Michael Pineda (5-5, 1.89 ERA) and R.A. Dickey (14-13, 3.71 ERA) take the hill in the second of a three-game series between the New York Yankees (0-1) and the Toronto Blue Jays (1-0) at Yankee Stadium. The Blue Jays won the last game 6-1 and Toronto leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 7:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Apr. 8 and can be seen on RSN and YES.
Pineda is 1-2 with a 4.11 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and 27 strikeouts against the Blue Jays. Brett Gardner (.250 ) went 1 for 4 Monday with one run, one home run, and one RBI. When pitching against the Yankees, Dickey is 6-3 with a 2.64 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, and 60 strikeouts. Kevin Pillar (.500 ) has been successful at the plate to the start the season, going 2 for 4 Monday with one run and one stolen base.
New York is a -135 favorite against Toronto and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at seven runs.
The Blue Jays have the edge in the season series, 1-0.
Predictions: SU Winner - TOR, O/U - Over
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games.
Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games.
Toronto is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games on the road.
Toronto is 4-20 SU in their last 24 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees.