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Toronto Blue Jays Host Philadelphia Phillies in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Philadelphia Phillies

vs

Toronto Blue Jays
Thursday, May 08, 2014 7:07 PM ET
Rogers Centre

The visiting Philadelphia Phillies hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at Rogers Centre against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Toronto Blue Jays will turn to R.A. Dickey and his 2-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Philadelphia Phillies send AJ Burnett (2-1) to the hill.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Toronto Blue Jays were listed as -129 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetDSI, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-3.7 result in favor of the Blue Jays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Blue Jays bring a 17-17 record to the battle against the 15-17 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Philadelphia injuries news.

This game puts the Toronto Blue Jays, most recently No. 15 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Philadelphia Phillies, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.

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How Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has baseball's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.94 hits per game. The Philadelphia Phillies average 8.62 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

Philadelphia brings the No. 25-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Blue Jays's No. 22-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 10-0 result against the Blue Jays on May 7. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia was scored on plenty on Wednesday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 10-0 loss to Toronto.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds Trends

Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at New York, Friday, May 9th
Toronto home to Los Angeles, Friday, May 9th

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