Blue Jays vs Yankees: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 13, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 13, 2021

The New York Yankees (5-5) will look to Kyle Higashioka, who is coming off of a two-homer game, to lead them in a matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays (4-6) on Tuesday at 7:07 PM ET. Higashioka and the Yankees are +108 underdogs for the contest, according to bookmakers. Hyun-Jin Ryu starts for Toronto while Jameson Taillon is New York’s starter for the contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 13, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Blue Jays vs Yankees Betting Lines

Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • The Blue Jays won 17, or 68%, of the 25 games they played as favorites last season.
  • Toronto had a record of 11-6 in games where bookmakers favored them by at least -125 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Blue Jays, based on the moneyline, is 53.6%.
  • Toronto and its opponents went over the total last season in 27 of their 56 opportunities.

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Yankees Betting Insights

  • The Yankees were victorous in two of the seven contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Last year, New York won one of four games when listed as at least +108 on the moneyline.
  • The Yankees have an implied victory probability of 46.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • New York and its opponents went over in 26 of their 54 games with a total set by sportsbooks last season.

Yankees Probable Pitcher – Jameson Taillon

  • The Yankees will look to Taillon (0-0) to open the game and make his second start this season.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Wednesday against the Orioles, when he went 4 2/3 innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up three hits.
  • The Yankees have not been a moneyline underdog when Taillon starts this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 13, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Blue Jays Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 4-6
Home 1-3
Road 3-3
vs LHP (Starters) 1-1
vs RHP (Starters) 3-5
Day Games 3-1
Night Games 1-5

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Blue Jays Probable Pitcher – Hyun-Jin Ryu

  • Ryu will get the start for the Blue Jays, his third of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw seven innings, giving up two earned runs while allowing seven hits against the Rangers.
  • The 34-year-old does not rank in the top 15 in strikeouts and ERA among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign.
  • His team lost his only start as a favorite this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 13, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 5-5
Home 3-3
Road 2-2
vs LHP (Starters) 1-3
vs RHP (Starters) 4-2
Day Games 0-2
Night Games 5-3

Blue Jays Hitting Stats

  • The Blue Jays averaged 1.5 home runs per game to rank eighth in MLB play with 88 total home runs last season.
  • The Blue Jays averaged 1.6 homers per home game last season (47 total at home).
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. finished with a .308 average, 11 home runs and 33 RBI last season.
  • Randal Grichuk slugged 12 homers and finished with 35 RBI.

Yankees Hitting Stats

  • The Yankees ranked fifth in Major League Baseball with 94 home runs.
  • They won 21 of the 26 games last season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • DJ LeMahieu had a batting average of .364 with 71 total hits last season.
  • Gio Urshela made the most of his opportunities with 30 runs batted in while picking up 45 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Blue Jays (-125)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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