The Toronto Blue Jays have won 11 games in a row overall and four games in a row against the New York Yankees as those two AL East contenders meet at the Rogers Centre on Friday night to open a marquee baseball betting series at the sportsbooks.
The Blue Jays, who have overtaken the Yankees in the division race, will send David Price to the mound on Friday night; Price is 11-4 with a 2.35 ERA on the season. Ivan Nova (4-4, 3.52 ERA) gets the ball for the Yankees for Friday’s contest.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those going with the Toronto Blue Jays in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -226 at BetOnline for Friday’s contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bodog.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.2-5.8 result in favor of the Blue Jays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Toronto Blue Jays bring a 64-52 record to the battle against the 62-51 Yankees. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs New York injuries news.
This game puts the Toronto Blue Jays, most recently No. 1 in Odds – VSB
MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Yankees, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has baseball’s No. 1-rated offensive output, at 8.82 hits per game. The New York Yankees average 8.78 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the list.
Toronto owns the No. 14 defense, allowing 5.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York’s No. 18-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating T Bauer and the Indians 8-6 on Thursday at Progressive Field.
Toronto rolled to a 4-2 win against Oakland on Thursday, as M Buehrle and the Blue Jays’ bats led the team to victory at Rogers Centre.
- NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees’s last 8 games
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees’s last 7 games on the road
- NY Yankees is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
- Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games
- Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
- Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
Next Betting Matchups
New York at Toronto, Saturday, August 15th