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Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays 09/18/2020 Baseball Betting, Forecast and Results

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Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays 09-18-2020 Baseball Betting Forecast and Results

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays 09/18/2020 – On Friday, yet another interesting four-game series will take place as Toronto takes the road to Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Blue Jays lost their second spot in the AL East division after dropping their three-game series against the Yankees. Philadelphia Phillies are still remaining at the third spot in the NL East as they are struggling to get past Miami Marlins in second place. The baseball picks are up and running as both teams battle for second place in their division.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays 09/18/2020

When: Friday, September 18, 4:05 PM ET
Where: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV: MLBN
Stream: SofaScore

Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies are coming in after a defeat with the Mets in their last three-game series. The Phillies won the opening game with a final score of 4-1 but failed to win the second and third. Last night, Philadelphia scored six runs from the plate after giving up 10 to the Mets. It’s not too late for the Phillies to get past the Marlins as they are just one and a half-game behind. If not the top spot, the Phillies could easily try for the second position. Zach Eflin will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. The righty is holding a 2-2 record with a 5.01 ERA.

Players to watch: A. McCutchen CF (GP 47AB 179R 23H 442B 63B 0HR 7RBI 30TB 71BB 16SO 38SB 3AVG 0.246OBP 0.31SLG 0.397OPS 0.706WAR 0), D. Gregorius SS (GP 49AB 172R 31H 492B 63B 2HR 9RBI 32TB 86BB 13SO 21SB 3AVG 0.285OBP 0.346SLG 0.5OPS 0.846WAR 0).

Toronto Blue Jays

The team had no other option but to surrender their second spot to the Yankees. The Blue Jays declined to a 26-23 record on the season after surrendering a total of 43 runs to New York Yankees in just three games. It was a disaster for Toronto as they scored just 15 runs in return. In the opening game of the series, Toronto gave up 20 runs to the Yankees and scored just six in return. The second game was not a major difference as they settled with a 13-2 final score. Last night the Yankees smashed 10 runs and restricted Toronto to seven. Robbie Ray will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 2-4 record on the season with an ERA of 6.85.

Players to watch: C. Biggio 2B (GP 49AB 185R 31H 452B 143B 0HR 6RBI 22TB 77BB 32SO 51SB 5AVG 0.243OBP 0.364SLG 0.416OPS 0.78WAR 0), V. Guerrero Jr. 3B (GP 49AB 183R 26H 452B 103B 1HR 7RBI 24TB 78BB 19SO 36SB 1AVG 0.246OBP 0.32SLG 0.426OPS 0.746WAR 0).

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Numbers

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Philadelphia Phillies

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia’s last 14 games.
Phillies are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Toronto.
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Phillies are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto.

Toronto Blue Jays

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games.
Blue Jays are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Toronto’s last 19 games against Philadelphia.
Toronto is 10-5 SU in their last 15 games at home.
Blue Jays are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Picks

Toronto is coming off a terrible defeat against the Yankees while the Phillies have some potential to get past their opponents. The baseball betting lines are intact for the Phillies to win this game.

Score Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies 6, Toronto Blue Jays 5.