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Moneyline favors Yankees in battle with Blue Jays

Toronto Blue JaysNew York Yankees
Aug 27, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Odds

56-70TEAM RECORD74-53

The New York Yankees host Toronto on Monday, looking to build on their 74-53 mark against the 56-70 Blue Jays in MLB betting action at Yankee Stadium.

The Yankees will rely on David Phelps to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Henderson Alvarez will be his counterpart for the Blue Jays. David Phelps is 1-2 this season, and Henderson Alvarez is 7-11.

View Toronto vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Yankees in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -200 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Yankees, most recently No. 1 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jays, who rate an American League No. 10 in the latest survey.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 3-rated American League offense, averaging 4.8 runs per game, against a Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 12 in the American League at 4.8 in runs allowed per game. The Yankees have averaged 9 hits per game so far, more than Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the American League at home, scoring 4.9 runs per game.

Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -141 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Cleveland on Sunday at Progressive Field behind starter Freddy Garcia.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Blue Jays at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Toronto is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Toronto is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 9 games when playing Toronto

Next up:
Toronto at NY Yankees, Tuesday, August 28