MLB Picks: Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are 3-0 as home favorites of -125 to -150 this season, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Thursday, as they open up a four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.
Sports bettors will find that the Yankees are -142 favorites in the pro baseball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total stands at 8.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this American League East matchup from a betting perspective while offering up a prediction along the way.
Toronto Blue Jays
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The Toronto Blue Jays haven't won back-to-back games since April 12-13; they're coming off a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles as -128 road favorites Thursday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Blue Jays are 17-26 as road underdogs of +125 to +150, with the UNDER going 23-18-2 in that situation.
New York Yankees
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The New York Yankees went 3-3 on their recently completed six-game road trip, which ended with a 3-0 setback to the Tampa Bay Rays as +124 underdogs Wednesday.
MLB handicappers will find that the Yankees have won 19 of their last 26 home games against the Toronto Blue Jays.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the New York Yankees as one of their MLB picks Thursday night, as the Toronto Blue Jays are 1-7 after recording a win during the 2013 season.
MLB Pick: New York Yankees -142
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