Colorado Rockies vs. Philadelphia Phillies - 5/20/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (17-24) at Colorado Rockies (14-22)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
S Gonzalez (1-1) (10.56) vs. E Butler (2-4) (4.24)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -136 / Philadelphia Phillies +126 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The Colorado Rockies and the Philadelphia Phillies face off on Wednesday at Coors Field for game three of their MLB series.
The Colorado Rockies bounced back from Monday’s loss to the Phillies getting the win on Tuesday. Nick Hundley hit a home run and Troy Tulowitzki and Wilin Rosario each had two hits as the Rockies scored six runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis allowed eight hits and three runs while striking out five over 6.0 innings to not get a decision as Scott Oberg got the win and John Axford earned his fifth save. For Wednesday’s game the Rockies start Eddie Butler who has allowed 39 hits and 16 runs while striking out 23 over 34 innings for a 2-4 record and a 4.24 ERA.
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The Philadelphia Phillies battled on Tuesdya but couldn’t make it stand up as they lost game two in Colorado. Maikel Franco had three hits and Grady Sizemore and Freddy Galvis each had hits as the Phillies scored five runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Aaron Harang allowed three hits and three runs while striking out seven over 6.0 innings to not get a decision as Justin De Fratus took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Phillies start Severino Gonzalez who has allowed 15 hits and nine runs while striking out five over 7.2 innings for a 1-1 record and a 10.57 ERA.
Colorado is 7-20 in their last 27 games, 2-6 as a home favorite, and 1-4 in Butler’s last five starts. Philadelphia is 4-1 against the NL West, 8-22 in their last 30 road games, and 6-21 as a road underdog. Philadelphia is 37-15 in their last 52 games in Colorado.
The total is set at 10but even that looks too low and my free pick is the over. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.