Phillies vs. Blue Jays Recommended Bet 7/13/22

by | Jul 13, 2022 | mlb

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays

Date: Wednesday, July 13th, 07:07 ET

Location: Rogers Centre

TV: NBCSP

Money Line: Phillies -115 / Blue Jays -105 (Bovada - 50% bonus up to $250 in free bets! The BEST live wagering platform on the web! Rebates on ALL bets; even if they win! FAST BTC payouts! What more could you ask for?)

Total Line: 8.0

STARTING PITCHING

Philadelphia: Zack Wheeler (8-4, 2.46)
Toronto: Ross Stripling (4-3, 3.34)

Phillies Projected Lineup

Bryson Stott 2B
Garrett Stubbs C
Didi Gregorius SS
Matt Vierling CF
Nick Castellanos RF
Yairo Munoz 3B
Darick Hall 1B
Kyle Schwarber LF
Rhys Hoskins 1B
Zack Wheeler P

Blue Jays Projected Lineup

Matt Chapman 3B
Santiago Espinal 3B
Teoscar Hern√°ndez RF
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. LF
Cavan Biggio 2B
Alejandro Kirk C
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 1B
George Springer CF
Bo Bichette SS
Ross Stripling P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Philadelphia Phillies: 46-42-0 SU / OU 45-41-2 / Run Line W/L 46-42-0
Toronto Blue Jays: 46-42-0 SU / OU 47-40-1 / Run Line W/L 36-52-0

The Toronto Blue Jays host the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, July 13th at Rogers Centre. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 07:07 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Philadelphia as the favorite (-115), with an OU line set at 8.0.

Recent Form

The Phillies will look to rebound from a close, 4-3 loss to the Blue Jays. In the loss, Philadelphia’s pitchers gave up 4 runs on 14 hits. Offensively, they finished with just 3 runs on 7 hits. Philadelphia’s loss came as the underdog, getting 160.0 on the moneyline. Combined, the Phillies and Blue Jays fell short of the over-under betting line of 9.5 runs. However, for the season, Philadelphia still has an overall over-under record of 45-41-2.

After their 5 most recent games, the Phillies have gone just 2-3. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -4. A key reason for Philadelphia’s recent struggles is an offense averaging just 2.0 runs per game over their last 5 contests, compared to a season average of 4.69. Philadelphia’s overall series record is just 12-14-2.

In their last game, the Blue Jays picked up a close win over the Phillies by a score of 4-3. In the winning effort, the team’s pitchers held the Phillies to 3 runs and 7 hits. At the plate, the Blue Jays only came through for 4 runs on 14 hits. In the game, Toronto was able to take care of business as they were the favorite at -190.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 69 games, winning at a rate of 55%. Combined, the Blue Jays and Phillies’ run total fell below the over-under line of 9.5 runs. Toronto still has an above .500 over-under record at (47-40-1).

In their last 5 contests, the Blue Jays have just 2 wins, going 2-3. This recent slump is backed by a scoring margin of -5 over their last 5 games. The team’s offense is partly to blame for their recent slump, as they have averaged just 3.0 runs over their last 5 game. On the season, Toronto has won more than half of their series, going 14-11-3.

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Pitching Matchup

The Philadelphia Phillies will send Zack Wheeler to the mound with an overall record of 8-4. In his previous outings, Wheeler has lasted an average of 5.94 innings, putting together an ERA of just 2.46. Hits have been hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed is just 0.223. In addition, to his strong BA allowed, he has been able to limit power, allowing just 0.47 home runs allowed per 9 innings. Per game, Zack Wheeler is averaging 6.5, on a strikeout percentage of 27.0%. Command has been a problem for Wheeler, as he is giving up 1.99 walks per outing.

In today’s game, Toronto turns to starter Ross Stripling. For the year, he has a record of 4-3. Currently, Stripling has a strong ERA of just 3.34 while pitching an average of 3.35 innings per outing. This season opponents are hitting 0.242 against Stripling. So far, Stripling has managed to keep the ball in the ballpark, allowing just 0.67 home runs per 9 innings. Stripling’s current strikeout average is 2.75 per game. This includes a K rate of 20.0%. Throughout the season, Stripling has avoided walking batters, allowing just 1.87 per contest.

Philadelphia vs Toronto History

For the season, the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays will be playing their 2nd game of the season. Currently, Toronto is winning the season series 1-0. Through 1 game, the series’ over-under record is 0-1, with the average run total sitting at 9.33 runs per game. In these matchups, the average scoring differential sits at 1.0 runs. Toronto won last year’s head-to-head series, grabbing 2 wins to 1. The over-under record in last year’s matchups was 1-2, with the average run total being 9.33 runs per game. On average, the winning team won by a margin of 3.33 runs per contest.

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Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games when playing Philadelphia

Philadelphia Phillies at Toronto Blue Jays Prediction

Heading into Wednesday’s interleague matchup between Philadelphia and Toronto, the Phillies are the slight favorite on the moneyline. I recommend rolling the hot hand of Zack Wheeler, as he has been excellent in his past 2 outings. Look for Philadelphia to come up with enough production at the plate to pick up the win.

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