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New York Yankees host Toronto Blue Jays in baseball action

Toronto Blue JaysNew York Yankees
Aug 20, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the New York vs Toronto battle on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Yankees will rely on Philip Hughes to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mark Buehrle will be his counterpart for the Blue Jays. Philip Hughes is 4-12 this season, and Mark Buehrle is 9-7.

View Toronto vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Yankees sit at No. 11 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Jays sit at an American League No. 10 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 10 ranked American League offense (4 runs per game) against a Blue Jays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 in the American League at 4.8 runs allowed per game. The Yankees have been averaging 8.3 hits per game, less than the Blue Jays have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the American League at home, scoring 3.9 runs per game.

In their last action, Toronto was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -151 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Toronto lost a tight one on Sunday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 2-1 score against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field.

Last time out for New York, they were a 9-6 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +115 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. New York rolled to a 9-6 win against Boston on Sunday, as C.C. Sabathia and the Yankees' bats led the team to victory at Fenway Park.

A few Blue Jays at Yankees trends to consider:
Toronto is 3-5-1 SU in its last 9 games ,
Toronto is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games ,on the road
Toronto is 0-4-1 SU in their last 5 games ,when playing NY Yankees
Toronto is 0-4-1 SU in their last 5 games ,when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees9-0-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees6-0-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Toronto
NY Yankees6-2-1 SU in their last 9 games
NY Yankees4-1-1 SU in their last 6 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at NY Yankees, Wednesday, August 21