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New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays odds, tips and betting trends | June 17

On Friday, a clash of AL East rivals is on the docket, with the New York Yankees (47-16) visiting the Toronto Blue Jays (37-26) at 7:07 PM ET.

The Blue Jays (+100 underdog moneyline odds) play at home against the Yankees (-120). The scheduled starters are Jordan Montgomery (2-1) for the New York Yankees, and Ross Stripling (3-1) for the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Yankees kocked off the Rays by a 2-1 score in their most recent game yesterday. Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead them offensively while Michael King earned the win after throwing one inning without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out two.

The Blue Jays fell to the Orioles 10-2 yesterday. Teoscar Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI, and Kevin Gausman was handed the loss, pitching 2 1/3 innings, giving up five earned runs on seven hits while striking out three.

To prepare for this Yankees vs. Blue Jays showdown, here’s everything you need to prepare for Friday’s MLB action.

New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Yankees (-120, bet $120 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Blue Jays (+100, bet $100 to win $100)
  • Over/under: 9.5

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Yankees Stats and Trends

Yankees Betting Records

  • This season, the Yankees have won 43 out of the 58 games, or 74.1%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • New York has entered 56 games this season favored by -120 or more and is 42-14 in those contests.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 54.5% chance of a victory for the Yankees.
  • New York and its opponents have hit the over in 27 of their 62 games with a total this season.
  • In 62 games with a spread this season, the Yankees are 32-30-0 ATS.

Jordan Montgomery (Yankees Probable Starter)

  • The Yankees’ Montgomery (2-1) will make his 13th start of the season.
  • The left-hander allowed five hits in seven scoreless innings pitched against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 2.70, a 5.1 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .975 in 12 games this season.
  • He’s looking to extend his four-game quality start streak.
  • Montgomery has five starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • The Blue Jays rank 10th in MLB with 288 runs scored this season. They have a .258 batting average this campaign with 79 home runs (seventh in the league).
  • The left-hander has allowed the Blue Jays to go 6-for-20 with a double and two RBI in five innings this season.
  • Among qualified pitchers this season, the 29-year-old’s 2.70 ERA ranks 18th, .975 WHIP ranks 14th, and 6.9 K/9 ranks 49th.

Yankees Batting Stats

  • No team in MLB has hit more homers than the Yankees, who have connected on 101 this season.
  • Hitters for the Yankees have a combined .433 slugging percentage this season, which ranks second in MLB.
  • New York’s .244 batting average ranks 13th in the league this season.
  • The Yankees have scored the second-most runs in the league this season with 315.
  • New York is among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fifth with an OBP of .323.
  • The Yankees have shown patience at the plate this season with the 10th-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.1) among MLB offenses.

Blue Jays Stats and Trends

Blue Jays Betting Records

  • The Blue Jays have been victorious in seven, or 50%, of the 14 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Toronto has a win-loss record of 6-6 when favored by +100 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Blue Jays have a 50% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Toronto and their opponents have hit the over in 32 of their 62 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Blue Jays have an against the spread record of 28-34-0 in 62 games with a line this season.

Ross Stripling (Blue Jays Probable Starter)

  • Stripling (3-1) gets the starting nod for the Blue Jays in his eighth start of the season. He has a 3.14 ERA in 43 innings pitched, with 35 strikeouts.
  • His most recent time out was on Sunday against the Detroit Tigers, when the righty tossed six scoreless innings while allowing just one hit.
  • The 32-year-old has put together a 3.14 ERA and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings during 15 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .209 to opposing hitters.
  • Stripling is looking to collect his second quality start of the year in this outing.
  • Stripling will look to pitch five or more innings for his third straight appearance. He’s averaging 2.3 innings per outing.
  • He will face a Yankees team that is hitting .244 as a unit (13th in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .433 (second in the league) with 101 total home runs (first in MLB play).
  • Stripling has thrown four innings, giving up two earned runs on five hits while striking out three against the Yankees this season.

Blue Jays Batting Stats

  • The Blue Jays are seventh in MLB action with 79 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
  • So far this year, the Blue Jays rank third in the league, slugging .430.
  • Toronto’s .258 batting average is second-best in MLB.
  • The offense for the Blue Jays is No. 10 in baseball scoring 4.6 runs per game (288 total runs).
  • Toronto is third in the league with a .325 on-base percentage.
  • The Blue Jays strike out 7.8 times per game to rank eighth in the league.

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