Free MLB Pick: Rockies vs. Phillies Odds
Looking for Colorado Rockies vs. Philadelphia Phillies free MLB predictions? MLB betting sees the Rockies taking on the Phillies on Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA. Cappers picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all MLB baseball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily MLB predictions like this Rockies Phillies free pick.
2021 MLB Handicapping
(63-77) Colorado Rockies vs. Philadelphia Phillies (71-68)
Date: Thursday, September 9th, 2021
Time: 7:05 PM ET
Venue: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA
Projected Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela (COL) vs. Ranger Suarez (PHI)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rockies +175 | Phillies -195
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Phillies -1.5 (-145)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8
The Colorado Rockies take on the Philadelphia Phillies in the first of a four-game NL series Thursday night from Citizens Bank Park
Colorado opens a challenging 10-game road trip in this one. Most teams are better at home which is especially the deal with the Rockies. They are one of the worst road teams in the majors where they stand at 18-50 on the season.
The Rockies are averaging 4.56 runs on the season, placing them 13th in the Majors. The pitching staff has tallied a 4.82 team ERA, pegging them 26th overall.
Philadelphia is playing meaningful games in September. They trail Atlanta by only 2.5 games atop the NL East and play them later this month. The Phillies return home where they won 3 consecutive home games before a 5-3 record on their road trip.
The Phillies are scoring an average of 4.59 runs per game, ranking them 13h in the big leagues. The pitching staff enters with a 4.43 team ERA, placing them 19th overall.
Outfielder Bryce Harper is having an MVP caliber season as he continues to try and makeup for lost production as Rhys Hoskins is out for the season. The 28 year old is batting .303 (10th), has 29 HR’s (18th), and an absurd 1.012 OBP (2nd).
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rockies are 63-77 overall
- Rockies are 18-50 on the road
- Phillies are 71-68 overall
- Phillies are 39-28 at home
Colorado Rockies vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Prediction:
The Phillies are playing with confidence and are targeting first place in the NL East. They stand at 8-3 in their last 11 games entering Wednesday night.
Furthermore, the Rockies are a completely different team on the road where they are 32 games below the .500 mark. Antonio Senzatela owns a subpar 4.56 ERA on the road this season as well.
The Phillies are at the point in the year where they need to grab winnable games and there is no bigger opportunity than playing Colorado at home.
Take Philly in the opener.
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