Philadelphia
Phillies
Stadium Citizens Bank Park
81-81 Overall | NL EAST 4th
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Phillies.2467742154.53
Schedule
Regular season
Sat  9/21
@
Indians
W9-4
Sun  9/22
@
Indians
L1-10
Mon  9/23
@
Nationals
L2-7
Tue  9/24
@
Nationals
L1-4
Tue  9/24
@
Nationals
L5-6
Wed  9/25
@
Nationals
L2-5
Thu  9/26
@
Nationals
L3-6
Fri  9/27
vs
Marlins
W / 155-4
Sat  9/28
vs
Marlins
W9-3
Sun  9/29
vs
Marlins
L3-4
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 60/1, 1.6% (#14). Our projection recommends not betting on them to win it all. Their 0.3% chance is #13 in the league. In simulations, they win the NL 0.9% of the time and are not a good value at 30/1, 3.2%. They are projected to win 84 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 89. Their playoff chances stand at 13.2% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #7 in the NL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 70.5-64.5. At 70-65 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-673 units). They are not good against the spread (64-71) for a -513 loss. Their under-over record is 68-64 with 3 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Cincinnati Reds. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Their average run differential is -0.1 which ranks #9 in the NL, but their rank based on win percentage is #6. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #8 ranked team in run differential in home games, vs #13 in road games. Based on run differential, they are trending up. Their average run differential in their past 11 games is +0.36 (#5 over this stretch).

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Bryce Harper who is projected to be the #6 outfielder the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
52 Alvarez, Jose RP5-1119005/06/19897No College
64 Arano, Victor RP6-222002/07/19953No College
49 Arrieta, Jake SP6-422503/06/198610TCU
23 Bruce, Jay LF6-323004/03/198712No College
54 Davis, Austin RP6-422502/03/19932No College
51 De Los Santos, Enyel RP6-317012/25/19952No College
31 Dickerson, Corey LF6-121005/22/19897No College
58 Dominguez, Seranthony RP6-118511/25/19942No College
56 Eflin, Zach SP6-621104/08/19944No College
48 Eickhoff, Jerad SP6-424407/02/19905No College
7 Franco, Maikel 3B6-122908/26/19926No College
66 Garcia, Edgar RP6-117910/04/19961No College
9 Gosselin, Phil LF6-120010/03/19887Virginia
73 Grullon, Deivi C5-1124002/17/19961No College
3 Harper, Bryce RF6-323010/16/19928No College
40 Haseley, Adam CF6-1185No College
16 Hernandez, Cesar 2B5-1016705/23/19907No College
37 Herrera, Odubel CF5-1120612/29/19915No College
17 Hoskins, Rhys 1B6-424003/17/19933No College
25 Hughes, Jared RP6-724007/04/19859No College
96 Hunter, Tommy RP6-325007/03/198612Alabama
47 Irvin, Cole RP6-419001/31/1994No College
4 Kingery, Scott CF5-1018004/29/19942Arizona
15 Knapp, Andrew C6-120411/09/19913California
22 McCutchen, Andrew LF5-1119510/10/198611No College
33 Miller, Brad 3B6-221510/18/19897Clemson
46 Morgan, Adam RP6-120802/27/19905Alabama
28 Morin, Mike RP6-422005/03/19916North Carolina
8 Morrison, Logan 1B6-224008/25/198710No College
50 Neris, Hector RP6-222706/14/19896No College
93 Neshek, Pat RP6-322109/04/198013No College
12 Nicasio, Juan RP6-425208/31/19869No College
27 Nola, Aaron SP6-220006/04/19935LSU
53 Parker, Blake RP6-322506/19/19857Arkansas
67 Pirela, Jose LF5-1121511/21/19896No College
43 Pivetta, Nick RP6-521002/14/19933No College
24 Quinn, Roman CF5-1017005/14/19933No College
61 Ramos, Edubray RP5-1122512/19/19924No College
10 Realmuto, J.T. C6-121303/18/19916No College
30 Robertson, David RP5-1119504/09/198512Alabama
13 Rodriguez, Sean 3B6-020004/26/198512No College
2 Segura, Jean SS5-1022003/17/19908No College
18 Smyly, Drew SP6-319006/13/19896Arkansas
55 Suarez, Ranger RP6-121008/26/19952No College
44 Vargas, Jason SP6-021502/02/198314No College
21 Velasquez, Vince SP6-320306/07/19925No College
29 Vincent, Nick RP6-018507/12/19868No College
5 Williams, Nick LF6-319509/08/19933No College