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Blue Jays vs Phillies Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds & Picks, Sept. 20

Interleague battle of wild-card contenders Tuesday night

Blue Jays Invade Philly

The Toronto Blue Jays are currently in a good position to snare an American League wild-card berth. They’ve won six out of their last 10 games, a two-game lead atop that race.

They haven’t clinched quite yet, so this visit to the Commonwealth is looming very important.

Blue Jays vs Phillies Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds & Picks, Sept. 20
Blue Jays vs Phillies Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds & Picks, Sept. 20

Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Phillies are vying for their own spot in the National League playoffs. They are currently clinging to the final Wild Card slot but could move higher in the standings.

Both of these teams need a win as this brief two-game series begins Tuesday night. Which will secure it on the MLB betting odds? Those who bet online have more than a passing interest.

Let’s check the latest MLB picks, stats, injury reports, and MLB odds for Blue Jays vs Phillies. We’ve plenty of MLB predictions for you to consider.

Stripling Gets Jays’ Nod

Righthander Ross Stripling takes the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday night, drawing a Phillies team that’s been laboring lately. They’ve dropped four games in a row, with a struggling offense.

Over their last four, the Philadelphia Phillies have averaged 2½ runs per game. Kyle Schwarber is batting just .181 over his last six, while Bryce Harper has just one hit in his last four games. It won’t help that Rhys Hoskins is now out for the season (abdomen tear).

Stripling is pitching to an 8-4 record with a solid 2.94 ERA. It’s his 22nd start and 30th appearance of the season. The team has won each of his last three starts, eight-of-nine. He’s been quite reliable in the sportsbook.

Stripling’s splits actually look better on the road, which is a good sign for your MLB picks here. He’s at 5-1 when pitching on the road (3.21 ERA) versus. This might be a good spot to invest.

Phillies Counter With Gibson

It will be righty Kyle Gibson (10-6, 4.45 ERA) taking his turn in the Tuesday night opener.

He’s been able to compile some stronger home stats ahead of his 29th start/appearance of the season Gibson is 7-3 at home with a decent 3.90 ERA.

He’s been hit hard in September, though, 8.53 ERA so far.

Blue Jays vs Phillies Head-to-Head

Toronto has won both meetings thus far this season

Blue Jays vs Phillies Game Information

  • Game: Blue Jays (83-64) vs Phillies (80-66)
  • Location: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA
  • Day/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6:45 p.m. ET
  • Blue Jays vs Phillies Live stream: MLB.tv

Blue Jays vs Phillies Betting Lines

Team
Run Line
Moneyline Total Team Total
Toronto Blue Jays

R. Stripling -R

-1½ +145 -118
8½  -115o
4½  -105o

4½  -125u

Philadelphia Phillies

K. Gibson -R

+1½ -165 +108 8½  -105u 3½  -135o

3½  +105u

Blue Jays vs Phillies Prediction

These two teams have what it takes to make it to the playoffs, and maybe even make a run. Both need this game

If you’re looking to find an edge in this game, Stripling might offer some confidence.

He’s been stellar in helping Toronto win games as of late, and the Toronto Blue Jays have beaten Philadelphia twice already. Philly’s struggling at the plate right now, which could tilt the scales to the Jays.

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