Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Sunday May 31st, 2015. At 1:35 PM EST.
The (20-26) Colorado Rockies of the National League West Division will stay in “THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE”. For the finale of the three-game series. Colorado will play the (19-31) Philadelphia Phillies of the National League Central in 2015 Baseball action. The teams will play at Citizens Bank Park in the South section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Colorado Rockies have taken a step back from last season and must upgrade their roster. Philadelphia maybe the worst team in all of baseball this season. The opening betting line has the Colorado as a -115 road favorite Against The Spread. The betting odds total is 8′ runs for Sunday’s game.
The 2015 Colorado Rockies have won five of their last six baseball contests, including a 4-1 road win in game one of the series on Friday May 29th. Colorado is at the bottom of the standings in the NL West, eight games out of first place. The Rockies are 12-13 on the road this season. Second Baseman DJ LeMahieu leads the team at the plate with a .329 batting average, fifty hits and a .382 on-base percentage. Third Baseman Nolan Arenado has a team-high ten home runs and thirty RBI S. The Rockies have hit forty-nine home runs as a team. The pitching staff allow the opposition a .422 slugging percentage. Colorado will start a nine-game homestand on Monday June 1st as they will host the Dodgers. First Baseman Justin Morneau is on the 15-day disabled list with a head injury. Left Fielder Corey Dickerson is still out with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. The betting odds over the total are 6-2 the Rockies last eight MLB games on Sunday’s. The team is only 18-52 their last seventy away from the “MILE HIGH CITY”. The Colorado Rockies are 6-4 their last ten MLB Handicappers Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total six times and staying under the betting odds total four. The Colorado Rockies will have Right Hander Eddie Butler, who is (2-5) with a 4.60 ERA on the mound for the last game of the series. The Radford University product pitched six innings, giving up nine hits and four runs in his last start on May 25th, a 5-4 win in Cincinnati. Bovada.Lv has the Colorado Rockies at 100/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant. Colorado has some injuries but has been playing well of late. Colorado is 3-8 their last eleven as a betting odds favorite.
The 2015 Philadelphia Phillies have dropped five MLB games in a row, the teams are playing on Saturday May 30th. Philadelphia is last in the division, ten games out of first place. The Phillies are 12-11 at home this season. Shortstop Freddy Galvis is the leader at the plate with a .296 batting average, has fifty hits and a .350 on-base percentage. First Baseman Ryan Howard has a team-high ten home runs, and twenty-four RBI S. Philadelphia has only hit twenty-six home runs as a unit this season. The pitching rotation has given up forty-five long balls to the opposition this season. The Phillies hit the road for six games beginning on Tuesday June 2nd in Cincinnati. Philadelphia is 17-35 their last fifty-two baseball contests on Sunday’s. The Phillies are 38-16 their last fifty-four meetings between the teams. The Philadelphia Phillies are only 2-8 their last ten baseball games overall, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total five. Right, Hander Jerome Williams, who is (3-4) with a 5.33 Earned Run Average, will be on the hill. The 6’3″ 240 pound Honolulu, Hawaii native threw six innings, giving up five hits and three runs in his last start a 5-4 road win in New York on May 26th. The Philadelphia Phillies are 500/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Championship.