New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

MLB York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction 4/16/2024

The New York Yankees (12-5) travel to face off against the Toronto Blue Jays (9-8) on Tuesday, April 16th. 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 Yankees. First pitch is set for 7:07 ET.

Yankees vs Blue Jays

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Toronto picked up a 3-1 win over the Yankees in the most recent game of this series. The Blue Jays had a two-run 2nd inning and added an insurance run in the 3rd, while the Yankees got on the board with one run in the 4th. Both offenses went silent after that.

Chris Bassitt started for the Blue Jays and picked up the win, going 6 1/3 innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with five strikeouts but issued two walks. As for the Yankees, Luis Gil got the start and took the loss, giving up three earned runs in five innings of work.

Alejandro Kirk was the only player in the game to have more than one hit, as he went 2/3 with an RBI. Kirk’s two-run single in the 2nd inning proved to be the game’s biggest hit.

The Yankees kick off their series vs. the Blue Jays, having lost two straight games. Currently, the Yankees lead the AL East on a 1.5-game lead over the Orioles. Overall, they have a record of 12-5. So far, they are a perfect 5-0 in series matchups.

At home, the Yankees have gone 4-2 this season, and they have been even better on the road, as they are 8-3. New York has yet to lose a series on the road this year. When coming into a game as the favorite, the Yankees are 7-4 this season.

When the Yankees are on the road, they have a run line record of 6-5, but they are just 2-4 at home. They have a run line record of 3-8 as the favorite and 5-1 as the underdog. Their average run margin in winning games is 2.9, while it is -3.2 in losing games.

Through 16 games, the New York Yankees have an over/under record of 5-11. The average over/under line in their games is 9 runs, but the over/under line for today’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays is set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average in their games this season is 8.3 runs per game. In games where the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs, their record is 3-4. So far this season, 35.3% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs.

Carlos Rodón Gets The Start For The Yankees

Carlos Rodón and the Yankees are on the road to take on the Blue Jays. Rodón has been solid in his first two starts, going 5 1/3 innings and then 6 innings, picking up a win in his last outing. He has 6 strikeouts in each of his first two starts and has given up a total of 4 earned runs.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

For the Yankees, we have Aaron Judge with the highest home run projection on the team and the 5th highest in the league today. Giancarlo Stanton is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 7th in the league. Gleyber Torres has the best hits projection on the team and Juan Soto is 2nd in terms of total hits.

Toronto will be looking to pick up another win today, as they are currently just above .500 at 9-8 and are on a three-game winning streak. In the AL East, they are 3rd place, three games behind the Yankees. So far, they have gone just 4-4 against other AL East teams.

At home, the Blue Jays are 5-2 this season and just under .500 at 4-6 on the road. Toronto has won their last three games as the underdog and are 6-2 when favored this year.

When it comes to the run line, the Blue Jays have been a solid bet at home, going 5-2. They have an overall run line record of 10-7, and they have covered the run line in three straight games. Their average run margin in winning games is +3.4, while their average run margin in losing games is -5.9.

When the Toronto Blue Jays play at home, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. So far this season, their games have averaged 8.5 runs per game, and their over/under record is 7-9. Their games have gone under the total in their last three games, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8.5 runs is 0-5. This season, only 17.6% of their games have had an over/under line set at 8.5 runs or higher.

Yusei Kikuchi Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Yusei Kikuchi will be making his third start of the season for the Blue Jays, and he will be facing the Yankees at home. In his first start, he went 5 1/3 innings and had 7 strikeouts. He followed that up with a 6-inning outing, where he struck out 9 against the Mariners.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

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For the Blue Jays, our model is projecting Bo Bichette to have the most hits on the team, with George Springer coming in 2nd. Bichette’s hits projection is 18th best in the league today. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has the best odds to hit a home run for the Blue Jays, with his odds being 12th best in the league. If you’re looking for a longshot, Davis Schneider has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team.


Yankees vs Blue Jays Prediction


Our prediction for this Yankees vs. Blue Jays matchup is to take the Blue Jays on the money line, with the payout sitting at -103. We actually have the Blue Jays winning this game by a score of 4.1 to 4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Carlos Rodón finishing with 6 strikeouts, which is 11th among starters. As for Yusei Kikuchi, we have him finishing with five strikeouts, which is 13th among starters.

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