New York Yankees (79-77) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (87-69)
As the MLB season nears its conclusion, the New York Yankees, sitting at 79-77, face off against the Toronto Blue Jays, who boast an 87-69 record. Set in the backdrop of the vibrant Rogers Centre, this clash is one of the highly anticipated ones in the late September schedule. With the playoffs looming, every game’s significance is elevated, making matchups like these a treasure trove for those looking to score on the best betting websites.
The New York Yankees, with a subpar 0.226 batting average, have managed to produce 647 runs this season thanks to their 213 homers and on-base percentage/slugging statistics of 0.304/0.398 respectively. On the pitching front they have maintained a 3.97 ERA with 1.23 WHIP showing some vulnerability but generally remaining competitive; they’ve allowed 488 walks while striking out 1383 opponents while maintaining an opponent batting average of 0.233 making them viable contenders on any given night.
The Toronto Blue Jays, on the other hand, have had great success at bat with a 0.256 average and have scored 716 runs off 1370 hits with an OBP/SLG% ratio of 0.329/0.416; showing their consistency and potency at bat. Furthermore, their pitching lineup boasts an ERA of 3.74 with a WHIP of 1.24; even though they walked fewer batters (470) than expected against them due to more strikeouts resulting in 0.240 lower opponent batting average vs an ERA 3.74/WHIP 1.24 ratio than expected by opponents; thus creating an unexpected 0.240 expected by opponents with an ERA 3.74/WHIP 1.24 ratio than expected by their opponents expected against them than expected by an ERA 3.74/1.24 pitching lineup
New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Game Info
|When:||Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 7:07 PM ET|
Michael King (4-7, 2.66 ERA) vs. Kevin Gausman (12-9, 3.29 ERA)
The Yankees will be putting their trust in Michael King for this crucial match. With a 4-7 W-L record this season, he’s maintained an impressive 2.66 ERA. Over 94.2 innings pitched, he’s allowed 79 hits, struck out 121 batters, and allowed just 7 home runs. His 1.12 WHIP indicates his commendable control over the game. King’s greatest strength lies in his ability to keep batters guessing, but facing the potent Blue Jays lineup will be a significant test.
Toronto, on the other hand, entrusts Kevin Gausman with the ball. With a 12-9 record and a 3.29 ERA over 178 innings, Gausman has showcased his endurance and skill. His 232 strikeouts underscore his dominant season. Despite the 19 homers allowed, he’s displayed an uncanny ability to bounce back in high-pressure situations.
MLB Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Blue Jays -170, Total Odds: 7.5
Given the current odds, there is a slight inclination towards the Blue Jays, especially considering their season performance. However, the Yankees’ recent road game successes might make this a tighter contest than what the odds suggest.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees are in formidable form on the road, with 8-2 SU in their last 10 games and an even more impressive 5-1 SU in their last 6 road games against Toronto. Betting trends also indicate that the total has gone UNDER in 8 of their last 9 games played on a Tuesday, signaling potential for a low-scoring game.
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto’s trends are a mixed bag. While they’ve had a good run in their last 9 games (7-2 SU), their recent struggles against the Yankees at home cannot be ignored. Interestingly, the total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 6 games, suggesting the possibility of a high-scoring game, especially against American League opponents.
New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays 09/26/23 Betting Picks
Considering the recent trends and team performance, this contest seems to lean slightly in favor of the Yankees, especially given their impressive road statistics. However, with the Blue Jays’ home advantage and their overall better season record, it’s a tough call.
In conclusion, while the Blue Jays might have an edge, it might be worth exploring the over/under, given the contradicting betting trends. The keyword to remember when exploring your baseball betting picks is research and current form.
Free Pick and Prediction: New York Yankees 4, Toronto Blue Jays 5