Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, May 14, 2023

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Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, May 14, 2023

MLB Predictions

Two of the league’s top hitters will meet Sunday when the Philadelphia Phillies (20-19) and Colorado Rockies (16-24) take to the field at 3:10 PM ET, live on SportsNet RM. Nicholas Castellanos is batting .325 for the Phillies (-166 favorites on the moneyline) while Elias Diaz leads the underdog Rockies (+142) with a .327 average.

Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola gets the start, and he’ll go against Colorado’s Kyle Freeland.

Phillies vs. Rockies Odds

  • Phillies odds to win: -166
  • Rockies odds to win: +142
  • Spread: Phillies -1.5
  • Total: 10.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, May 14, 2023
  • Time: 3:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet RM

Who Will Win Phillies vs. Rockies?

Phillies and Rockies Betting Trends

The Phillies have been the moneyline favorite 24 total times this season. They’ve gone 15-9 in those games.

Philadelphia has a 5-3 record (winning 62.5% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -166 or shorter.

The Rockies have been underdogs in 33 games this season and won 14 (42.4%) of those contests.

This season, Colorado has won eight of its 23 games, or 34.8%, when it’s the underdog by at least +142 on the moneyline.

The Phillies have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 39 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 17 of those games (17-21-1).

So far this season, the Rockies and their opponents have hit the over in 16 of their 40 games with a total.

Phillies Stats & Insights

The Phillies have the No. 14 offense in baseball scoring 4.4 runs per game (173 total runs).

Philadelphia ranks 17th in MLB action with 42 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The Phillies rank sixth in the majors with a .264 batting average.

Philadelphia’s nine strikeouts per game rank 20th in baseball.

The Phillies pitching staff ranks fifth in MLB with a collective 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings.

Philadelphia has a 4.72 team ERA that ranks 23rd across all MLB pitching staffs.

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies have scored 173 runs (4.3 per game) this season, which ranks 14th in MLB.

Colorado has hit just 32 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the majors.

The Rockies’ .254 batting average ranks 12th in the league this season.

Colorado ranks 17th with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.

The Rockies strike out eight batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 25th in MLB.

Colorado has the 24th-ranked ERA (4.77) in the majors this season.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

Nola makes the start for the Phillies, his ninth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 4.44 ERA and 39 strikeouts through 48 2/3 innings pitched.

Castellanos leads Philadelphia in batting average (.325) this season while adding five home runs and 25 RBI.

Alec Bohm is a key run producer for Philadelphia with a .269 average, four homers and 28 RBI.

Brandon Marsh has 33 hits this season and a slash line of .300/.408/.555.

Trea Turner is batting .256 with an OBP of .307 and a slugging percentage of .402 this season.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

The Rockies will send Freeland (3-4) to the mound for his ninth start this season.

Charlie Blackmon has eight doubles, three home runs and 17 walks while hitting .276.

Kris Bryant is hitting .296 with five doubles, five home runs and 14 walks.

Diaz has accumulated a team-best batting average of .327.

Jurickson Profar is batting .235 with eight doubles, five home runs and 18 walks.

Phillies and Rockies Injuries

Phillies: Darick Hall: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Cristian Pache: 10 Day IL (Knee), José Alvarado: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Noah Song: 15 Day IL (Back), Rafael Marchan: 60 Day IL (Hand), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)

Rockies: Ryan Feltner: 15 Day IL (Skull), German Márquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Dinelson Lamet: 15 Day IL (Back), Noah Davis: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 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)

Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rockies 6, Phillies 5
  • Total Prediction: Under 10.5 runs
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