New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

MLB York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction 4/15/2024

The New York Yankees (12-4) travel to face off against the Toronto Blue Jays (8-8) on Monday, April 15th. This game will be played at Rogers Centre in Toronto and televised on YES. The Blue Jays are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Yankees are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rockies. First pitch is set for 7:07 ET.

Yankees vs Blue Jays

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The Yankees will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Guardians with an 8-7 loss. New York was the -127 favorite on the money line going into the game but fell behind early, as the Guardians scored three times in the second.

After a three-run 3rd inning, the Yankees tied things up, and Aaron Judge’s homer in the 4th put them ahead. However, the Guardians scored three more runs in the 4th to take the lead back. The Yankees’s offense scored one more run in the top of the 9th but couldn wasn’t able to complete the comeback.

The Yankees come into this one, having gone 12-4 this season, and they lead the AL East by 2.5 games over the Orioles. So far, they have yet to lose a series, with a record of 5-0.

At home, the Yankees have gone 4-2 this season and have been really good on the road at 8-2. Coming into today’s game, they have been the underdog five times this season and have gone 5-0 in those games.

When the Yankees win, they win big. Their average run margin in victories is +2.9 runs per game. However, when they lose, they lose big. Their average run margin in losses is -3.5 runs per game. The Yankees are 8-8 vs. the run line this season, with a 6-4 mark on the road. They are 5-0 as underdogs and 3-8 as favorites.

So far this season, the Yankees have played in 15 games with an average of 8.6 runs scored per game. Their over/under record is 5-10, and the average over/under line for their games has been 9 runs. However, when the line has been set at 9 runs, the Yankees have gone 0-3-1 in those games. Only 12.5% of their games have had over/under lines set at 9 runs, with the majority of their games having lower lines.

Luis Gil Gets The Start For The Yankees

Luis Gil will be making his third start of the season for the Yankees, and it will be his first road start. In his first two outings, Gil has gone 4 1/3 innings and 4 2/3 innings, giving up a total of 3 earned runs and striking out 14 batters. He has yet to allow a home run this season.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

For the Yankees, we have Gleyber Torres with the highest total hits projection on the team and the 27th highest in the league today. Aaron Judge is our 3rd highest total hits projection on the team, but he does have the highest home run projection for the Yankees, and it’s the 3rd highest in the league today. Juan Soto is 2nd in terms of total hits and 2nd in terms of home run projections for the Yankees, with the 6th highest odds to hit a home run in today’s games.

The Blue Jays’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Rockies, closing out their series with a 5-0 win. After allowing one run to the Rockies in the top of the first, the Blue Jays responded with a run of their own and added another two runs in the 3rd inning. Toronto went on to close out the 5th with another two runs.

José Berríos put together a good start for the Blue Jays, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just two walks and struck out seven Rockies batters. Justin Turner was hot at the plate, going 3/4 with three RBIs.

Toronto will be taking on the Yankees today, and the Blue Jays are currently in 5th place in the AL East. They are four games behind the Yankees, as New York currently leads the division. The Blue Jays come into today’s game with an even 8-8 record, having won their last two games.

Looking at Toronto’s overall series record, they are 2-2-1, and they have won each of their last two series. When playing at home, they are 4-2 compared to 4-6 on the road. As the underdog, Toronto is 3-6 this season and 5-2 as the favorite.

When playing at home, the Blue Jays have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 4-2. Overall, they are 9-7 vs. the run line, and they have covered the run line in two straight games. They have been a favorite in seven games, going 5-2 vs. the run line in those contests. Their average run margin in wins is +3.6, while it’s -5.9 in losses.

The Blue Jays have gone under the total in two straight games and in seven of their last eight games. Their games have averaged 8.8 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 7-8. The average over/under line in their games is 8 runs, and when the line has been set at 9 runs, the over/under record is 1-2.

Chris Bassitt Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Chris Bassitt is taking the mound for the Blue Jays in their matchup against the Yankees. In his first start of the season, he took a loss against the Astros, but bounced back with a win over the Mariners. In that win, he struck out 8 batters over 6 2/3 innings.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Blue Jays’ player projections for today, we see that Bo Bichette has the best chance to have a good game at the plate. Bichette has the best hits projection on the team and the 9th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a Blue Jays player to hit a home run, Daulton Varsho has the best odds on the team and the 9th best in the league today. George Springer has the 15th best hits projection in the league today and the 11th best odds to hit a home run.


Yankees vs Blue Jays Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Yankees vs. Blue Jays game is to take the Blue Jays on the money line at -112. We have the Blue Jays winning this one by a score of 6-5, meaning you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 9 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Chris Bassitt finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for 13th best among starters. As for Luis Gil, he is projected to finish with six K’s, which is good for eighth.

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