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Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Odds
Toronto pays a visit to New York on Friday, hoping to shut down the Yankees bats in baseball action at Yankee Stadium.
For the Yankees, Ivan Nova gets the ball, charged with keeping the Blue Jays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Josh Johnson, 0-1 on the year.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 1-ranked Yankees and the American League No. 12-rated Blue Jays in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between New York and its American League No. 4-rated batting order, averaging 4.7 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 12 lineup of the Blue Jays at 3.7 runs per outing.
New York owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's American League No. 13-rated defense.
Toronto lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Yankees on April 25. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Toronto suffered a 5-3 loss against New York on Thursday, as Mark Buehrle wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Yankee Stadium.
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Blue Jays at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 8 games at home
NY Yankees are 13-2 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Toronto
Toronto at NY Yankees, Saturday, April 27