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The fans at Yankee Stadium will be treated to a game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees when they take their seats on Thursday.
The Blue Jays will trot Mark Buehrle out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Buehrle has a 1-0 record and a 5.87 ERA this season.
The Yankees will counter Buehrle with Hiroki Kuroda. Righthander Kuroda has a 2.35 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -127 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -136 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Toronto: 9-13 SU
New York: 11-9 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees's last 12 games
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
NY Yankees home to Toronto, Friday, April 26