Phillies at Rockies 9/24/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies
MLB: 8:40 PM EST
Sep. 24, 2018
Latest Odds : COL -160 O/U 11
The Philadelphia Phillies open a four-game series on the road Monday at Coors Field against the Colorado Rockies. The Phillies lost to the Atlanta Braves on Saturday 5-3 and their faint hopes of reaching the postseason were dashed. The Phillies folded down the stretch and have now lost three straight heading to Mile High City.
Colorado won its second straight on Saturday defeating Arizona 5-1. With the win, the Rockies remained 1 ½ games behind first place Los Angeles in the National League West. Antonio Senzatela gave up just three hits over seven solid innings. The Rockies also trail St. Louis by 1 ½ games for the second NL wildcard spot.
Odubel Herrera leads Philadelphia with a .255 batting average. Cesar Hernandez has a team high in hits with 147. Rhys Hoskins leads the team in home runs with 32 and in RBIs with 93. Philadelphia has a team batting average of .236 while opposing hitters are averaging .246 at the plate against Phillies pitching. On Monday, the Phillies will send Zach Eflin to the mound. The right-hander this season is 11-7 with an ERA of 4.09, 120 Ks and 34 BBs.
Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with a .292 batting average, in home runs with 34 and RBIs with 102. Charlie Blackmon leads in hits with 170. Colorado has a team batting average of .254 while opposing hitters are averaging the same .250 at the plate against Rockies pitching. On Monday, the Rockies will send Tyler Anderson to the mound. The lefthander this season is 6-9 with an ERA of 4.76, 159 Ks and 56 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Philadelphia is 4-10 in its last 14
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Phillies last 6 on the road
Colorado has won 26 of its last 37 at home
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Rockies last 8 overall
Free Betting Pick: Colorado Rockies -160
Colorado is battling for its postseason life while Philadelphia has little to play for. The Rockies must continue to win to keep pace with both the Dodgers and Cardinals. The Phillies have lost each of Eflin’s last 5 starts on the road and 7 of the right-hander’s last 8 starts against NL West teams. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rockies win 9-5.