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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Coors Field.

Righthander Jonathan Pettibone will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Pettibone is 0-0 this season with a 1.80 ERA.

Starting this game for the Rockies will be Tyler Chatwood. The righthander has a 6.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Braves at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +134 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Padres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +127 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 7-8 SU
Colorado: 8-9 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing Colorado
Philadelphia is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Colorado's last 19 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Colorado home to Philadelphia, Saturday, April 19