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Arizona Diamondbacks at Toronto Blue Jays Betting Preview

The Arizona Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays are set to play their final game of a three-game series Sunday afternoon. The Blue Jays have won the first two games of the series and are seeking a sweep on Sunday. With back-to-back wins, Toronto is now 52-41 for third place in the American League East. For the Diamondbacks, their struggles continue.

Arizona has now dropped three straight games and is 3-7 in their last ten games. The Diamondbacks are 52-41 for second place in the National League West.

The Toronto Blue Jays are favorites in this game at -165. Arizona is the underdog at +140 in this game. The total for this game is listed at 9.5 runs.

Pitching Matchups for Sunday

Tommy Henry will get the start in this one for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Henry sits with a 5-1 record on the season and a 3.75 earned run average. The 25-year-old from Michigan is in his second season with Arizona. The lefthander was sharp before the break, allowing just four earned runs over his last four starts.

For the Toronto Blue Jays –Yusei Kikuchi will get the start. The 32-year-old from Japan went to the All-Star Break with a 7-3 record and a 4.24 earned run average.

Kikuchi has been solid striking batters out this season, and he is just four shy of 100 on the season in 93.1 innings thrown.

Offense Galore in Toronto

The Diamondbacks and the Blue Jays both have solid offensive players, and several of them. Both have young offensive talent that continue to get better.

The Blue Jays are hitting .26 as a team and have 103 home runs on the season. Toronto is 9th with a .327 OBP on the season. For Arizona, they have a .258 batting average and 106 home runs on the season. Their OBP is right behind Toronto, at .326.

The Blue Jays have six guys with double-digit home runs on the season. Bo Bichette is the leader in home runs for Toronto with 16, while Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 14.

Bicheltte is also the top hitter for Toronto, with his .317 batting average. Bichette hit his 16th in the 8th inning of Saturday’s win, while Guerrero smoked one on Friday night.

Leading the Arizona offense is rookie Corbin Carroll. Carroll is hitting .292 on the season and coming off his start in the All-Star Game. Christian Walker and Carroll are the top home run hitters on the team, both with 18.

Blue Jays Win Sunday

The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping to get hot and put themselves in a position to be competing for not only the top wildcard but also the American League East by the end of the season.

Arizona has been good, but it just feels like maybe they have played over their heads for much of the season. Look for Toronto to win this game at home on Sunday.

The bet to make in this game is the Toronto Blue Jays -165 over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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