The New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays will meet on the field at Rogers Centre on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.
The Yankees will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander AJ Burnett in this game. Burnett has a 2-0 record and a 5.26 ERA this season.
It’ll be ace Roy Halladay toeing the rubber for the Blue Jays in this contest. Righthander Halladay is 6-1 with a 3.29 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Jays listed as 131-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.
The Yankees defeated Baltimore 5-3 as a -140 favorite on Sunday. The eight runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (9.5).
Johnny Damon hit a three-run home run for New York, while Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano added solo shots in the win.
The Blue Jays defeated Oakland 5-0 as a +110 underdog on Sunday. The five runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (8.5).
Brett Cecil pitched five shutout innings, allowing only five hits with six strikeouts for Toronto, while Alex Rios homered and had three RBI in the win.
Toronto has won 2 straight games.
New York: 15-16 SU
Toronto: 22-12 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees’s last 11 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees’s last 6 games
NY Yankees are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games
Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto’s last 11 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Toronto is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Toronto home to NY Yankees, Wednesday, May 13