Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/19/2022

by | Apr 19, 2022

Seeking their fourth win of the year, the Philadelphia Phillies (3-7) are favorites (-126) on the moneyline when they take on the Colorado Rockies (7-3) Tuesday at 8:40 PM ET. Philadelphia’s Kyle Gibson gets the start, and he’ll go against Colorado’s Kyle Freeland.

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Phillies vs Rockies Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Phillies -126 +108 11 -117 -103 -1.5 +122 -145

Computer Predictions for Phillies vs. Rockies

Our computer pick: Colorado Rockies (+108) and Under (11)

Phillies vs. Rockies Game Info

  • Philadelphia Phillies probable starting pitcher: Kyle Gibson
  • Colorado Rockies probable starting pitcher: Kyle Freeland
  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Stadium: Coors Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Pitching Matchup

Gibson Freeland
2 GS 2
1-1 W-L 0-2
3.09 ERA 10.00
11.2 IP 9.0
3 BB 4
16 SO 7

Phillies Starter Kyle Gibson

  • Gibson (1-1) gets the starting nod for the Phillies, his third this season.
  • In his last time out on Thursday, the right-hander tossed 4 2/3 innings against the Miami Marlins, giving up four earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • In two appearances this season, he has a 3.09 ERA and 12.3 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are hitting .175 against him.
  • He will face off against a Rockies offense that ranks first in MLB with 95 total hits (on a .279 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .455 (second in MLB) with 11 total home runs (sixth in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 34-year-old ranks 29th in ERA (3.09), 16th in WHIP (.857), and seventh in K/9 (12.3).

Rockies Starter Kyle Freeland

  • The Rockies will send Freeland to the mound for his third start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw 5 1/3 innings, giving up five earned runs while allowing nine hits against the Chicago Cubs.
  • He has an ERA of 10.00, a batting average against of .350 and 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings in two games this season.
  • In two starts this season, Freeland has lasted five or more innings one time, with an average of 4.2 innings per appearance.
  • The Phillies rank 13th in MLB with a .235 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks ninth in the league (.395) and 10 home runs.

Phillies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Phillies have won three of the seven games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Philadelphia has entered seven games this season favored by -126 or more and is 3-4 in those contests.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 55.8% chance of a victory for the Phillies.
  • Philadelphia’s games have gone over the total in four of their 10 chances.
  • The Phillies are 3-7-0 ATS in their 10 games with a spread this season.

Rockies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rockies have been underdogs in six games this season and have come away with the win five times (83.3%) in those contests.
  • This season, Colorado has been victorious five times in six chances when named as an underdog of at least +108 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rockies have a 48.1% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Colorado and its opponents have gone over the total this season in three of their 10 opportunities.
  • The Rockies have an against the spread mark of 6-4-0 in 10 games with a line this season.

Phillies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • The Phillies best power option comes in the form of Bryce Harper and his two-homer seven-RBI season, both team highs.
  • Harper’s home runs rank him 21st in MLB, and he is 23rd in RBI.
  • Harper brings a hitting streak of two games into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with two doubles, two home runs, two walks and six RBI.
  • Nicholas Castellanos’ two home runs pace his team.
  • Castellanos ranks 21st in home runs and 55th in RBI on the year.
  • Castellanos enters this game looking for his fourth game in a row with a hit. In his last five games he is batting .278 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and two RBI.
  • J.T. Realmuto paces the Phillies with a team-high batting average of .333.
  • Realmuto is on a three-game hitting streak entering this contest. In his last five games he is batting .450 with a double and two walks.
  • Rhys Hoskins has four doubles, a home run and seven walks while hitting .233.
Bryce Harper 10 .211 .295 .447 2 7 8
Nicholas Castellanos 10 .243 .317 .514 2 5 9
J.T. Realmuto 9 .333 .389 .455 1 2 11
Rhys Hoskins 10 .233 .378 .467 1 4 7
Jean Segura 7 .292 .346 .583 2 2 7

Rockies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • C.J. Cron paces the Rockies in home runs (five) and runs batted in (10).
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Cron’s home run total ranks first and his RBI tally ranks fifth.
  • Connor Joe’s .359 batting average paces his team.
  • Joe ranks 21st in home runs and 89th in RBI among all MLB hitters this year.
  • Kris Bryant has four doubles and three walks while hitting .343.
  • Elias Diaz is batting .303 with three doubles and a home run.
C.J. Cron 10 .317 .349 .780 5 10 13
Connor Joe 10 .359 .468 .641 2 4 14
Kris Bryant 9 .343 .375 .457 0 4 12
Elias Díaz 9 .303 .303 .485 1 4 10
Ryan McMahon 9 .219 .324 .406 1 4 7

Betting Tips for Phillies vs. Rockies

After analyzing all of the key trends and stats for this matchup, our best bet is the Rockies on the moneyline at +108. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going under the total of 11 runs.

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