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Toronto Blue Jays vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview

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June 17, 1:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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The Blue Jays will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Sunday, as the Philadelphia Phillies visit in inter-league play at Rogers Centre.

Brett Cecil gets the call for the Toronto Blue Jays and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Kyle Kendrick brings a 2-5 ledger to the game for the Phillies as he tries to quiet the Blue Jays bats.

View Philadelphia vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Phillies listed as underdogs of +-130 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Blue Jays at No. 4 in the American League and the Phillies at No. 2 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has the American League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Phillies average 9.4 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the National League list.

Toronto owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 9-rated defense.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -113 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Philadelphia lost in extra innings against the Blue Jays on Saturday as Toronto edged them 6-5 at Rogers Centre.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 9-1
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-4
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Phillies at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Philadelphia's last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Colorado, Tuesday, June 19
Toronto at Milwaukee, Monday, June 18

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