Yankees vs. Blue Jays Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Yankees vs. Blue Jays Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Yankees will take the field against the Toronto Blue Jays (12-8) on Saturday. The game begins at 1:05 PM ET on YES, with the Yankees listed as -177 favorites on the moneyline.

Gerrit Cole will get the ball for New York while Toronto will counter with Alek Manoah.

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -177
  • Blue Jays odds to win: +151
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • Time: 1:05 PM ET
  • TV: YES

Who Will Win Yankees vs. Blue Jays?

Yankees and Blue Jays Betting Trends

The Yankees have a 12-7 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 63.2% of those games).

New York has played as moneyline favorites of -177 or shorter in just two games this season, which it split 1-1.

The Blue Jays have been underdogs in eight games this season and won five (62.5%) of those contests.

Toronto has not been a bigger underdog this season than the +151 moneyline set for this game.

The Yankees have played in 20 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total seven times (7-13-0).

The Blue Jays and their opponents have hit the over in nine of their 20 games with a total this season.

Yankees Stats & Insights

The Yankees have the No. 19 offense in baseball scoring 4.5 runs per game (89 total runs).

New York averages 1.4 home runs per game to rank fourth in baseball with 28 total home runs.

The Yankees rank 23rd in MLB with a .229 batting average.

New York’s 8.9 strikeouts per game rank 19th in the majors.

The 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Yankees pitching staff ranks second in MLB.

New York has a 3.17 team ERA that ranks fifth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Blue Jays Stats & Insights

The Blue Jays have scored 93 runs (4.7 per game) this season, which ranks 13th in MLB.

Toronto’s 22 home runs rank 14th in Major League Baseball.

The Blue Jays’ .261 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking sixth in MLB.

Toronto ranks ninth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.2 Ks per contest.

The Blue Jays have a 9.1 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 11th in the majors.

Toronto has pitched to a 4.70 ERA this season, which ranks 20th in baseball.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

Cole gets the start for the Yankees, his fifth of the season. He is 4-0 with a .95 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 28 1/3 innings pitched.

Aaron Judge leads New York in home runs (six) and runs batted in (11) this season while batting .271.

Anthony Rizzo is batting .324 to lead New York, while adding four homers and 10 runs batted in this season.

Gleyber Torres has 15 hits this season and a slash line of .238/.388/.397.

DJ LeMahieu has collected 14 hits this season and has an OBP of .328. He’s slugging .458 on the year.

Blue Jays Key Players to Watch

Manoah (1-1) will take the mound for the Blue Jays, his fifth start of the season.

Matt Chapman has racked up a team-high batting average of .380, and leads the Blue Jays in home runs (five) and runs batted in (17).

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has a double, four home runs and nine walks while batting .346.

Bo Bichette has four doubles, four home runs and four walks while batting .349.

George Springer is batting .207 with a double, three home runs and seven walks.

Yankees and Blue Jays Injuries

Yankees: Giancarlo Stanton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Harrison Bader: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lou Trivino: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

Blue Jays: Mitchell White: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Chad Green: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Yankees 3, Blue Jays 2
  • Total Prediction: Under 7.5 runs
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