New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Best Odds and Preview for September 7, 2021

By BestOdds Analyst | September 6, 2021, 4:47 pm

Gerrit Cole will attempt to pick up his 15th victory of the 2021 campaign when his New York Yankees (78-59) host the Toronto Blue Jays (74-62) at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees are favored in the matchup (-190) against the Blue Jays (+165).

New York has Cole set to start, while Toronto will counter with Steven Matz.

Best Odds for New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays in which the Yankees are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Yankees vs Blue Jays Moneyline Action

Yankees vs Blue Jays Moneyline Action
Yankees Blue Jays
% of Bets 70% 30%
% of Stake 76% 24%

Yankees Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have come away with 64 wins in the 112 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • New York and their opponents have gone over in 58 of their 137 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Yankees have scored 594 runs (4.3 per game) this season, which ranks 21st in MLB.
  • New York has played as the favorite in nine of its past 10 games and has gone 3-6 in those contests.
  • In their last 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, the Yankees and their foes are 4-6 when it comes to hitting the over.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Cole gets the start for the Yankees, his 26th of the season. He is 14-6 with a 2.73 ERA and 215 strikeouts in 155 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Wednesday against the Angels, when he went seven innings, allowing one earned run while giving up four hits.
  • Cole’s team has compiled a 14-11 record in his 25 starts.
  • Cole has started 25 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The teams have combined to hit the over in 11 of them.

Key Players

Aaron Judge 123 .291 .377 .530 30 75 134
Joey Gallo 95 .223 .372 .490 25 55 69
Giancarlo Stanton 115 .266 .357 .489 26 73 111
Anthony Rizzo 92 .248 .342 .446 14 40 80
Anthony Rizzo 25 .256 .343 .433 4 13 23
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Blue Jays Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays are 24-23 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 51.1% of those games).
  • In the 136 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Toronto, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 62 times (62-73-1).
  • The Blue Jays are the fourth-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.1 runs per game (693 total).
  • Over the last 10 games, Toronto has been listed as the moneyline underdog by bookmakers only once, a game it won.
  • Over their last 10 outings (all 10 of them had set totals), the Blue Jays and their opponents combined to hit the over three times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Matz gets the start for the Blue Jays, his 25th of the season. He is 10-7 with a 3.80 ERA and 116 strikeouts in 123 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Wednesday against the Orioles, the left-hander threw five innings, giving up two earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • Matz’s team is 11-13 over his 24 starts.
  • Matz has started 24 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in 13 of them.

Key Players

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 135 .321 .403 .604 40 98 162
George Springer 56 .260 .351 .567 16 35 54
Marcus Semien 136 .267 .335 .540 37 87 146
Teoscar Hernández 116 .292 .338 .509 25 93 132
Alejandro Kirk 42 .275 .350 .467 5 20 33

Pick for Yankees vs. Blue Jays

Our in-depth statistical analysis paired with the betting split data provided by regulated betting sites favors the Yankees to win over the Blue Jays.

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