by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
Recent results on the field and a historical trend both appear to be promising for the Toronto Blue Jays in their first series this season against the New York Yankees.
The Blue Jays are -140 home favorites with the Yankees coming back as a +120 underdog and there is a 9.0-run total on the MLB odds for Monday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. It is the first time this band of Blue Jays have been favored at home against the Yankees since the last such instance in this AL East matchup was on April 1, 2018, according to the OddsShark MLB Database.
The Blue Jays are 10-6 in their last 16 games at a home stadium, with a 7-8-1 over/under/push split. The Yankees are 4-10 in their last 14 games as an away underdog, with the UNDER hitting seven times with two pushes at online betting sites. In the long term, Toronto is 14-6 in its last 20 games as a home favorite against New York with the UNDER hitting 14 times.
Toronto’s bats are thriving at Sahlen Field in Buffalo. The Blue Jays are scoring 6.3 runs per game there and their .878 home OPS (on-base-plus-slugging) is the second-highest …
Author: Zach Laing / Blue Jays Nation