MLB Game Preview - Blue Jays underdogs vs Yankees at Toronto
New York Yankees
Toronto Blue Jays
|2-3||April 06, 2014, 01:07 PM | Rogers Centre||3-3|
The Toronto Blue Jays battle the visiting New York Yankees on Sunday in MLB betting action at Rogers Centre.
New York puts its faith in starter CC Sabathia to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the Blue Jays is Drew Hutchison, who owns a 1-0 record on the season with a 0.00 ERA.View New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds and Stats.
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Blue Jays as 106 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as 5Dimes.
This game matches up the No. 17 (Blue Jays) and the No. 23 (Yankees) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -131 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Yankees were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Toronto staff and losing 4-0 to the Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Toronto and its No. 23-rated batting order, averaging 3 runs per nine innings, against the No. 24 lineup of the Yankees at 2.8 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
New York home to Baltimore, Monday, April 7th
Toronto home to Houston, Tuesday, April 8th