The Toronto Blue Jays have paid out on the baseball betting lines in four of their six games against the New York Yankees so far this season as those division rivals open a key baseball odds series at Yankee Stadium on Friday night.
R.A. Dickey (6-10, 4.06 ERA) gets the ball for the Blue Jays on Friday, with the knuckleballer coming off a win over the Royals in which he gave up no runs in seven innings. Nathan Eovaldi (11-2, 4.30 ERA) takes the mound for the Yankees.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Toronto Blue Jays before the first pitch in this match found them as 116 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bodog. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.
Odds – VSB computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.3-5.5 victory for the Yankees.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Yankees bring a 61-46 record to the battle against the 58-52 Blue Jays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Toronto injuries news.
The New York Yankees sit at No. 1 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at No. 2 on the same chart.
The game also pits New York Yankees No. 2-rated offense, averaging 4.93 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.25 in runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have averaged 8.93 hits per game so far, more than Toronto Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.91 hits per game).
Toronto brings the No. 17-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees’s No. 18-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Toronto got the job done in their last match in a 9-3 victory over Minnesota on Thursday at Rogers Centre behind starter M Buehrle.
New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Red Sox, a 2-1 final on Thursday in support of C Sabathia at Yankee Stadium.
- Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games on the road
- Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
- Toronto is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
- NY Yankees is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 7 games
- NY Yankees is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees’s last 10 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Toronto at New York, Saturday, August 8th