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Phillies vs. Rockies - 5/31/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Colorado Rockies (20-26) at Philadelphia Phillies (19-31)
Date & Time Sunday May 31, 2015, 1:35 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies -115 / Colorado Rockies +105 --- Over/Under: 8.5
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MLB | Colorado Rockies (20-26) at Philadelphia Phillies (19-31)

The Colorado Rockies look to sweep the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday afternoon.

The Colorado Rockies look to stay hot after winning six of their last seven games. The Rockies have scored 15 runs in their last three games and nine of their last 10 games. The Rockies have won six straight games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 51 hits and 23 RBI while Nolan Arenado and Troy Tulowitzki have combined for 53 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have won five of their last seven road games. Jordan Lyles gets the nod, and he’s 2-5 with a 5.10 ERA and 28 strikeouts this season. Lyles is 1-1 with a 3.41 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.

The Philadelphia Phillies look to snap a six-game losing streak. The Phillies have scored three runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last nine games. The Phillies have lost seven straight when scoring three or less runs. The Philadelphia Phillies have won five of their last seven home games. Ben Revere leads Philly with 51 hits and 15 RBI while Ryan Howard and Chase Utley have combined for 46 RBI. Jerome Williams takes the hill, and he’s 3-4 with a 5.33 ERA and 32 strikeouts this season. Williams is 1-1 with a 4.68 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.

The Rockies are 35-74 in their last 109 Sunday games and 0-5 in Lyles' last 5 starts. The Phillies are 7-17 in their last 24 during game 3 of a series and 1-5 in Williams' last 6 starts. The Rockies are 7-21 in the last 28 meetings in Philadelphia.

Would you back the Phillies with the way they're playing? Me neither. The Phillies are what they thought they were. Pure trash and struggle to get in the win column. The plus money here is a steal. 

Colorado Rockies +105

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