Yankees vs. Blue Jays - 9/13/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Blue Jays (81-60) at New York Yankees (77-63)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 1:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
R Dickey (10-10) (4.01) vs. Masahiro Tanaka (11-6) (3.57)
The Line: New York Yankees -137 / Toronto Blue Jays +127 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays look to sweep the New York Yankees Sunday afternoon.
The Toronto Blue Jays look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Blue Jays have scored 24 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven straight games. The Blue Jays have won 10 of their last 12 when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 169 hits and 119 RBI while Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista have combined for 200 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won eight of their last 12 road games. R.A. Dickey gets the ball, and he’s 10-10 with a 4.01 ERA and 116 strikeouts this season. Dickey is 7-3 with a 2.35 ERA and 67 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
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The New York Yankees need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Yankees have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Yankees have won six of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 138 hits and 59 RBI while Brett Gardner and Didi Gregorius have combined for 116 RBI. The New York Yankees have lost four straight home games. Masahiro Tanaka takes the hill, and he’s 11-6 with a 3.57 ERA and 125 strikeouts this season. Tanaka is 4-2 with a 2.65 ERA and 41 strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays are 6-0 in their last 6 Sunday games and 10-1 in Dickeys last 11 starts. The Yankees are 53-26 in their last 79 during game 4 of a series and 14-6 in Tanakas last 20 starts. The Blue Jays are 5-2 in Dickeys last 7 starts vs. Yankees.
This line is rather surprising considering Dickey is no slouch and the Blue Jays continue to kick butt and take names. Yes, Tanaka probably should be the favorite, but the value is all on Toronto with the plus money.