Phillies minus $1.48 hosting Blue Jays

No need to overthink this one. Just lay it. 

The Phillies are 18-3 in their last 21 games. They’ve won 11 consecutive home games after burying the Blue Jays, 10-1, on Tuesday. Toronto is 1-5 in its last six games and four games below .500 on the season. 

Philadelphia has the most wins in the majors with 26. The Phillies rank in the top-four in runs, batting average and homers. The Blue Jays are giving up an average of 6.8 runs during their last seven games. 

The Phillies just destroyed Jose Berrios scoring eight runs off him in 3 2/3 innings. Berrios entered Tuesday’s game leading the majors with a 1.44 ERA. Now the Phillies drop down in class to face Chris Bassitt, who is 2-5 with a 5.45 ERA. Bassitt is 0-3 with a 7.71 ERA during his past three starts. 

Toronto, meanwhile, has to tangle against Aaron Nola, one of the better pitchers in baseball. Nola is 4-1 with a 3.32 ERA. Nola is 2-0 with a 3.15 ERA in his last three starts.

(Editor’s note: Stephen Nover is enjoying winning baseball and NBA seasons. He is going for his fifth straight NBA winner today. Stephen also has beaten the WNBA in four of the last five seasons and is ready for Tuesday’s start to the season in that sport. If you’re interested in Stephen’s sports service, please email him at, or message him via Twitter.)


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