Philadelphia Phillies vs Houston Astros Matchup Preview - October 29th, 2022

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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.

Betting Trends

  • 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)