Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees in MLB odds
New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays host New York on Friday, looking to build on their 46-47 mark against the 53-36 Yankees in MLB betting action at Rogers Centre.
Toronto hands the ball to starter Brandon Morrow in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-4 mark on the year. New York counters with Freddy Garcia, who will try to quiet the fans and the Blue Jays bats at the same time.
Sportsbooks had installed the Blue Jays as -110 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting started to move the line.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 4-ranked Blue Jays and the American League No. 2-rated Yankees in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has the American League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Yankees average 8.7 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the American League list.
Toronto owns the American League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 5-rated defense.
New York lost its last outing, a 16-7 result against the Blue Jays on July 14. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at +128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (23) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees endured a 16-7 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Thursday, with Bartolo Colon throwing 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Rogers Centre.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Yankees at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games when playing on the road against Toronto
NY Yankees are 17-8 SU in their last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 12 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Toronto, Saturday, July 16