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Toronto Blue Jays take on Yankees in baseball test

Toronto Blue JaysNew York Yankees
April 28, 1:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Odds

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Yankee Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the New York Yankees and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.

R.A. Dickey, with a record of 2-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Blue Jays, while the Yankees trot Philip Hughes to the mound in this one. He is 0-2 so far in 2013.

View Toronto vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were +-110 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 1-rated Yankees and the league No. 12-ranked Blue Jays, 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 New York's American League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.7 runs per game in the league. The Yankees have averaged 8.8 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (7.6 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the American League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the American League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Toronto was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on New York at -147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Blue Jays were saddled with a loss last time out in J.A. Happ's start, as they lost 5-4 against New York on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 6-3
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

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

Next up:
Toronto home to Boston, Tuesday, April 30
NY Yankees home to Houston, Monday, April 29