Rockies at Phillies - 5/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (19-26) at Philadelphia Phillies (19-30)
MLB Baseball: Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
C Bettis (1-0) (4.19) vs. C Hamels (5-3) (2.99)
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies / Colorado Rockies --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-RM, NBC-10
The Colorado Rockies and Philadelphia Phillies begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Colorado Rockies look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Rockies have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last eight games. The Rockies have won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 50 hits and 23 RBI while Nolan Arenado and Troy Tulowitzki have combined for 49 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have split their last eight road games. Chad Bettis gets the nod, and he’s 1-0 with a 4.19 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. Bettis is 0-0 with a 2.70 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
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The Philadelphia Phillies look to snap a four-game losing streak. The Phillies have scored seven runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Phillies have lost five straight games when scoring three or less runs. Freddy Galvis and Ben Revere have combined for 100 hits and 27 RBI while Ryan Howard has 24 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have won five straight home games. Cole Hamels takes the hill, and he’s 5-3 with a 2.98 ERA and 67 strikeouts this season. Hamels is 4-3 with a 3.34 ERA and 52 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 15-36 in their last 51 during game 1 of a series and 1-5 in Bettis' last 6 road starts. The Phillies are 7-3 in their last 10 games following an off day and 4-0 in Hamels' last 4 starts. The Rockies are 17-35 in the last 52 meetings in Philadelphia and 15-38 in the last 53 meetings overall.
The Phillies have been solid on their home field as of late. Hamels also isn't a bad bet, as he's proven he still has a little left in the tank.