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Under Cashing in Rockies' Phillies' Matchup

The Rockies will try to rebound tonight after dropping a 5-3 decision to the Phillies yesterday. They will charge Tyler Anderson (0-3, 3.03 ERA) with the task of pitching against Jared Eickhoff (6-9, 3.30 ERA) and the Philadelphia Phillies.

SHARK BITES
  • Philadelphia is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 road games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the last 5 games in this matchup.
  • Colorado is 5-1 in its last 6 games vs the Phillies.

Eickhoff has shown plenty of promise through his two years in the Majors but has struggled a bit on the road. He has a 4.53 ERA in eight starts away from home this year and could be in trouble tonight as he pitches in the thin air of Denver.

Rockies rookie Tyler Anderson will make his sixth career start tonight and the trends don’t look good for him. In every start he has made so far, he has given up progressively more runs as Major League hitters have started to figure him out. He has, however, pitched pretty well at home. In three starts at Coors Field, Anderson has posted a 2.50 ERA and struck out 20 batters in 18 innings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Philadelphia Phillies were 117 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 12 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.5-3.8 win for the Rockies on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Colorado (39-47) will face the 41-47 Phillies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Colorado Rockies sit at No. 23 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at No. 13 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Colorado Rockies No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.15 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies offense rated No. 29 and scoring 3.58 runs per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.41 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (7.98 per nine innings).

Colorado owns the No. 28 defense, allowing 5.15 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's No. 16-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia rolled to a 5-3 win against Colorado on Friday, as Vincent Velasquez and the Phillies' bats led the team to victory at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 13-3 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Colorado is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Colorado is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Colorado, Sunday, July 10th

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