Yankees Vs Blue Jays: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 10, 2022

Written By Staff on May 9, 2022

The New York Yankees (20-8) and the Toronto Blue Jays (17-13) meet in the first of a two-game series on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium, starting at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees are coming off a 2-1 series win over the Rangers, and the Blue Jays head into the matchup after a 1-3 series loss to the Guardians. New York’s (-177 to win) Luis Severino gets the start against Toronto’s (+148) Yusei Kikuchi.

The betting insights in the following article are based off odds valid as of May 10, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Yankees vs Blue Jays Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Severino (NYY) Pitcher Kikuchi (TOR)
2 – 0 W/L 1 – 1
24.0 IP 20.2
3.75 ERA 4.35
1.292 WHIP 1.548
8.6 K/9 8.7
2.6 BB/9 6.1

Yankees Probable Starter Luis Severino

  • Severino makes the start for the Yankees, his sixth of the season. He is 2-0 with a 3.75 ERA and 23 strikeouts through 24 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Sunday, May 1 against the Kansas City Royals, when he threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • In five games this season, the 28-year-old has amassed a 3.75 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Severino is yet to record a quality start so far this season.
  • He will face off against a Blue Jays offense that ranks eighth in MLB with 233 total hits (on a .237 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .393 (eighth in MLB) with 34 total home runs (sixth in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 10, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Blue Jays Probable Starter Yusei Kikuchi

  • The Blue Jays’ Kikuchi (1-1) will make his sixth start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up one earned run in 6 2/3 innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the New York Yankees.
  • The 30-year-old has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 4.35 and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • He has earned a quality start one time in five starts this season.
  • The Yankees rank 13th in MLB with a .236 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks fourth in the league (.404) and 37 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 10, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have a 19-8 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 70.4% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -177 or shorter, New York has a 13-3 record (winning 81.2% of its games).
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Yankees a 63.9% chance to win.
  • In the 28 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for New York, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-18-0).
  • The Yankees have a 15-13-0 record against the spread this season (covering 53.6% of the time).
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Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have won four of the nine games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Toronto has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +148 odds on them winning this game.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 40.3% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays.
  • Games involving Toronto have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 11 of 30 chances this season.
  • The Blue Jays have an ATS record of 12-18-0 in 30 games with a spread this season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Anthony Rizzo is batting .238 with five doubles, nine home runs and 12 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Rizzo ranks 93rd in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage, and 12th in slugging.
  • Aaron Judge’s 29 hits and .608 slugging percentage both pace his team. He has six doubles, nine home runs and 11 walks while batting .284.
  • Among the qualified, Judge ranks 34th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage, and sixth in slugging.
  • DJ LeMahieu is batting .283 with five doubles, two home runs and nine walks, and has a team-high .359 on-base percentage.
  • Gleyber Torres is batting .220 with four doubles, a triple, four home runs and four walks.

Yankees Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Giancarlo Stanton 104 .240 8 6 19 .274 .697
Aaron Judge 102 .284 19 9 19 .354 .962
Anthony Rizzo 101 .238 15 9 22 .353 .907
DJ LeMahieu 92 .283 13 2 9 .359 .761
Josh Donaldson 91 .220 10 2 7 .336 .688
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 83 .265 15 0 7 .315 .652
Gleyber Torres 82 .220 5 4 13 .258 .697
Joey Gallo 71 .183 6 3 4 .284 .608
Aaron Hicks 68 .250 11 1 5 .395 .689
Kyle Higashioka 48 .146 5 0 4 .208 .416

Blue Jays Players to Watch

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with 30 hits and an OBP of .358, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .524.
  • Among all the qualified hitters in the majors, Guerrero’s batting average is 32nd, his on-base percentage ranks 38th, and he is 15th in slugging percentatge.
  • George Springer has 30 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .524, both of which are best among Toronto hitters this season.
  • Springer’s batting average is 32nd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him 53rd, and he is 15th in slugging.
  • Santiago Espinal has 25 hits this season and has a slash line of .269/.349/.441.
  • Bo Bichette leads Toronto with a slugging percentage of .360, fueled by nine extra-base hits.

Blue Jays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bo Bichette 125 .240 15 3 14 .269 .629
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 108 .241 12 2 10 .288 .649
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 105 .286 14 7 19 .358 .882
George Springer 105 .286 19 6 16 .342 .866
Matt Chapman 105 .200 10 5 14 .276 .666
Santiago Espinal 93 .269 10 2 12 .349 .790
Raimel Tapia 92 .207 11 1 7 .221 .493
Alejandro Kirk 77 .260 5 1 4 .348 .660
Zack Collins 54 .222 5 3 9 .288 .732
Bradley Zimmer 40 .075 2 1 1 .119 .269

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