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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays
Friday, 7:05 pm Eastern


SBG Global Opening Line: Blue Jays  - 114 ,  Total  7.5 Under -115

An excellent pitching matchup should be on tap Friday when the New York Yankees open up a series in Toronto against the Blue Jays.  Joba Chamberlain gets the start for New York while Roy Halladay goes for Toronto.  Chamberlain is 2-2 with a sparkling 2.45 ERA while Halladay is 10-6 with a 2.88 ERA. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Blue Jays at Home.

 

Chamberlain has pitched better on the road this season than at home.  His ERA on the road is 1.11 compared to 3.41 at home.  In his last start against Boston he went six innings, allowing three runs. Halladay is headed for the All-Star game after this start and is in fine form. He allowed only two runs on six hits in seven innings in his last start against the Angels.  He is 11-5 with a 3.03 ERA in his career against the Yankees.

 

Here are the MLB betting stats for Friday’s game. The Yankees are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. the American League East. The Yankees are 4-0 in their last 4 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Yankees are 7-2 in their last 9 road games. The Yankees are 9-4 in their last 13 games as a road underdog. The Yankees are 5-1 in Chamberlain’s last 6 starts. The Yankees are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Toronto.

SBG Global Current Line: Blue Jays  - 123 ,  Total  7.5 Under -120

 

The Blue Jays are 4-0 in their last 4 home games. The Blue Jays are 12-5 in their last 17 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Blue Jays are 39-12 in Halladay’s last 51 starts as a home favorite. The Blue Jays are 37-16 in Halladay’s last 53 starts vs. the American League East. The Blue Jays are 6-0 in Halladay’s last 6 home starts vs. the Yankees.

 

The Under is 9-2-1 in the Yankees last 12 overall. The Under is 9-3-1 in the Yankees last 13 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 25-10-1 in the Yankees last 36 vs. the American League East. The Under is 10-4 in the Yankees last 14 road games vs. a right-handed starter.

 

The Over is 6-0 in the Blue Jays last 6 vs. the American League East. The Over is 4-1 in the Blue Jays last 5 overall. The Over is 4-1-1 in the Blue Jays last 6 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Over is 5-2 in the Blue Jays last 7 games as a home favorite. The Over is 5-2-1 in Halladay’s last 8 starts as a home favorite. The Under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings between the two teams.

 

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