Toronto Blue vs New York Yankees MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Toronto Blue vs New York Yankees Prediction 4/5/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (3-4) travel to face off against the New York Yankees (6-1) on Friday, April 5th. This game will be played at Yankee Stadium in New York and televised on YES. The Yankees are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Blue Jays are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Diamondbacks. First pitch is set for 1:05 ET.

Blue Jays vs Yankees

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The Yankees Took The Last Game Of This Series

Chris Bassitt and the Blue Jays were unable to get anything going in their last game, falling to the Astros 8-0. The Blue Jays were only able to muster one hit in the game, with the Astros scoring in five different innings.

Chris Bassitt was the losing pitcher for the Blue Jays, giving up four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings. The Astros hit four home runs in the game, with three coming off Bassitt.

Yusei Kikuchi Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Yusei Kikuchi will be getting the start for the Toronto Blue Jays on the road against the Yankees. In his first start of the season, he took a loss against the Rays, going 4 1/3 innings and giving up 3 earned runs on 6 hits. He struck out 4 and gave up 1 home run.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Looking at the Blue Jays’ offensive projections today, Bo Bichette has the 2nd highest total hits projection in the league, while Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is 4th. Guerrero Jr. does have the highest home run projection on the team and 6th in the league. George Springer’s total hits projection is 10th in the league, and his home run projection is 10th as well.

The Yankees Took The Last Game Of This Series

The Yankees won the series finale against the Diamondbacks in 11 innings, 6-5. New York was the favorite in the game, and the teams traded runs throughout the game. Arizona scored in the 2nd, 5th, and 10th innings, while the Yankees scored in the 4th and 11th innings.

Both teams hit two homers, and the Yankees had a 2-1 advantage in doubles. Aaron Judge and Alex Verdugo both homered for the Yankees, with Judge finishing with three RBIs. Ketel Marte and Blaze Alexander both homered for Arizona. Carlos Rodón started for the Yankees, going 5 1/3 innings, allowing two earned runs. Merrill Kelly started for Arizona, going seven innings, also allowing two earned runs.

Marcus Stroman Gets The Start For The Yankees

Coming into today’s game, Marcus Stroman is making his first home start of the season. In his first outing of the year, he picked up the win against the Astros, going 6 innings and striking out 4. He did give up 2 home runs in that outing, but did not allow an earned run.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Yankees’ player projections for today, we see that Aaron Judge has the best chance to hit a home run on the team, as his home run projection is 2nd best in the league. Giancarlo Stanton’s home run projection is also in the top 10 in the league. Gleyber Torres has the best overall hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 14th best in the league. Alex Verdugo’s hits projection is 23rd best in the league today.


Blue Jays vs Yankees Prediction


Our prediction for this game is that the Yankees will pick up a 6-5 win over the Blue Jays. With the money line payout for a Yankees win sitting at -155, this is the way we recommend playing this one.

Looking at some of the starting pitcher projections, Marcus Stroman is predicted to finish with five strikeouts, which is a bit low for a starting pitcher. As for Yusei Kikuchi, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, and his team, the Blue Jays, are projected to finish with seven as a team.

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