishing with six strikeouts, which is good, but we have him finishing with the second-most hits allowed among starters. As for Cal Quantrill, we have him finishing with four strikeouts, and he is projected to finish with the 11th most hits allowed.

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