Blue Jays vs. Yankees MLB Prediction
The red-hot Blue Jays are massive underdogs on Tuesday night in the Bronx against Gerrit Cole and the Yankees at 7:05 p.m. ET. Will Toronto hand the struggling Yankees yet another loss?
967 Toronto Blue Jays (+177) at 968 New York Yankees (-213); o/u 8.5
7:05 p.m. ET, Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Yankee Stadium, New York, NY
Toronto Blue Jays DFS Notes
Marcus Semien had a solo homer in the first and a grand slam in the ninth as the Blue Jays shut out the Yankees 8-0 on Monday. Semien and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went back-to-back off Jameson Taillon in the first. The slam, coming much later, was a true Yankee Stadium homer; it went 336 feet into the left field corner and was given a .020 hit probability by Statcast. It was his fifth career slam and first hit of any kind in 14 plate appearances with the bases loaded this season. Semien is up to 37 homers for the year.
Chicago Yankees DFS Notes
Joey Gallo struck out all four times up against the Blue Jays on Monday. That makes 61 strikeouts versus 16 hits in his time with the Yankees. Gallo delivered a big homer Saturday, but that's his only hit in his seven games. He's at .130/.291/.325 in 35 games for his new team. Manager Aaron Boone said after Monday's game that he'll "consider" moving Gallo down in the lineup.
Blue Jays vs. Yankees MLB Betting Prediction
The Blue Jays are 4-1 in their last five games in the Bronx, are 5-0 in their last five games overall and have won four of their last five games against American League East opponents. On the other side, the Yankees are 1-5 in their last six games following a loss, are 2-6 in their last eight games as a favorite and are 1-4 in their last five games versus a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: TORONTO BLUE JAYS +177