Yankees at Blue Jays - 5/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (15-9) at Toronto Blue Jays (12-14)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
C Whitley (1-0) (1.80) vs. R Dickey (0-3) (5.23)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -115 / New York Yankees +105 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, RSN
The New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays begin a three-game series Monday night.
The New York Yankees look to stay hot after winning six of their last seven games. The Yankees have allowed nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The Yankees have won seven of their last eight games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Jacoby Ellsbury leads New York with 34 hits and three RBI while Mark Teixeira and Brian McCann have combined for 35 RBI. The New York Yankees have won six straight games on the road. Chase Whitley gets the nod, and he’s 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA and five strikeouts this season. Whitley is 1-1 with a 13.00 ERA and five strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
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The Toronto Blue Jays look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Blue Jays have allowed 23 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in nine of their last 10 games. The Blue Jays have lost seven of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 31 hits and 18 RBI while Devon Travis and Russell Martin have combined for 38 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won four of their last five games on their home field. R.A. Dickey takes the hill, and he’s 0-3 with a 5.23 ERA and 20 strikeouts this season. Dickey is 6-3 with a 2.55 ERA and 64 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series and 9-4 in Whitleys last 13 starts. The Blue Jays are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 1-5 in Dickeys last 6 starts. The under is 6-1 in Dickeys last 7 starts vs. Yankees.
The Yankees remain one of the hottest teams in baseball and they're hard to bet against when getting plus money. Keep riding that NY money train until it stops moving.