Blue Jays vs Yankees Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 20

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  • The (82-36) are favorites vs the (82-36)
  • Blue Jays starting pitcher: Mitchell White (1-3), 3.71 ERA
  • Yankees starting pitcher: Gerrit Cole (9-5), 3.30 ERA
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The Toronto Blue Jays () visit Yankee Stadium to take on the New York Yankees () on Saturday, August 20, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05pm EDT in Bronx.

The are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at ().

The Blue Jays vs Yankees Over/Under is total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Blue Jays are 63-54 against the spread (ATS), while the Yankees are 52-67 ATS.

Blue Jays vs. Yankees Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Blue Jays O
Yankees U

Blue Jays vs Yankees Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Yankees will win Saturday‘s matchup with 67.0% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Blue Jays and Yankees and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Blue Jays Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Blue Jays players for Saturday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr has hit the Singles Over in 33 of his last 48 away games (+15.30 Units / 26% ROI)
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr has hit the Total Bases Over in 44 of his last 74 games (+12.90 Units / 16% ROI)
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr has hit the Hits Over in 28 of his last 48 away games (+12.80 Units / 16% ROI)
  • Teoscar Hernandez has hit the Hits Over in 13 of his last 15 away games (+11.85 Units / 39% ROI)
  • Alejandro Kirk has hit the Runs Under in 13 of his last 15 games (+9.95 Units / 43% ROI)

Best Yankees Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Yankees players for Saturday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Runs Under in 45 of his last 62 games at home (+17.10 Units / 18% ROI)
  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Hits Under in 12 of his last 14 games at home (+14.80 Units / 66% ROI)
  • Aaron Hicks has hit the Hits Under in 14 of his last 16 games at home (+13.20 Units / 78% ROI)
  • Aaron Hicks has hit the Total Bases Under in 14 of his last 16 games at home (+13.20 Units / 77% ROI)
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa has hit the Total Bases Under in 17 of his last 23 games (+11.70 Units / 32% ROI)

Yankees vs Blue Jays Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aaron Judge 0.5 +170 0.5 -250
Andrew Benintendi 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000
Anthony Rizzo 0.5 +260 0.5 -400
DJ LeMahieu 0.5 +650 0.5 -2000
Gleyber Torres 0.5 +450 0.5 -900

Yankees vs Blue Jays Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Anthony Rizzo 0.5 -225 0.5 +150
DJ LeMahieu 1.5 +175 1.5 -250
Gleyber Torres 0.5 -225 0.5 +160
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 0.5 -200 0.5 +135
Jose Trevino 0.5 -200 0.5 +145

Yankees vs Blue Jays RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aaron Judge 0.5 -110 0.5 -130
Andrew Benintendi 0.5 +155 0.5 -225
Anthony Rizzo 0.5 +110 0.5 -160
DJ LeMahieu 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Gleyber Torres 0.5 +170 0.5 -250

Yankees vs Blue Jays Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Gerrit Cole 7.5 +105 7.5 -150
Mitch White 3.5 -140 3.5 +100
  • The Toronto Blue Jays have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 48 of their last 76 games (+21.45 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Toronto Blue Jays have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 8 of their last 14 away games (+2.15 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Toronto Blue Jays have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 8 of their last 14 away games (+0.75 Units / 4% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 11 of their last 15 games at home (+6.60 Units / 40% ROI)

Blue Jays Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Blue Jays have gone 50-67 against the Run Line (-21.6 Units / -15.23% ROI).

  • 63-54 when betting on the Moneyline for -22.8 Units / -11.56% ROI
  • 59-57 when betting on the total runs Over for -3.9 Units / -3.05% ROI
  • 57-59 when betting on the total runs Under for -8.85 Units / -6.82% ROI

Yankees Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Blue Jays have gone 52-67 against the Run Line (-16.95 Units / -12.31% ROI).

  • 73-46 when betting on the Moneyline for -1.65 Units / -0.76% ROI
  • 56-58 when betting on the total runs Over for -8.05 Units / -6.13% ROI
  • 58-56 when betting on the total runs Under for -3.55 Units / -2.71% ROI

Mitch White has not allowed a HR in any of his last four starts dating back to July 21st — the longest active streak is 8.

Opponents are hitting just .196 (10-for-51) against Mitch White on inside fastballs this season — tied for 14th best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 58 total IP; League Avg: .259 — 88th Percentile.

Mitch White has struck out just 13% (18/134) of left-handed batters he faced this season — 8th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 58 total IP; League Avg: 22% — seventh Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 13% (11/82) against Mitch White this month (2 games) — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 7 total IP; League Avg: 24% — 0 Percentile.

Gerrit Cole: Yankees Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

54% of Gerrit Cole’s strikeouts have come on 97+ MPH fastballs this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 7% — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 38% (63/164) against Gerrit Cole on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 3rd best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — 96th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 39% (265/682) against Gerrit Cole in non-two strike counts this season — best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — 100th Percentile.

Gerrit Cole has located his fastball away 61% of the time (739/1,207) this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 42% — 100th Percentile.

Blue Jays Keys to the Game vs. the Yankees

The Blue Jays are just 2-44 (.043) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — tied for 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .088.

The Blue Jays are 53-14 (.791) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .706.

The Blue Jays are 50-2 (.962) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .885.

The Blue Jays are 55-3 (.948) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .912.

Yankees Keys to the Game vs. the Blue Jays

The Yankees are 9-30 (.231) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .115.

The Yankees are 42-19 (.689) at home this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .529.

The Yankees are 25-4 (.862) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .795.

The Yankees are 44-11 (.800) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 7th best in MLB; League Avg: .712.

Blue Jays hitters are slugging .660 on the first pitch of at-bats since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .571.

The Blue Jays are batting .264 with two outs since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .234.

The Blue Jays are batting .266 against LHP since the start of last season — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .247.

The Blue Jays have an average Exit Velocity of 90.3 MPH since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 88.7.

Yankees hitters are averaging 4.05 pitches per plate appearance since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 3.90.

Yankees hitters have an OPS of .752 (3,311 PA’s) in innings 7-9 since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .694.

Yankees hitters have drawn 778 walks in 7,546 PA’s (10%) against RHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Yankees hitters have drawn 238 walks in 1,848 PA’s (13%) in close and late situations since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of just 41% against Blue Jays pitchers this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Opponents have a line drive rate of 25% against Blue Jays pitchers this season — tied for highest in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

Blue Jays pitchers have walked 786 of 10,308 batters (8%) since the start of last season — tied for 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

The Blue Jays pitchers have allowed division opponents to score first in just 36% of their games since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

The average home run distance against the Yankees pitchers since the start of last season is 392.0 feet — best in MLB; League Avg: 399.6

Yankees pitchers have walked 163 of 2,523 batters (7%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — tied for 5th best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Opponents have a miss rate of 29% against Yankees pitchers since the start of last season — tied for best in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Yankees pitchers have a strikeout rate of 46% with two-strikes since the start of last season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Giancarlo Stanton (Yankees): Achilles, D10
  • Michael King (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Miguel Castro (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Zachary Britton (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Harrison Bader (Yankees): Foot, D10
  • Stephen Ridings (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Chad Green (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Clayton Holmes (Yankees): Back, D15
  • Luis Severino (Yankees): Lat, D60
  • Matthew Carpenter (Yankees): Foot, D10
  • Julian Merryweather (Blue Jays): Side, D60
  • Hyun Jin Ryu (Blue Jays): Forearm, D60
  • Nathan Pearson (Blue Jays): Mono, D60
  • George Springer (Blue Jays): Knee, Day-to-Day
  • Tayler Saucedo (Blue Jays): Hip, D60
  • Timothy Mayza (Blue Jays): Shoulder, D15

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