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MLB Game Preview - Blue Jays underdogs vs Yankees at Toronto

New York YankeesToronto Blue Jays
Sep 30, 1:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

91-67TEAM RECORD70-88

The Toronto Blue Jays host New York on Sunday, looking to build on their 70-88 mark against the 91-67 Yankees in MLB betting action at Rogers Centre.

The match puts starter Philip Hughes for the Yankees on the hill facing Henderson Alvarez for the Blue Jays. Hughes brings a 16-13 mark to the game, while Alvarez is 9-14 to date on the season.

View NY Yankees vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Blue Jays as +185 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 13-rated Blue Jays and the league No. 1-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Toronto's American League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.9 runs per game in the league. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.3 hits per game to date this season, less than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).

Toronto owns the American League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 4-rated defense.

The Yankees were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +170 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Yankees were saddled with a loss last time out in Andy Pettitte's start, as they lost 3-2 against Toronto on Saturday at Rogers Centre.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Yankees at Blue Jays trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 9 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Toronto is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees home to Boston, Monday, October 1
Toronto home to Minnesota, Monday, October 1

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