New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Best Odds and Preview for September 8, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | September 7, 2021, 10:47 pm

Alejandro Kirk leads the Toronto Blue Jays (75-62) into a matchup against the New York Yankees (78-60) after his two-home run outing in a 5-1 win over the Yankees. The Yankees are moneyline favorites (-121) for this tilt against the underdog Blue Jays (+102), which begins at 7:05 PM ET on Wednesday.

New York’s Luis Gil and Toronto’s Alek Manoah will start this matchup.

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 67% 33%
% of Stake 78% 22%

Yankees Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have won in 64, or 56.6%, of the 113 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year.
  • New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 58 of their 138 opportunities.
  • The Yankees rank 21st in the league with 595 total runs scored this season.
  • In nine games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, New York has a record of 2-7.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Yankees and their opponents are 3-7 in their last 10 games.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Gil (1-0) gets the starting nod for the Yankees in his fourth start of the season. He’s put together a .00 ERA in 15 2/3 innings pitched, with 18 strikeouts.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday, Aug. 17, the right-hander threw 4 2/3 scoreless innings against the Red Sox while surrendering three hits.
  • Gil’s team has won two of his three starts.
  • Gil’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in one of three games.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Aaron Judge 124 .289 .374 .526 30 75 134
Joey Gallo 95 .223 .372 .490 25 55 69
Giancarlo Stanton 116 .266 .356 .487 26 73 112
Anthony Rizzo 92 .248 .342 .446 14 40 80
Anthony Rizzo 26 .266 .349 .436 4 14 25
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Blue Jays Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have gone 25-23 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 52.1% of those games).
  • Toronto has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 137 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 62 of those games (62-74-1).
  • The Blue Jays score the fourth-most runs in baseball (698 total, 5.1 per game).
  • Toronto has been listed as the moneyline underdog by oddsmakers only two times in the last 10 games, and won both matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings — all of which had a set run total — the Blue Jays and their opponents combined to go over the total three times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Manoah gets the start for the Blue Jays, his 16th of the season. He is 5-2 with a 3.63 ERA and 88 strikeouts in 79 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s last time out was on Friday against the Athletics, when he tossed five innings, surrendering six earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • Manoah’s team is 11-4 over his 15 starts.
  • Manoah has had 15 starts with a set total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in eight of those games.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 136 .319 .402 .600 40 98 162
George Springer 56 .260 .351 .567 16 35 54
Marcus Semien 137 .270 .338 .548 38 88 148
Alejandro Kirk 43 .290 .362 .524 7 22 36
Teoscar Hernández 117 .292 .337 .507 25 93 133

Pick for Yankees vs. Blue Jays

Betting split data provided by regulated betting sites combined with an in-depth games analysis favors the Yankees to win over the Blue Jays.

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