Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, May 24, 2024

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The Philadelphia Phillies (37-14) visit the Colorado Rockies (16-33) at 8:40 PM ET Friday in a meeting between two of the league’s best hitters. Alec Bohm is batting .323 this year (ninth in the league) for the favored Phillies (-207), while Elias Diaz ranks 10th in the majors with a .320 average for the underdog Rockies.

Philadelphia’s Cristopher Sanchez gets the start, and he’ll go against Colorado’s Ty Blach.

Phillies vs. Rockies Odds

  • Phillies odds to win: -207
  • Rockies odds to win: +174
  • Spread: Phillies -1.5
  • Total: 11 runs
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    Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, May 24, 2024
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: COLR
  • Who Will Win Phillies vs. Rockies?

    Phillies and Rockies Betting Trends

    The Phillies have been favored on the moneyline 43 total times this season. They’ve finished 32-11 in those games.

    When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -207 or shorter, Philadelphia has gone 9-1 (90%).

    This season, the Rockies have been the underdog 49 times and won 16, or 32.7%, of those games.

    Colorado is 4-12 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +174 or more on the moneyline.

    The Phillies have played in 51 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 25 times (25-23-3).

    The Rockies’ games have gone over the total in 26 of their 49 chances.

    Phillies Stats & Insights

    The Phillies are the top-scoring team in MLB action averaging 5.4 runs per game (277 total).

    Philadelphia averages 1.2 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB play with 60 total home runs.

    The Phillies are second in MLB with a .260 batting average.

    Philadelphia strikes out 8.4 times per game, the No. 17 average in the majors.

    The 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Phillies pitching staff ranks second in the majors.

    Philadelphia has a 3.14 team ERA that ranks third across all MLB pitching staffs.

    Rockies Stats & Insights

    The Rockies rank 22nd in the majors with 199 total runs scored this season.

    Colorado has hit 42 homers this season, which ranks 24th in the majors.

    The Rockies’ .246 batting average ranks 11th in the league this season.

    Colorado is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.6 strikeouts per game.

    The Rockies average just 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, worst in the majors.

    Colorado has pitched to a 5.30 ERA this season, which ranks 30th in baseball.

    Phillies Key Players to Watch

    Sanchez (2-3 with a 3.31 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 49 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Phillies, his 10th of the season.

    Bohm is batting .323 with 46 RBI, both of which are tops among Philadelphia hitters this season.

    Bryce Harper’s 12 home runs are most among Philadelphia batters. He’s driven in 37 runs this season while slugging .544.

    Bryson Stott has collected 39 base hits, an OBP of .372 and a slugging percentage of .429 this season.

    Kyle Schwarber is batting .223 with an OBP of .350 and a slugging percentage of .386 this season.

    Rockies Key Players to Watch

    Blach (1-2) will take to the mound for the Rockies and make his fourth start of the season.

    Ryan McMahon paces the Rockies with nine home runs and 30 runs batted in.

    Brenton Doyle has 10 doubles, two triples, five home runs and 16 walks while hitting .273.

    Ezequiel Tovar has 15 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and eight walks while batting .274.

    Charlie Blackmon is batting .226 with seven doubles, three triples, a home run and 15 walks.

    Phillies and Rockies Injuries

    Phillies: Trea Turner: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Rafael Marchan: 10 Day IL (Back), Yunior Marte: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Dylan Covey: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Ortiz: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Michael Rucker: 15 Day IL (Hand)

    Rockies: Nolan Jones: 10 Day IL (Back), Jake Bird: 15 Day IL (Elbow), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Daniel Bard: 60 Day IL (Knee), Kyle Freeland: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction

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