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New York sends Bartolo Colon vs Carlos Villanueva in Yankees vs Blue Jays game

Toronto Blue JaysNew York Yankees
May 23, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Odds

23-23TEAM RECORD25-20

The Yankees get a visit from the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

New York hands the ball to starter Bartolo Colon in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-1 mark on the year. Toronto counters with Carlos Villanueva, who will try to quiet the fans and the Yankees bats at the same time.

View Toronto vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Yankees in this one will find them as -170 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Yankees rated this week at No. 1 and the Blue Jays sitting at No. 5.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 1-rated American League offense, averaging 5.2 runs per game, against a Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 9 in the American League at 4.3 in runs allowed per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.6 hits per game so far, less than Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.8 hits per game).

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the American League at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +129 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Toronto suffered a 3-2 loss against Houston on Sunday, as Kyle Drabek wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.

New York won its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Mets on May 22. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -182 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees enjoyed a 9-3 victory at the expense of the Mets on Sunday, with Ivan Nova throwing 6 2/3 innings of 11-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Houston are 2-3
After a loss are 6-4

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Blue Jays at Yankees trends to consider:
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games on the road
Toronto is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at NY Yankees, Tuesday, May 24

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