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MLB Betting Line Favors the Colorado Rockies over the Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies get a visit from the Colorado Rockies in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Jon Gray gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Colorado Rockies on Friday; he's 8-5 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with Jake Thompson, who will be looking to improve on his 0-1 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 131 for the Philadelphia Phillies in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-4.8 result in favor of the Rockies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies sport a record of 53-63 heading into this matchup, while the Colorado Rockies sit at 56-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 22 and the Colorado Rockies at No. 2 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Philadelphia Phillies No. 28-rated offense, averaging 3.72 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 27 at 5.07 in runs allowed per game. The Philadelphia Phillies have averaged 8.03 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.37 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 19-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado got the job done in their last match in a 12-9 victory over Texas on Thursday at Globe Life Park behind starter C Bettis.

Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Dodgers, a 6-2 final on Wednesday in support of J Hellickson at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 14-5 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Colorado is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Colorado is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Philadelphia, Saturday, August 13th