Blue Jays vs. Yankees - 5/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (17-10) at Toronto Blue Jays (13-15)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
C Sabathia (0-4) (5.40) vs. M Buehrle (3-2) (6.75)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -114 / New York Yankees +104 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, RSN
The New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays play a rubber game Wednesday night.
The New York Yankees look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Yankees have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Yankees have won 12 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jacoby Ellsbury leads New York with 38 hits and four RBI while Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira have combined for 38 RBI. The New York Yankees have won seven of their last eight games on the road. CC Sabathia takes the hill, and he’s 0-4 with a 5.40 ERA and 25 strikeouts this season. Sabathia is 15-5 with a 3.25 ERA and 138 strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
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The Toronto Blue Jays look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Blue Jays have allowed 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Blue Jays have lost eight of their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 33 hits and 18 RBI while Devon Travis and Kevin Pillar have combined for 37 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won four of their last five games on their home field. Mark Buehrle gets the ball, and he’s 3-2 with a 6.75 ERA and 11 strikeouts this season. Buehrle is 1-14 with a 6.21 ERA and 73 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 1-7 in Sabathias last 8 starts. The Blue Jays are 7-2 in their last 9 games as a home underdog and 4-1 in Buehrles last 5 home starts. The Yankees are 8-3 in Sabathias last 11 starts vs. Blue Jays and the Blue Jays are 1-8 in Buehrles last 9 starts vs. Yankees.
You see Sabathia's career numbers against the Blue Jays and Buehrle's career numbers against the Yankees? Huge difference. The Yanks are the pick here.