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The Colorado Rockies and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Citizens Bank Park.
Righthander Chad Bettis will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Bettis is 0-2 this season with a 5.30 ERA.
Starting this game for the Phillies will be Kyle Kendrick. The righthander has a 4.36 ERA to go along with a 10-10 record this season.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -175 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Colorado: 59-69 SU
Philadelphia: 56-70 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Colorado is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games when playing Philadelphia
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Colorado is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado
Philadelphia is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing Colorado
Colorado at Miami, Friday, August 23
Philadelphia home to Arizona, Friday, August 23