Blue Jays vs. Yankees Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/3/2022

by | May 3, 2022

The New York Yankees (16-6) roll into Tuesday’s matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays (15-9) looking to extend a six-game winning streak. The contest starts at 7:07 PM ET with the Blue Jays listed as -133 favorites on the moneyline to stop the Yankees’ streak. Toronto’s Alek Manoah and New York’s Jameson Taillon have been named the starters for this contest.

Blue Jays vs. Yankees Spread and Betting Line

Blue Jays vs Yankees Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Blue Jays -133 +112 8 -104 -115 -1.5 +153 -183

Computer Predictions for Blue Jays vs. Yankees

Our computer pick: New York Yankees (+112) and Over (8)

Blue Jays vs. Yankees Game Info

  • Toronto Blue Jays probable starting pitcher: Alek Manoah
  • New York Yankees probable starting pitcher: Jameson Taillon
  • Game Day: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:07 PM ET
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Stadium: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees Pitching Matchup

Manoah Taillon
4 GS 4
4-0 W-L 1-1
1.44 ERA 3.26
25.0 IP 19.1
7 BB 2
25 SO 17

Blue Jays Starter Alek Manoah

  • Manoah (4-0 with a 1.44 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 25 innings pitched) gets the start for the Blue Jays, his fifth of the season.
  • His last time out came on Thursday against the Boston Red Sox, when the righty threw seven scoreless innings while allowing three hits.
  • The 24-year-old has amassed an ERA of 1.44, with 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings, in four games this season. Opponents are batting .170 against him.
  • Manoah is looking for his fifth straight quality start.
  • Manoah is looking for his fifth straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 6.1 innings per appearance on the mound.
  • He will face a Yankees offense that ranks 10th in the league with 97 runs while batting .242 as a squad. It has a collective .399 slugging percentage (seventh in MLB play) and has hit a total of 27 home runs (fourth in MLB).
  • Head-to-head against the Yankees this season, Manoah has pitched six innings without giving up an earned run on one hit, while striking out seven.
  • Among pitchers who qualify in MLB action this season, the 24-year-old ranks sixth in ERA (1.44), 14th in WHIP (.880), and 22nd in K/9 (9.0).

Yankees Starter Jameson Taillon

  • The Yankees’ Taillon (1-1) will make his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Thursday, when he tossed 4 2/3 innings while giving up two earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Baltimore Orioles.
  • The 30-year-old has pitched to a 3.26 ERA this season with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 0.9 walks per nine across four games.
  • In four starts, Taillon has pitched through or past the fifth inning two times. He has a season average of 4.3 frames per outing.
  • The Blue Jays have scored 94 runs this season, which ranks 16th in MLB. They have 195 hits, fourth in baseball, with 31 home runs (first in the league).
  • The Blue Jays have gone 5-for-20 with a double, a home run and two RBI in one game against the right-hander this season.

Blue Jays Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Blue Jays have won 12, or 75%, of the 16 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Toronto has entered 10 games this season favored by -133 or more and is 8-2 in those contests.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Blue Jays have a 57.1% chance to win.
  • Toronto and its opponents have gone over the total this season in seven of their 23 opportunities.
  • In 23 games with a spread this season, the Blue Jays are 10-13-0 ATS.

Yankees Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Yankees have yet to play a game this season while posted as the underdog.
  • New York has yet to play a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +112.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Yankees have a 47.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with New York have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in eight of 21 chances this season.
  • In 21 games with a line this season, the Yankees have a mark of 12-9-0 against the spread.

Blue Jays Leaders & Batting Stats

  • George Springer provides the Blue Jays with a supply of both power and average, leading the team in big flies with six and hitting at .299. He has also driven in 12 runs this season.
  • Springer’s home runs rank him eighth in MLB, and he is 43rd in RBI.
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has shown his power as he leads his team with six home runs and 16 RBI.
  • Guerrero ranks eighth in home runs and ninth in RBI in the bigs.
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has six doubles, two home runs and four walks while hitting .287.
  • Gurriel has at least one base hit in five straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .333 with a double and a walk.
  • Santiago Espinal is batting .250 with six doubles, two home runs and six walks.
George Springer 23 .299 .361 .563 6 12 26
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 23 .277 .347 .518 6 16 23
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 24 .287 .326 .425 2 10 25
Santiago Espinal 24 .250 .310 .408 2 11 19
Matt Chapman 24 .221 .287 .407 4 13 19

Yankees Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Aaron Judge has managed a team-high seven home runs and has driven in 15 runs.
  • Judge is second in homers and 12th in RBI among all batters in the majors.
  • Judge carries a six-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .333 with two doubles, six home runs, three walks and 14 RBI.
  • Anthony Rizzo has made the most of his opportunities as he paces his team with 15 runs batted in.
  • Rizzo is currently eighth in homers and 12th in RBI in the major leagues.
  • DJ LeMahieu is hitting .289 with five doubles, two home runs and seven walks.
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa leads the team in batting average with a mark of .303.
Aaron Judge 21 .291 .356 .620 7 15 23
Anthony Rizzo 22 .231 .355 .513 6 15 18
DJ LeMahieu 21 .289 .365 .434 2 9 22
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 20 .303 .342 .394 0 7 20
Josh Donaldson 21 .208 .345 .347 2 6 15

Betting Tips for Blue Jays vs. Yankees

Our best bet is the Yankees on the moneyline at +112 after analyzing all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will over the total of 8 runs.

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