Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Philadelphia Phillies (9-12) are favorites (-181) on the moneyline when they square off against the Colorado Rockies (6-15) Saturday at 3:05 PM ET, live on NBCS-PH+.

Philadelphia’s Cristopher Sanchez and Colorado’s Kyle Freeland have been named the starters for this contest.

Phillies vs. Rockies Odds

  • Phillies odds to win: -181
  • Rockies odds to win: +154
  • Spread: Phillies -1.5
  • Total: 10.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • Time: 3:05 PM ET
  • TV: NBCS-PH+

Who Will Win Phillies vs. Rockies?

Phillies and Rockies Betting Trends

The Phillies have put together a 7-6 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 53.8% of those games).

Philadelphia has a 3-3 record (winning 50% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -181 or shorter.

The Rockies have been underdogs in 15 games this season and won four (26.7%) of those contests.

Colorado is 3-7 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +154 or more on the moneyline.

The Phillies have played in 21 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-11-0).

So far this season, the Rockies and their opponents have hit the over in 10 of their 21 games with a total.

Phillies Stats & Insights

The Phillies are the 16th-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.3 runs per game (91 total).

Philadelphia ranks 20th in MLB action with 19 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.

The Phillies are third in MLB with a .279 batting average.

Philadelphia’s batters strike out 9.6 times per game, the 29th-most in the majors.

The Phillies pitching staff is 14th in MLB with a collective 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings.

Philadelphia has the 23rd-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.99).

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies have scored 80 runs (3.8 per game) this season, which ranks 23rd in MLB.

Colorado’s 19 home runs rank 20th in Major League Baseball.

The Rockies have a team batting average of .246 this season, which ranks 17th among MLB teams.

Colorado ranks 21st with an average of 9.0 strikeouts per game.

The Rockies have an 8.2 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in the majors.

Colorado has the 27th-ranked ERA (5.37) in the majors this season.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

Sanchez starts for the first time this season for the Phillies.

Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia in runs batted in with 16 and has a batting average of .308.

Brandon Marsh’s batting average of .355 leads all Philadelphia hitters this season.

Trea Turner has collected 28 base hits, an OBP of .370 and a slugging percentage of .429 this season.

Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia in home runs with five while driving in 10 runs and slugging .456.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

The Rockies will send Freeland (2-1) to the mound for his fifth start this season.

Kris Bryant is hitting .291 with four doubles, three home runs and eight walks.

Elias Diaz is hitting .323 to lead his team.

Charlie Blackmon is batting .284 with five doubles, a home run and nine walks.

Ryan McMahon’s 12 runs batted in pace his team.

Phillies and Rockies Injuries

Phillies: Darick Hall: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Bryce Harper: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Andrew Bellatti: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Nick Nelson: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Noah Song: 15 Day IL (Back), Ranger Suárez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Rafael Marchan: 60 Day IL (Hand), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)

Rockies: Randal Grichuk: 10 Day IL (Hernia), German Márquez: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Antonio Senzatela: 15 Day IL (Knee), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brendan Rodgers: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Kinley: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sean Bouchard: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Phillies 6, Rockies 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 10.5 runs
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