Blue Jays face New York Yankees: MLB odds preview and stats
Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Odds
The New York Yankees battle the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday in MLB betting action at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees will turn to CC Sabathia and his 4-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Blue Jays send R.A. Dickey (3-5) to the hill.
New York was a -141 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Yankees at No. 6 in the American League and the Blue Jays at No. 10 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Yankees have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 5.1 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 7-2 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -122 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 7-2 on Saturday behind a start from David Phelps at Yankee Stadium.
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore 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 OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games on the road
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Toronto
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees' last 13 games
Toronto home to Tampa Bay, Monday, May 20
NY Yankees at Baltimore, Monday, May 20