Rockies vs Phillies Prediction - MLB Picks 4/23/23
Philadelphia Phillies (10-12) vs Colorado Rockies (6-16)
Game Info: Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 12:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
Zack Wheeler (1-1) (4.79) vs Jose Urena (0-3) (9.82)
Betting Odds: Philadelphia Phillies -303 / Colorado Rockies +240 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Colorado Rockies will play the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 4 of their series on Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Colorado Rockies are 6-16 this season and they have lost 10 of their last 11 games. Colorado won Game 1 of this series by a score of 5-0 on Thursday. The Colorado pitching staff has a 5.38 ERA, a 1.52 WHIP, and a .272 opponent batting average this year. The Rockies offense has scored 83 runs with a .245 batting average and a .306 on base percentage. C.J. Cron is batting .257 with five home runs and 10 RBI’s for the Rockies. The projected starting pitcher for Colorado is Jose Urena, who is 0-3 with a 9.82 ERA and a 2.32 WHIP over 14.2 innings pitched this year.
The Philadelphia Phillies are 10-12 this season and they have won four of their last six games. Philadelphia has won Games 2 and 3 in this series by a score of 4-3 in both games. The Philadelphia pitching staff has a 4.90 ERA, a 1.40 WHIP, and a .250 opponent batting average. The Phillies offense has scored 95 runs with a .276 batting average and a .335 on base percentage this season. Brandon Marsh is batting .359 with three home runs and 11 RBI’s for the Phillies. The projected starting pitcher for Philadelphia is Zack Wheeler, who is 1-1 with a 4.79 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP over 20.2 innings pitched this season.
Colorado is 5-11 in their last 16 Sunday games and 10-28 in their last 38 games. The under is 4-1 in Colorado’s last 5 game four’s of a series. Philadelphia is 25-11 in their last 36 home games and 25-10 in their last 35 game four’s of a series. The over is 5-1 in Philadelphia’s last 6 Sunday games. Colorado is 1-7 in these two teams last 8 head to head meetings.
Colorado comes into this game really struggling and has lost 10 of their last 11 games. The Rockies have a 5.42 team ERA and will be starting Jose Urena, who has allowed eight earned runs over his last 9.2 innings pitched. The Phillies will start Zack Wheeler, who has struggled on the road, but has allowed three earned runs over 11.1 innings at home. I like the Phillies -1.5 in this game.