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Baseball Matchup - New York Yankees Toronto Blue Jays Odds Preview

Toronto Blue JaysNew York Yankees
May 18, 1:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Odds

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The New York Yankees look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Blue Jays arrive at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.

David Phelps gets the call for the New York Yankees and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Brandon Morrow brings a 1-2 ledger to the game for the Blue Jays as he tries to quiet the Yankees bats.

View Toronto vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
New York was a -131 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 6-ranked Yankees and the American League No. 10-rated Blue Jays in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 9 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Blue Jays are rated No. 13 in the same category at 8.1 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the American League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the American League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

The Blue Jays were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Toronto didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Hiroki Kuroda in a losing cause, 5-0, against New York on Friday.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Blue Jays at Yankees trends to consider:
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto's last 12 games
Toronto is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Toronto is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing 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 UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games
NY Yankees are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games

Next up:
Toronto at NY Yankees, Sunday, May 19