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Toronto Blue Jays vs. San Diego Padres

April 20, 2024

Game two of a three-game series is coming up between the Toronto Blue Jays (11-9) and the San Diego Padres (11-11) on Saturday, April 20 at 8:40 PM ET at Petco Park in San Diego, California. The Padres are slightly favored with their moneyline at -120.


Toronto Blue Jays Betting Preview

The Blue Jays have found success in four out of their last five games. They were able to capitalize on game one of this series with a 5-1 triumph, which put them back on the winning side after losing game three to the New York Yankees.

Jose Berrios (3-0) is having a great start this season and will be their starter on the mound here. He currently boasts an ERA of 1.05 and a WHIP of 0.97, making him a tough pitcher to go against for the Padres.

Justin Turner is currently leading them with a batting average of .345 and 11 RBIs. He is getting on base with a percentage at .429 and is making other offensive moves with a slugging percentage at .569, making him valuable to the lineup.

The Blue Jays are batting .236 at the plate, but are allowing their opponents to average .251. This is slightly negative and can impact their chances at success if their pitching is not on par.


San Diego Padres Betting Preview

The Padres have lost their last two games, which includes the game one loss. Prior to that game one disappointment, they fell short 1-0 in game three against the Milwaukee Brewers after winning the first two.

They have yet to name a starting pitcher for this game. Currently, their team ERA comes in at 4.03, while the Blue Jays have 4.53. They also have a WHIP at 1.30, which is competitive with the Blue Jays.

Fernando Tatis Jr. leads them with six home runs and 14 RBIs. They will need a little more production out of him at the plate to help push their offense higher, as he currently has a batting average at .289.

The Padres have done well at the plate, posting a batting average at .254. They are keeping their opponents down to a batting average of .234, which shows they are slightly ahead of the game here.


Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie has the latest MLB odds, with this matchup favoring the San Diego Padres. Market insights give the Padres a 54.9 percent chance at winning game two, despite coming up short for the first.

The Blue Jays were successful in game one and won by a good amount. With strong starter pitching and competitive stats that can burst in their favor, look for them to have a great opportunity to win game two.

Final Pick: Toronto Blue Jays +100