Blue Jays vs. Phillies - 7/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (37-63) at Toronto Blue Jays (50-50)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
J Williams (3-7) (6.28) vs. R Dickey (4-10) (4.53)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -226 / Philadelphia Phillies +208 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays end their two-game series Wednesday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Phillies have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Phillies have won seven straight games when scoring more than three runs. Ben Revere leads Philly with 107 hits and 26 RBI while Ryan Howard and Freddy Galvis have combined for 78 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have won four straight road games. Jerome Williams gets the ball, and he’s 3-7 with a 6.28 ERA and 45 strikeouts this season. Williams is 2-0 with a 3.72 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
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The Toronto Blue Jays need a win after losing four of their last six games. The Blue Jays have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Blue Jays have won five of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 112 hits and 68 RBI while Kevin Pillar and Russell Martin have combined for 84 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have split their last six home games. R.A. Dickey takes the hill, and he’s 4-10 with a 4.53 ERA and 80 strikeouts this season. Dickey is 4-4 with a 2.89 ERA and 57 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 7-22 in their last 29 during game 2 of a series and 1-6 in Williams' last 7 starts. The Blue Jays are 3-8 in their last 11 during game 2 of a series and 1-5 in Dickeys last 6 starts. The Phillies are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings in Toronto.
The Phillies continue to cash as these gigantic dogs, as they've been the hottest team in the second half of the season. While it's only a matter of time before this ends, I'll push our luck with another big underdog pick.