Philadelphia
Phillies
Stadium Citizens Bank Park
0-0 Overall | NL EAST 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
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Schedule
Preseason
Sun  3/1
vs
Orioles
L2-3
Mon  3/2
@
Braves
W6-4
Wed  3/4
vs
Pirates
W9-7
Wed  3/4
@
Yankees
L2-3
Regular season
Thu  3/26
@
Marlins
POSTPONED
Fri  3/27
@
Marlins
POSTPONED
Sat  3/28
@
Marlins
POSTPONED
Sun  3/29
@
Marlins
POSTPONED
Mon  3/30
@
Mets
POSTPONED
Tue  3/31
@
Mets
POSTPONED
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
9 Bruce, Jay LF6-323004/03/198712No College
66 Cleavinger, Garrett RP6-121004/23/19940Oregon
51 De Los Santos, Enyel RP6-317012/25/19952No College
58 Dominguez, Seranthony RP6-118511/25/19942No College
56 Eflin, Zach SP6-621104/08/19944No College
70 Gamboa, Arquimedes SS6-017509/23/19970No College
18 Gregorius, Didi SS6-320502/18/19908No College
73 Grullon, Deivi C5-1124002/17/19961No College
57 Guerra, Deolis SP6-524504/17/19894No College
33 Harper, Bryce RF6-323010/16/19928No College
40 Haseley, Adam CF6-1185No College
17 Hoskins, Rhys 1B6-424003/17/19933No College
96 Hunter, Tommy RP6-325007/03/198612Alabama
4 Kingery, Scott CF5-1018004/29/19942Arizona
15 Knapp, Andrew C6-120411/09/19913California
63 Llovera, Mauricio RP5-1120004/17/19960No College
22 McCutchen, Andrew LF5-1119510/10/198611No College
77 Medina, Adonis SP6-118712/18/19960No College
46 Morgan, Adam RP6-120802/27/19905Alabama
--- Nava, Andrick C010/06/20010No College
50 Neris, Hector RP6-222706/14/19896No College
27 Nola, Aaron SP6-220006/04/19935LSU
43 Pivetta, Nick RP6-521002/14/19933No College
24 Quinn, Roman CF5-1017005/14/19933No College
10 Realmuto, J.T. C6-121303/18/19916No College
79 Romero, JoJo RP5-1120009/09/19960No College
61 Sanchez, Cristopher RP6-516512/12/19960No College
2 Segura, Jean SS5-1022003/17/19908No College
89 Stock, Robert RP6-121411/21/19892USC
55 Suarez, Ranger RP6-121008/26/19952No College
21 Velasquez, Vince SP6-320306/07/19925No College
45 Wheeler, Zack SP6-419505/30/19905No College