Philadelphia Phillies vs Tampa Bay Rays


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Today’s matchup is between the Philadelphia Phillies (28-29) and the Tampa Bay Rays (37-20). The Phillies have won 1 of their last 6 games, while the Rays have won 7 of their last 9 games.

The Phillies are starting Zack Wheeler (LHP), who is 4-1 on the season pitching a 2.67 ERA, 3.23 FIP, .284 wOBA, K% of 17.5%, BB% of 4.7%, 85.9 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.13 WHIP in 64.0 innings pitched.

The Rays are starting John Curtiss (RHP), who is 3-0 on the season with a 1.85 ERA, 3.61 FIP, .257 wOBA, K% of 24.2%, BB% of 3.3%, 92.1 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.86 WHIP in 24.1 innings pitched.

The Phillies are the 30th best in the Majors in Relieving Pitching, while the Rays are 4th.

On the hitting side, the Phillies have a .334 wOBA and a .340 OBP. The Rays have a .320 wOBA and a .323 OBP. The Phillies have 81 HRs this season while the Rays have 79 HRs.

I like the Phillies here, they have the better pitcher but when they go to their bullpen it could get pretty close like last game.

  • Philadelphia are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
  • Philadelphia are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Tampa Bay.
  • Philadelphia are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 11 games.
  • Tampa Bay are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games against Philadelphia.