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Some noticeable OVER trends abound as the Toronto Blue Jays take on a top offensive team in a doubleheader at their temporary home ballpark that seems to be a launching pad for slugfests.
The Blue Jays host the Philadelphia Phillies in a doubleheader on Thursday, with MLB betting odds set to be posted at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Blue Jays are 10-10 in their last 20 home games against NL East opponents, with the total finishing OVER 14 times. The Phillies are 12-8 in their last 20 away games against AL East foes, but the total has only gone OVER seven times.
Centerfielder Randal Grichuk has hit six home runs in as many games, pushing his OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) to 1.056. Grichuk has helped the Blue Jays’ offense rank 24th out of 30 MLB teams in on-base percentage (.305) and seventh in slugging percentage (.445). The Phillies are a solid third at getting on base (.344) and rank second in slugging (.463), which is why they are averaging 5.6 runs per game to Toronto’s 4.5.
So far, the total has gone OVER at betting sites in four of the Blue Jays’ five home games at Sahlen Field …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation