Rockies vs. Phillies - 7/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (41-48) at Colorado Rockies (40-47)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 4:10 pm (Coors Field)
Zach Eflin (1-2) (4.29) vs. T Chatwood (8-4) (3.08)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -180 / Philadelphia Phillies +170 --- Over/Under: 12 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies and Colorado Rockies end their four-game series Sunday afternoon.
The Philadelphia Phillies look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Phillies have scored 10 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 13 games. The Philadelphia Phillies offense is rolling at the moment, and they’ve won nine straight games when scoring more than three runs. Odubel Herrera leads Philadelphia with 96 hits, Cesar Hernandez has 21 RBI and Maikel Franco has 17 home runs. Zach Eflin gets the nod, and he’s 1-2 with a 4.30 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. This will be Eflin’s first career game against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies could use a win after losing eight of their last 11 games. The Rockies have scored 22 runs in their last three games and seven or more runs in seven of their last 14 games. The Colorado Rockies offense has also been hot, and they’ve won six of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Carlos Gonzalez leads Colorado with 106 hits, Nolan Arenado has 70 RBI and Charlie Blackmon has 12 home runs. Tyler Chatwood takes the hill, and he’s 8-4 with a 3.08 ERA and 57 strikeouts this season. Chatwood is 2-0 with a 2.12 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 6-14 in their last 20 during game 4 of a series and 4-1 in their last 5 vs. National League West. The Rockies are 10-4 in their last 14 Sunday games and 6-2 in Chatwoods last 8 starts. The Phillies are 39-19 in the last 58 meetings.
Again, I don't trust the Phillies offensive firepower against a Rockies team that rakes and consistently puts runs on the board, especially at Coors. Give me the Rockies to get the job done.