Philadelphia Phillies vs Houston Astros Matchup Preview - October 29th, 2022
Philadelphia Phillies Insights
Zack Wheeler will have the handedness advantage against 7 opposing bats in this matchup.
Rhys Hoskins has negatively regressed with his Barrel%; his 17% rate last year has dropped to 11.7% this season.
The 15.4% Barrel% of the Philadelphia Phillies makes them the #9 squad in the league since the start of last season by this stat.
Houston Astros Insights
Framber Valdez's fastball velocity has jumped 1.4 mph this year (93.4 mph) over where it was last season (92 mph).
Yordan Alvarez has seen a sizeable increase in his exit velocity this year; just compare his 93.1-mph average to last year's 95.2-mph figure.
Chas McCormick has a 99th percentile opposite-field rate on his flyballs (41.9%) and will be challenged by baseball's 10th-deepest RF fences today.
The Houston Astros have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 99 of their last 157 games (+29.50 Units / 15% ROI)
The Philadelphia Phillies have hit the Team Total Under in 44 of their last 69 away games (+16.83 Units / 21% ROI)
Rhys Hoskins has hit the Runs Under in 38 of his last 53 away games (+18.30 Units / 25% ROI)