Phillies vs. Rockies Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/26/2022

by | Apr 26, 2022

Two of the league’s top power hitters meet Tuesday when the Philadelphia Phillies (7-10) and Colorado Rockies (10-6) take the field at 6:45 PM ET. Kyle Schwarber has four home runs for the Phillies (-165 favorites on the moneyline) while C.J. Cron has four homers this season for the Rockies (+141). Philadelphia’s Zach Eflin gets the start, and he’ll go against Colorado’s German Marquez.

Phillies vs. Rockies Spread and Betting 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 -165 +141 8 -113 -107 -1.5 +127 -152

Computer Predictions for Phillies vs. Rockies

Our computer pick: Colorado Rockies (+141) and Over (8)

Phillies vs. Rockies Game Info

  • Philadelphia Phillies probable starting pitcher: Zach Eflin
  • Colorado Rockies probable starting pitcher: Germán Márquez
  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:45 PM ET
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies Pitching Matchup

Eflin Márquez
3 GS 3
0-1 W-L 0-0
5.27 ERA 4.67
13.2 IP 17.1
3 BB 3
12 SO 13

Phillies Starter Zach Eflin

  • Eflin gets the start for the Phillies, his fourth of the season. He is 0-1 with a 5.27 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 13 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His last time out came on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies, when the right-hander went 5 2/3 innings, surrendering four earned runs while giving up nine hits.
  • The 28-year-old has put up an ERA of 5.27, with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings, in three games this season. Opponents are hitting .315 against him.
  • The opposing Rockies offense has the second-ranked slugging percentage (.425) and is sixth in MLB play with 17 home runs. It has a collective .265 batting average, and is fourth in MLB with 142 total hits and eighth in MLB play scoring 73 runs.
  • Eflin has thrown 5 2/3 innings, giving up four earned runs on nine hits while striking out five against the Rockies this season.

Rockies Starter Germán Márquez

  • Marquez (0-0) will take the mound for the Rockies, his fourth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed eight hits in six innings against the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched in three games this season with an ERA of 4.67, 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings and an opponent batting average of .292.
  • In three starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in one of them.
  • Marquez has two starts of five or more innings this season in three chances. He averages 5.2 innings per outing.
  • The Phillies are batting .252 this season, sixth in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .406 (seventh in the league) with 16 home runs.
  • The Phillies have gone 8-for-26 with a double, three home runs and four RBI in one game against the right-hander this season.
  • The 27-year-old’s 4.67 ERA ranks 46th, 1.385 WHIP ranks 45th, and 6.8 K/9 ranks 41st among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign.

Phillies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Phillies have won six, or 46.2%, of the 13 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Philadelphia has entered five games this season favored by -165 or more and is 3-2 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Phillies, based on the moneyline, is 62.3%.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have gone over the total this season in seven of their 17 opportunities.
  • The Phillies are 7-10-0 ATS in their 17 games with a spread this season.

Rockies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rockies have been victorious in eight, or 66.7%, of the 12 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Colorado has been victorious two times in four chances when named as an underdog of at least +141 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Rockies have an implied victory probability of 41.5% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Contests with Colorado have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in six of 16 chances this season.
  • The Rockies have an against the spread record of 9-7-0 in 16 games with a line this season.

Phillies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Bryce Harper has put up a team-high 13 runs batted in.
  • Harper’s home runs place him 24th in MLB, and he ranks seventh in RBI.
  • Harper has collected a hit in four straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .250 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI.
  • Nicholas Castellanos is batting .317 to lead his team.
  • Including all major league hitters, Castellanos ranks 24th in homers and 38th in RBI.
  • Alec Bohm is hitting .314 with two doubles, a home run and five walks.
  • Schwarber’s four home runs pace his team.
  • Schwarber is riding a two-game hitting streak into this one. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Bryce Harper 17 .231 .297 .462 3 13 15
Nicholas Castellanos 17 .317 .380 .540 3 9 20
Alec Bohm 15 .314 .364 .457 1 10 11
Kyle Schwarber 16 .177 .261 .419 4 11 11
Rhys Hoskins 17 .232 .368 .393 1 4 13

Rockies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Connor Joe leads the team in batting average with a high-water mark of .322.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, Connor Joe ranks 10th in home runs and 109th in RBI.
  • Connor Joe carries an eight-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 games he is batting .325 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs, four walks and three RBI.
  • C.J. Cron has been a reliable source of runs this year, leading the lineup with six home runs and 17 runs batted in.
  • Cron ranks first in homers and third in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Randal Grichuk has three doubles, two home runs and three walks while hitting .400.
  • Charlie Blackmon is batting .264 with three doubles, two home runs and five walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Connor Joe 15 .322 .412 .627 4 6 19
C.J. Cron 16 .266 .294 .625 6 17 17
Randal Grichuk 11 .400 .457 .625 2 9 16
Charlie Blackmon 14 .264 .328 .434 2 8 14
Kris Bryant 15 .281 .338 .351 0 4 16

Betting Tips for Phillies vs. Rockies

After taking a look at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup, our best bet is the Rockies on the moneyline at +141. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 8 runs.

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