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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays Picks & Betting Tips - Home Wins For Blue Jays

  • New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday
  • First pitch slated at the Rogers Centre for 19:07 ET
  • Right-hander Jameson Taillon (8-6, 4.41 ERA, 1.22 WHIP) takes the ball for NY
  • Toronto counter with left-hander Hyun Jin Ryu (13-9, 4.34 ERA, 1.21 WHIP)
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    New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays Picks & Betting Tips
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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays Picks & Betting Tips


Both teams are coming off an off day on Monday.

New York (89-67) has won six straight and the Yankees sit in fourth place in the AL, 1.0 game ahead of fifth place Boston and two games ahead of Toronto.

The Yankees are 7-3 in the last 10. The Yankees are 44-34 on the road and 30-23 vs. LHP.

Taillon has not pitched since Sept. 6, when he permitted 3 runs and 4 hits – 2 home runs –to go along with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts in an 8-0  home loss to the Blue Jays. Tailion has been on the injured list with a right ankle tendon injury.

Toronto (87-69) has won two in a row to move within a 1.0 game of Boston for the final wild card spot. 
The Blue Jays are 5-5 in their last 10. Toronto is 43-31 at home and 66-49 vs RHPs. 

Ryu has been awful the last two games, allowing 12 runs and 13 hits -- along with 4 home runs – to go along with 2 walks and 6 strikeouts in just 4.1 innings of work. The 34-year-old has permitted 5 or more runs in four of his last eight contests. 

Head To Head


Toronto has won four straight meetings against New York.

The Blue Jays lead the season-series 10-6, outscoring the Yankees 69-50.

New York Yankees Form


New York is coming off a three-game road sweep of Boston this weekend, winning each game by at least two runs. The Yankees outscored the Red Sox 19-9.

The Yankees have won six straight and are 13-11 in September.

New York’s offense has averaged 5.2 runs over the last 13 games while compiling a slash line of .262/.343/.487.

New York’s pitching staff pitching staff has compiled an 10-3 record over this 13 game-stretch with a 3.19 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, and .241 OBA.

Toronto Blue Jays Form


Toronto won the final two games against Minnesota to split a four-game road series with the Twins. The Blue Jays outscored the Twins 14-13. 

Toronto is 18-7 in September.

The Blue Jays offense averaged 3.9 runs over the last 13 games while compiling a slash line of .236/.294/.412.

Toronto’s pitching staff has compiled an 7-6 record over this 13 game-stretch with an 3.58 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, and .216 OBA.

Verdict

Tonight’s contest is the start of an immensely important series that could possibly decide the two AL wildcard winners.
 
While Toronto has struggled at the plate recently, the Blue Jays are still one of the top offensive teams in the majors and they hit well at the Rogers Centre (.814). The Jays also have hammered Taillon, who is 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA this year against Toronto, in his career. Taillon has also struggled on the road this year.

Meanwhile, Ryu has been in bad form over the last couple of months and has struggled at the Rogers Centre (4.92 ERA). However, Ryu has been magnificent against the Yankees in four games this year – posting a 2-0 record with a 1.88 ERA and a .188 batting average against.

Best Bet: Toronto Blue Jays Moneyline @-120.48 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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