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Toronto Blue Jays at Philadelphia Phillies 9/19/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date & Time Saturday September 19, 2020, 6:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Citizens Bank Park
Latest odds
TOR -131 ; Total 9
TV Channel
NBCS-PH

An interleague clash will take place on Saturday evening, when the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies battle from Citizens Bank Park. In the first game of Friday’s doubleheader, Toronto managed just four hits and struck out nine times during a 7-0 loss versus Philadelphia. SP Robbie Ray (1-1) gave up five runs in four plus innings and took the loss for the Blue Jays (26-25).

Thirty-three year old southpaw Hyun-Jin Ryu (4-1 3.00 ERA) has been the best starting pitcher for the Blue Jays this season. Toronto has won each of Ryu’s last four starts and he has allowed nine runs (7 ER) across his last 23 frames.

The Philadelphia Phillies have won 18 of their 30 home games and are tied with Miami for second place in the NL East Division. In the second game of Friday’s doubleheader, Alec Bohm singled in the winning run during an 8-7 victory. Bryce Harper’s double tied the game for the Phillies, who improved to 26-25 on the season.

Philadelphia manager Joe Girardi will give the nod to right-hander Vince Velasquez (0-1 6.46 ERA) in this contest. Through 23 plus innings, Velasquez has struck out 34 batters and owns a subpar 1.69 WHIP.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Blue Jays are 9-2 in their last 11 games as a road favorite.
  • Phillies are 32-67 in their last 99 games as an underdog.
  • Under is 13-3 in Blue Jays last 16 interleague road games.
  • Over is 6-2 in Phillies last 8 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Blue Jays are 12-2 in the last 14 meetings in Philadelphia.

Free MLB Pick:

Toronto Blue Jays -131

Philadelphia 1B Rhys Hoskins has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left elbow injury. Through 51 games, Toronto ranks 12th in OPS and 13th in runs scored. Philadelphia counters with an offense that ranks 8th in OPS and 6th in runs scored. Take the Blue Jays to snap their five-game skid. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Blue Jays win 6-3.

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