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    Teoscar Hernandez leads the Toronto Blue Jays (83-64) into a matchup against the Philadelphia Phillies (80-66) a game after he picked up four hits in an 18-11 win over the Phillies. The Phillies are favored on the moneyline (-115) against the Blue Jays (-105) in this outing, which starts at 6:45 PM ET on Wednesday. Philadelphia’s Zack Wheeler and Toronto’s Kevin Gausman will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Blue Jays

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:45 PM ET
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
    Phillies vs Blue Jays Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -115 8

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies are sixth-best in MLB play with 187 total home runs.
    • The Phillies are ninth in MLB with a .253 batting average.
    • The Phillies are 12th in the league with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • The Phillies’ 8.3 strikeouts per game rank 12th in the league.
    • The Phillies average 1.3 homers per home game this season (102 total at home).
    • The Phillies are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .444 in home contests.
    • The team averages 8.6 hits per game and is batting .260 at home this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia in total hits (114) this season while batting .215 with 62 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying batters in MLB, Schwarber’s batting average ranks 128th, his on-base percentage ranks 97th, and he is 18th in slugging.
    • J.T. Realmuto leads Philadelphia with an OBP of .346 this season while batting .275 with 41 walks and 70 runs scored.
    • Realmuto’s batting average ranks 35th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 37th, and his slugging percentage 21st.
    • Realmuto takes a two-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with a double, two home runs, a walk and three RBI.
    • Rhys Hoskins has collected 132 base hits, an OBP of .336 and a slugging percentage of .465 this season.
    • Alec Bohm has an OPS of .727, fueled by an OBP of .320 and a team-best slugging percentage of .407 this season.
    • Bohm enters this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .200 with a home run, two walks and an RBI.

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays have hit 177 homers this season, which ranks 10th in the league.
    • The Blue Jays lead baseball with a .261 batting average.
    • The Blue Jays are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fourth with an OBP of .326.
    • The Blue Jays have shown patience at the plate this season with the sixth-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.6) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 87 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 73 road contests this season.
    • In 73 road games this season, they’re slugging .429 with 243 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .268 with 9.6 base hits per contest.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has racked up 164 hits, a team-high for the Blue Jays.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Guerrero’s batting average puts him 29th, his on-base percentage ranks 40th, and he is 19th in slugging.
    • Guerrero hopes to build on a 13-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .326 with four doubles, two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
    • Bo Bichette’s .474 slugging percentage leads his team.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Bichette’s batting average places him 28th, his on-base percentage ranks 68th, and he is 27th in slugging.
    • George Springer is hitting .262 with 22 doubles, three triples, 21 home runs and 51 walks.
    • Alejandro Kirk has a .383 OBP to pace his team.

    Phillies vs. Blue Jays Probable Pitchers

    Wheeler Gausman
    0 GS 28
    0-0 W-L 12-10
    ERA 3.45
    0 IP 159.1
    0 BB 25
    0 SO 186
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