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Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Blue Jays in Toronto at Rogers Centre on Sunday in baseball action.
The Blue Jays will rely on Jo-Jo Reyes to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Cliff Lee will be his counterpart for the Phillies. Jo-Jo Reyes is 3-7 this season, and Cliff Lee is 9-5.
The Blue Jays were listed as +170 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier on Monday.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 5-ranked Blue Jays and the National League No. 1-rated Phillies in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Toronto's American League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.5 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).
Defensively, Philadelphia features the National League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the American League at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.
The Phillies were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -161 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Philadelphia got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Toronto on Saturday at Rogers Centre behind starter Roy Halladay.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Phillies at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Toronto's last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Toronto's last 16 games at home
Philadelphia at Florida, Monday, July 4
Toronto at Boston, Monday, July 4