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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees meet at Yankee Stadium.
The Blue Jays will give the ball to starter Esmil Rogers in this one. Righthander Rogers is 2-5 this season with a 5.16 ERA.
It'll be Ivan Nova toeing the rubber for the Yankees in this contest. Righthander Nova is 5-4 with a 3.09 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Toronto was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -151 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for New York, they were a 9-6 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +115 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Toronto: 57-67 SU
New York: 64-59 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games on the road
Toronto is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Toronto is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Toronto
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games at home
NY Yankees home to Toronto, Tuesday, August 20