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MLB Odds: Yankees vs. Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays were a solid 6-3 against the New York Yankees at home last season, and they'll look to continue that success tonight as they welcome the Bronx Bombers to the Roger's Center for the first time this season.

Kyle Drabek (1-0, 1.93) is on tap to start for Toronto, while A.J. Burnett (3-0, 4.67) will get the ball for New York. Drabek allowed two runs on six hits over 5 2-3 innings in a win over Seattle last time out, while Burnett gave up four runs on sevens hits in 6 1-3 innings to earn a win over Baltimore in his last outing.

View NY Yankees vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Blue Jays as -115 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Toronto's American League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5.5 runs per game in the league. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, almost the same as the Yankees hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).

Toronto owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 11-rated defense.

In their last action, New York was a 6-5 winner at home against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at -164 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York got the job done in their last match in a 6-5 victory over Texas on Sunday at Yankee Stadium behind starter C.C. Sabathia.

The Blue Jays were a 9-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -122 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Toronto didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-1 to Boston on Monday at Fenway Park.

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

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5


A few Yankees at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 8 games when playing Toronto
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Yankees' last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER 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 at home against NY Yankees
Toronto is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at Toronto, Wednesday, April 20

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