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The Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Yankee Stadium.
Mark Buehrle will be the starting pitcher for the Blue Jays on this day. Lefthander Buehrle is 1-2 this season with a 6.19 ERA.
The Yankees will counter Buehrle with Hiroki Kuroda. Righthander Kuroda has a 2.31 ERA to go along with a 5-2 record this season.
The Blue Jays were a 11-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +108 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +177 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Toronto has won 4 straight games.
New York has lost 2 straight games.
Toronto: 17-24 SU
New York: 25-16 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto's last 11 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
Toronto is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 11 games
NY Yankees are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games
NY Yankees home to Toronto, Saturday, May 18