MLB Matchups  >>  Toronto Blue Jays vs. NY Yankees Yankees Preview 04/26/2013

 
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The division rival Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Yankee Stadium.

Righthander Josh Johnson will take the mound for the Blue Jays to start this game. Johnson is 0-1 this season with a 6.87 ERA.

Johnson's opponent in this one will be Ivan Nova. The Yankees righthander has a 6.13 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Jays listed as 105-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.
Toronto lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Yankees on April 25. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

TEAM RECORDS:
Toronto: 9-14 SU
New York: 12-9 SU
TORONTO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

NEW YORK MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 8 games at home
NY Yankees are 13-2 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Toronto
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Toronto

NEXT UP:
NY Yankees home to Toronto, Saturday, April 27