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The Colorado Rockies will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Righthander Jeff Manship will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Manship is 0-2 this season with a 7.20 ERA.
Starting this game for the Phillies will be Ethan Martin. The righthander has a 6.28 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
The Rockies were a 7-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at -144 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Dodgers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -115 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
Colorado: 58-67 SU
Philadelphia: 54-69 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Colorado is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games when playing Philadelphia
Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games when playing Colorado
Philadelphia home to Colorado, Tuesday, August 20