Yankees vs Blue Jays Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Sunday, August 21

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At Yankee Stadium on Sunday, the Toronto Blue Jays take on the New York Yankees (three straight defeats) at 1:35 PM ET. Nestor Cortes (9-4) will start for the Yankees, and Alek Manoah (12-6) for the Blue Jays.

The Blue Jays (+102) take their show on the road to face the favored Yankees (-120). The game has an over/under set at 7.5 runs.

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-120)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -114, Under: -107)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:35 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
Josh Donaldson Day-to-day Illness
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
George Springer Day-to-day Knee
Teoscar Hernández Day-to-day Foot
Matt Peacock Minors Illness

Last Time Out: Yankees and Blue Jays

The Blue Jays took down the Yankees 5-2 yesterday, with Adam Cimber getting the win (1.00 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 K) and Matt Chapman leading the way offensively (going 1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI). Gerrit Cole (6.00 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 5 K) took the loss for the Yankees.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Yankees have won 69 out of the 111 games, or 62.2%, in which they’ve been favored. New York is 66-39 this season when entering a game favored by -120 or more on the moneyline. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 54.5% chance of a victory for the Yankees. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 58 of their 121 games with a total. The Yankees are 52-69-0 ATS in their 121 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 117 .295 (19) .393 (6) .657 (1) 8.9% (1) 25.5% (122) 13.4% (7)
Anthony Rizzo 110 .218 (131) .333 (65) .490 (20) 6.1% (6) 18.6% (64) 11.2% (25)
DJ LeMahieu 109 .278 (35) .377 (10) .411 (80) 2.5% (91) 13.3% (17) 12.9% (9)
Andrew Benintendi 115 .298 (14) .372 (14) .381 (112) 0.6% (138) 14.9% (26) 10.7% (38)
Gleyber Torres 110 .247 (92) .296 (120) .439 (55) 4.2% (38) 21.8% (89) 6.0% (116)

Blue Jays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Blue Jays have come away with 10 wins in the 21 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Toronto has a mark of 9-8 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +102 or worse on the moneyline. The Blue Jays have an implied victory probability of 49.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Toronto and their opponents have gone over in 60 of their 119 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Blue Jays are 55-64-0 against the spread in their 119 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 118 .284 (28) .352 (33) .509 (14) 5.1% (18) 16.2% (42) 8.8% (72)
Alejandro Kirk 106 .304 (9) .382 (9) .456 (42) 3.0% (74) 10.3% (4) 10.8% (35)
George Springer 93 .267 (51) .343 (52) .477 (27) 4.5% (29) 18.3% (60) 9.3% (60)
Bo Bichette 117 .256 (73) .295 (122) .420 (73) 3.3% (63) 24.7% (116) 5.5% (127)
Matt Chapman 113 .235 (111) .315 (97) .466 (36) 5.4% (14) 27.6% (133) 9.0% (63)

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Yankees vs. Blue Jays sees the Yankees (-120 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we recommend betting on the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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