Phillies vs. Blue Jays Prediction, Computer Picks, Odds & Pitching Matchup 7/13/2022

by | Jul 13, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (46-42) will look to Lourdes Gurriel Jr., after his four-hit game last time out, to lead them in a matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies (46-42) on Wednesday at 7:07 PM ET. The Blue Jays are -105 underdogs for the contest, according to sportsbooks. Zack Wheeler takes the mound for Philadelphia while Ross Stripling is Toronto’s starter for the contest.

Phillies vs. Blue Jays Spread and Betting Line

Phillies vs Blue Jays Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Phillies -115 -105 8 -110 -110 -1.5 +145 -172

Computer Predictions for Phillies vs. Blue Jays

Our best bet is the Blue Jays on the moneyline at -105 after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will over the total of 8 runs.

Our computer pick: Toronto Blue Jays (-105) and Over (8)

Phillies vs. Blue Jays Game Info

  • Philadelphia Phillies probable starting pitcher: Zack Wheeler
  • Toronto Blue Jays probable starting pitcher: Ross Stripling
  • Game Day: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:07 PM ET
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Stadium: Rogers Centre

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays Pitching Matchup

Wheeler Stripling
16 GS 12
8-4 W-L 4-3
2.46 ERA 3.34
95.0 IP 67.1
21 BB 14
104 SO 55

Phillies Starter Zack Wheeler

  • Wheeler (8-4) gets the starting nod for the Phillies in his 17th start of the season. He has a 2.46 ERA in 95 innings pitched, with 104 strikeouts.
  • The righty’s last appearance came on Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals, when he tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing five hits.
  • The 32-year-old has amassed an ERA of 2.46, with 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings, in 16 games this season. Opponents have a .223 batting average against him.
  • Wheeler is aiming to earn his fourth straight quality start in this outing.
  • Wheeler is seeking his fourth straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.3 frames per appearance on the mound.
  • He will face a Blue Jays offense that ranks 11th in the league with 401 runs while batting .259 as a squad. It has a collective .431 slugging percentage (fourth in MLB action) and has hit a total of 112 home runs (seventh in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 32-year-old ranks ninth in ERA (2.46), 17th in WHIP (1.053), and ninth in K/9 (9.9).

Blue Jays Starter Ross Stripling

  • The Blue Jays’ Stripling (4-3) will make his 13th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up two earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Seattle Mariners.
  • The 32-year-old has an ERA of 3.34, a 3.929 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.144 in 20 games this season.
  • He has two quality starts in 12 chances this season.
  • In 12 starts, Stripling has pitched through or past the fifth inning six times. He has a season average of 3.1 frames per outing.
  • The Phillies have scored 413 runs this season, which ranks sixth in MLB. They have 736 hits, 10th in baseball, with 114 home runs (fifth in the league).

Phillies Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Phillies have won 31 out of the 55 games, or 56.4%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • This season, Philadelphia has won 29 of its 52 games, or 55.8%, when favored by at least -115 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 53.5% chance of a victory for the Phillies.
  • Games involving Philadelphia have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 45 of 88 chances this season.
  • In 88 games with a spread this season, the Phillies are 47-41-0 ATS.

Blue Jays Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Blue Jays have been underdogs in 18 games this season and have come away with the win eight times (44.4%) in those contests.
  • Toronto has a win-loss record of 8-9 when favored by -105 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Blue Jays have a 51.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Toronto and their opponents have gone over in 48 of their 87 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Blue Jays have posted a record of 36-51-0 against the spread this season.

Phillies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Kyle Schwarber is the Phillies best power option, crushing 28 homers this season in addition to delivering 57 RBI, both team highs.
  • Schwarber ranks second in home runs and 11th in RBI among all hitters in MLB.
  • Rhys Hoskins has 17 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 44 walks while hitting .252.
  • Hoskins is 18th in home runs and 51st in RBI in the bigs.
  • Nicholas Castellanos is batting .251 with 18 doubles, eight home runs and 21 walks.
  • Castellanos will look to build on his three-game hitting in this game. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with two RBI.
  • Odubel Herrera has nine doubles, a triple, five home runs and 10 walks while hitting .240.
  • Herrera has recorded at least one hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .214 with a walk and an RBI.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Kyle Schwarber 86 .216 .329 .517 28 57 69
Rhys Hoskins 87 .252 .343 .484 18 43 81
Nicholas Castellanos 87 .251 .297 .375 8 46 85
Odúbel Herrera 56 .240 .280 .392 5 19 41
Bryson Stott 60 .184 .255 .284 5 23 35

Blue Jays Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. paces the Blue Jays in home runs (19) and runs batted in (54).
  • In all of MLB, Guerrero ranks 14th in home runs and 18th in RBI.
  • George Springer is batting .250 with 14 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 31 walks.
  • Springer is currently 21st in homers and 66th in RBI in the major leagues.
  • Alejandro Kirk paces the Blue Jays’ lineup with a .312 batting average.
  • Bo Bichette is hitting .260 with 20 doubles, 14 home runs and 23 walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 87 .266 .345 .480 19 54 88
George Springer 78 .250 .330 .486 17 40 73
Alejandro Kirk 78 .312 .396 .482 10 33 77
Bo Bichette 87 .260 .303 .429 14 48 95
Santiago Espinal 87 .271 .322 .397 6 37 84

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