Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction 4/17/2024

The Colorado Rockies (4-14) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Phillies (10-8) on Wednesday, April 17th. This game will be played at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and televised on NSPPH. 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 Rockies. First pitch is set for 6:05 ET.

Rockies vs Phillies

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It was all Philadelphia in the last game of this series, as the Phillies took down the Rockies by a score of 5-0. The Phillies offense only had two more hits than the Rockies and struck out eight times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were favored at -261 on the money line.

Ranger Suarez pitched a gem for the Phillies in this one, going nine innings and giving up just seven hits and zero earned runs. He finished the game with eight strikeouts and only issued one walk. Suarez got all the run support he needed in the first two innings, as the Phillies scored two runs in the first and added three more in the 2nd.

As for the Rockies, Austin Gomber got the start and took the loss, going just 5 1/3 innings and giving up three earned runs. He finished the game with four strikeouts but allowed one home run. Ryan McMahon went 2/4 at the plate, but the rest of the Rockies lineup combined for just five hits.

As the Rockies are on the road today vs. the Phillies, they are in the midst of a four-game losing streak, having a record of 4-14. In the NL West, they are in 5th place and trail the Dodgers by seven games. So far, they have yet to win a series this season (0-5).

When playing on the road, the Rockies are 2-10 compared to 2-4 at home. As the underdog, Colorado has a record of 4-14 this season and has lost four straight as the underdog.

Colorado has an overall run line record of 8-10, but they are just 4-8 on the road. Their average run differential is -2.2 runs per game, but they have been outscored by an average of -3.2 runs per game on the road. They have been a run line underdog in all 18 games so far this season.

The Rockies have gone under the total in four straight games, and their games have averaged 10 runs per game this season. The over/under record for Rockies games this season is 9-9, and their games have had an average total of 9 runs per game. Today’s total is set at 8 runs, and the Rockies have gone over that total in only one of their games this season.

Ryan Feltner Gets The Start For The Rockies

Ryan Feltner is on the mound for the Rockies as they take on the Phillies on the road. Feltner has had a solid start to the season, picking up a win in his last outing vs. the Blue Jays. In that game, he went 5 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 2 homers. He has 14 strikeouts in 11 innings so far this year.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

For the Rockies, we have Nolan Jones with the highest home run projection on the team and 13th best in the league today. Charlie Blackmon has the 10th best hits projection in the league today, while Kris Bryant has the best home run projection on the team and 13th best in the league. Elehuris Montero has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and Ezequiel Tovar is 2nd in terms of home run projections on the team.

With an overall record of 10-8, the Phillies are 2nd in the NL East, trailing the Braves by two games. The Phillies head into today’s game on a two-game winning streak, taking the final two games of their series with the Rockies. So far, they are just 6-6 at home and 4-2 on the road.

Looking at Philadelphia’s series record, they are 2-2-1 so far. As the favorite, the Phillies have gone 8-6 straight up compared to 2-2 as the underdog. They have also won their last two games as the favorite.

The Phillies have been a good bet on the run line in their last 11 games, going 7-4. They are 4-8 on the run line at home and 3-3 on the road. They have been favored in 14 games and are 5-9 on the run line in those games. Their average run differential is -0.4 runs per game, but they have been outscored by an average of 1.1 runs per game at home.

The Philadelphia Phillies have played 18 games this season, and the over has hit in six of them. The average over/under line in their games this season has been 8 runs, and the over/under line for today’s game against the Colorado Rockies is set at 8 runs. The over has hit in all four games this season when the over/under line has been set at 8 runs.

Cristopher Sánchez Gets The Start For The Phillies

Cristopher Sánchez is getting the start for the Phillies today, and he will be facing the Rockies at home. Sánchez has started 3 games so far this season, and he has taken the loss in both of his decisions. In his last start, he went 6 innings and gave up 4 hits, 3 walks, and 3 home runs.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

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For the Phillies, we have Trea Turner as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His total hits projection is 6th best in the league today. Bryce Harper has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and 11th best in the league. When it comes to home runs, Kyle Schwarber is our top projected player in the entire league today. Bryce Harper has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and 2nd best in the league.


Rockies vs Phillies Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Rockies vs. Phillies game is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8 runs. We see the Phillies coming out on top with a final score of 6-5. However, with the money line payout for a Phillies win sitting at -230, we prefer to take the over.

Looking at today’s starters, we have Cristopher Sanchez finishing with six strikeouts compared to Ryan Feltner with five. Sanchez is also predicted to go deeper into the game, finishing with six innings compared to Feltner with five.

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