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New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays meet at Rogers Centre.

The Yankees will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Philip Hughes in this game. Hughes has a 4-12 record and a 4.88 ERA this season.

Hughes's opponent in this one will be R.A. Dickey. The Blue Jays righthander has a 4.49 ERA to go along with a 9-12 record this season.

In their last action, New York was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Rays. Bettors on New York at +146 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Toronto was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Toronto at -143 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
New York: 69-61 SU
Toronto: 58-73 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Toronto most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next up:
Toronto home to NY Yankees, Tuesday, August 27