Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Betting Matchup Report
New York Yankees
Toronto Blue Jays
|79-72||September 18, 2013, 07:07 PM | Rogers Centre||69-81|
Baseball bettors look for value at Rogers Centre on Wednesday as host Toronto battles the New York Yankees in baseball odds action.
Philip Hughes gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Yankees on this day; he's 4-13 on the season. The Blue Jays, meanwhile, will counter with JA Happ, who will be looking to improve on his 4-6 mark.
View New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Blue Jays as -116 Favorite on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Blue Jays - Yankees odds would favor the Blue Jays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 11 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 22.
The Yankees were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +107 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Yankees were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Toronto staff and losing 2-0 to the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Rogers Centre.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has baseball's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.58 hits per game. The Yankees average 8.24 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.04 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.
A few Yankees at Blue Jays trends to consider:
NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Yankees's last 16 games
NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing Toronto
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
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