Monday, May 23, 2011

Blue Jays vs Yankees MLB Odds

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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees meet at Yankee Stadium.
The Blue Jays will trot Carlos Villanueva out to the mound in this one. Righthander Villanueva has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Yankees will be Bartolo Colon. The righthander has a 2.93 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Yankees listed as 168-moneyline favorites versus the Blue Jays, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +129 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Mets on May 22. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -182 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Current streak:
New York has won 2 straight games.
Team records:
Toronto: 23-23 SU
New York: 25-20 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Houston are 2-3
After a loss are 6-4

New York most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games on the road
Toronto is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games at home
Next up:
NY Yankees home to Toronto, Tuesday, May 24


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