Yankees vs Blue Jays Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 19, 2022

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The New York Yankees (73-46) will host the Toronto Blue Jays (63-54), in the second game of a four-game series, Friday at 7:05 PM ET. On the mound for the Yankees will be Jameson Taillon (10-3), matched up against the Blue Jays’ Kevin Gausman (8-9).

Per the moneyline, the matchup between the Yankees (-112) and Blue Jays (-106) looks like a close one. The game’s total is set at 8.

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-112)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -111, Under: -109)

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When, Where, at What Time is Yankees vs. Blue Jays

  • Game Day: Friday, August 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Stadium: Yankee Stadium

Yankees Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Giancarlo Stanton 10 Day Injury List Achilles
Harrison Bader 10 Day Injury List Foot
Matt Carpenter 10 Day Injury List Foot
Clay Holmes 15 Day Injury List Back
Michael King 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Severino 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Chad Green 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Miguel Castro 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Zack Britton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Stephen Ridings 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
DJ LeMahieu Day-to-day Toe
Derek Dietrich Suspended List Suspension

Blue Jays Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tim Mayza 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Hyun-Jin Ryu 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Nate Pearson 60 Day Injury List Back
Julian Merryweather 60 Day Injury List Oblique
Tayler Saucedo 60 Day Injury List Hip
Matt Peacock Minors Illness

Last Time Out: Yankees and Blue Jays

Jose Berrios (6.00 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 9 K) registered a win in the Blue Jays’ 9-2 victory over the Yankees yesterday. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. led the way offensively, going 1-for-5 with a home run and three RBI. Frankie Montas (6.00 IP, 6 R, 8 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Yankees.

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Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Yankees have won 69 out of the 110 games, or 62.7%, in which they’ve been favored. New York has a record of 69-41 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -112 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 52.8%. New York and its opponents have hit the over in 58 of their 119 games with a total this season. The Yankees are 52-67-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 115 .295 (18) .393 (6) .661 (1) 9.1% (1) 25.4% (123) 13.4% (7)
Anthony Rizzo 108 .220 (129) .337 (63) .497 (19) 6.3% (5) 18.3% (58) 11.4% (25)
DJ LeMahieu 107 .282 (30) .382 (8) .418 (78) 2.6% (90) 13.0% (17) 13.2% (8)
Andrew Benintendi 113 .301 (13) .375 (14) .386 (111) 0.6% (139) 15.2% (29) 10.7% (38)
Gleyber Torres 108 .246 (95) .296 (124) .434 (64) 4.0% (38) 21.4% (87) 6.1% (117)

Blue Jays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Blue Jays have come away with nine wins in the 20 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Toronto has a win-loss record of 9-10 when favored by -106 or worse by bookmakers this year. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Blue Jays have a 51.5% chance of walking away with the win. Toronto and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 60 of their 117 opportunities. The Blue Jays have posted a record of 53-64-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 116 .282 (30) .352 (35) .509 (14) 5.2% (19) 16.5% (44) 8.9% (70)
George Springer 93 .267 (51) .343 (50) .477 (28) 4.5% (27) 18.3% (58) 9.3% (57)
Alejandro Kirk 104 .299 (16) .380 (10) .452 (45) 3.1% (71) 10.2% (3) 11.0% (30)
Bo Bichette 115 .260 (69) .300 (120) .427 (69) 3.4% (60) 24.7% (117) 5.6% (125)
Matt Chapman 111 .235 (114) .314 (103) .461 (38) 5.3% (16) 27.7% (134) 9.2% (62)

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Yankees vs. Blue Jays sees the Yankees (-112 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we recommend betting on the over on 8 runs.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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