Juan Nicasio faces Kyle Kendrick in MLB odds action
Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Odds
Coors Field hosts an MLB battle between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
The Rockies will rely on Juan Nicasio to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Kendrick will be his counterpart for the Phillies. Juan Nicasio is 4-2 this season, and Kyle Kendrick is 6-4.
The Phillies were listed as +-124 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 10.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
This game matches up the No. 5 (Rockies) and the No. 10 (Phillies) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Colorado owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the National League at 9.6 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.3 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
Philadelphia was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as -137 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Phillies enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Twins on Thursday, with Cliff Lee throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at Target Field.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Nationals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at +130 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado suffered a 5-4 loss against Washington on Thursday, as Jeff Francis wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Phillies at Rockies trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Colorado's last 16 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Colorado, Saturday, June 15