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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Coors Field.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Cole Hamels in this game. Hamels has a 2-9 record and a 4.45 ERA this season.
The Rockies will counter Hamels with Jhoulys Chacin. Righthander Chacin has a 4.52 ERA to go along with a 4-3 record this season.
The Phillies were a 10-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors.
Philadelphia: 33-36 SU
Colorado: 36-33 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
Philadelphia is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia's last 18 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Philadelphia is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Colorado's last 18 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Colorado is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Colorado is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia home to Washington, Monday, June 17
Colorado at Toronto, Monday, June 17