Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, May 12, 2023

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Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, May 12, 2023

MLB Predictions

Nicholas Castellanos, batting .322 this season, leads the Philadelphia Phillies (18-19) into a matchup with one of the league’s other top hitters, Elias Diaz (.333 AVG) and the Colorado Rockies (16-22). Castellanos and the Phillies are -130 favorites on the moneyline for the matchup at Coors Field, beginning at 8:40 PM ET live on SportsNet RM.

Taijuan Walker takes the mound for Philadelphia while Austin Gomber is Colorado’s starter for the contest.

Phillies vs. Rockies Odds

  • Phillies odds to win: -130
  • Rockies odds to win: +110
  • Spread: Phillies -1.5
  • Total: 11 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, May 12, 2023
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Phillies vs. Rockies?

Phillies and Rockies Betting Trends

The Phillies are 13-9 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 59.1% of those games).

Philadelphia has a record of 9-6 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -130 or shorter (60% winning percentage).

This season, the Rockies have been the underdog 31 times and won 14, or 45.2%, of those games.

Colorado has a record of 12-15, a 44.4% win rate, when it’s set as an underdog of +110 or more by sportsbooks this season.

The Phillies have played in 37 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 17 times (17-19-1).

Games involving the Rockies have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 16 of 38 chances this season.

Phillies Stats & Insights

The Phillies have the No. 21 offense in baseball scoring 4.3 runs per game (160 total runs).

Philadelphia averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 19th in baseball with 39 total home runs .

The Phillies rank fifth in the majors with a .265 batting average.

Philadelphia strikes out 9 times per game, the No. 19 mark in baseball.

The pitching staff for the Phillies has a collective 9.5 K/9, the fifth-best in the majors.

Philadelphia’s 4.82 team ERA ranks 24th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies have scored the 15th-most runs in the league this season with 166 (4.4 per game).

Colorado’s 32 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.

The Rockies have a team batting average of .254 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.

Colorado ranks 17th in strikeouts per game (8.7) among MLB offenses.

The Rockies average the 25th-most strikeouts per nine innings (eight) in the league this season.

Colorado has pitched to a 4.71 ERA this season, which ranks 22nd in baseball.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

Walker (3-2 with a 5.97 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 34 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Phillies, his eighth of the season.

Castellanos leads Philadelphia with a .322 batting average. He’s also hit five homers and has 24 RBI.

Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia in runs batted in with 25 while batting .270 with three homers.

Brandon Marsh is slashing .311/.416/.575 this season for the Phillies.

J.T. Realmuto has collected 34 hits this season and has an OBP of .302. He’s slugging .479 on the year.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

The Rockies’ Gomber (3-4) will make his eighth start of the season.

Charlie Blackmon is batting .274 with eight doubles, three home runs and 17 walks.

Kris Bryant is batting .301 with five doubles, five home runs and 14 walks.

Diaz leads the Rockies with 18 runs batted in while accumulating a team-high batting average of .333.

C.J. Cron has shown off his power as he leads his team with six home runs.

Phillies and Rockies Injuries

Phillies: Cristian Pache: 10 Day IL (Knee), Darick Hall: 10 Day IL (Thumb), José Alvarado: 15 Day IL (Elbow), 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: German Márquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Dinelson Lamet: 15 Day IL (Back), Noah Davis: 15 Day IL (Elbow), 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), Antonio Senzatela: day-to-day (Forearm)

Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rockies 6, Phillies 5
  • Total Prediction: Under 11 runs
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