Blue Jays vs Phillies 2023 Spring Training Game Preview: Prediction and Picks
- Feb 28, 2023, 3:22:26 AM
The 2023 MLB Spring Training season is just getting started and the Toronto Blue Jays will face off against the Philadelphia Phillies on February 28th at 1:05 PM ET in Clearwater, FL. Let's take a look at the offense and pitching of both teams and analyze the betting trends before making our prediction and pick for the game.
Blue Jays Offense:
The Blue Jays have a strong offensive lineup featuring players such as Bichette, Biggio, and Springer. Their lineup is expected to put up a good fight against the Phillies.
Blue Jays Pitching:
The Blue Jays will be starting their ace pitcher Berríos who had an impressive 2022 season. He is expected to give the Phillies a tough time on the mound.
The Phillies have a stacked lineup featuring big names such as Harper, Hoskins, and Realmuto. They are expected to put up a tough fight against the Blue Jays.
The Phillies will be starting their ace pitcher Wheeler who had a dominant 2022 season with an ERA of 2.87. He is expected to give the Blue Jays a tough time on the mound.
This game is expected to be a close one with both teams having strong lineups and starting pitchers. However, we believe that the Phillies will come out on top due to their strong offense and dominant pitcher in Wheeler. Our pick is the Phillies to win with a -1.5 spread.
Pick: Phillies (-1.5)