Yankees vs. Blue Jays Betting Preview August 11

Written by:
Don Shapiro
Published on:

The Yankees are -178, Blue Jays +163 and the total 10.5, trending upwards from 10.

*Free trial test drive
*Text or message 24/7
*Mobile friendly
*Live in-play betting
*Bitcoin, gift cards, credit cards accepted
*Fastest, sharpest lines in the industry
*No minimum number of players
*Unique betting options available
*Two software platforms available for use
Click here to visit PremierPerHead

PITCHING MATCHUP: Yankees RH Masahiro Tanaka (7-6, 4.93 ERA) vs. Blue Jays RH Trent Thornton (4-7, 5.55)

Tanaka allowed at least five runs for the third time in four outings on Monday but walked away with his second straight no-decision after his high-powered offense continued its domination of Baltimore. The 30-year-old Japan native has split a pair of decisions while permitting two homers in each of his two starts versus Toronto this season. Randal Grichuk has three homers among his four hits against Tanaka, who in turn has flustered Justin Smoak (2-for-26, nine strikeouts).

Like Tanaka, Thornton was also fortunate to escape with a no-decision in his last trip to the mound on Tuesday after yielding three homers and six runs total in 3 2/3 innings against Tampa Bay. The 25-year-old received the same fate in both starts versus New York this season, as he allowed four runs and three walks in five frames on June 5 before being taken deep twice in 3 1/3 innings three weeks later. DJ LeMahieu is 3-for-5 with a homer against Thornton while Gary Sanchez and Didi Gregorius have also gone deep versus the hurler.

The Yankees are 8-2 in Tanaka’s last 10 starts vs. Toronto.

The OVER  is 12-3-1 in Thornton’s last 16 starts overall.

Only three of the last ten meetings have resulted in more runs than the current total of 10.5.

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

Sports Handicapping News

Can I Bet on Bovada From New Mexico?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New Mexico?

Bovada is a popular website available to those in New Mexico, however, there are other great options. Our personal favorite is BetUS, which has been serving the betting public now for 30 years.

Is PrizePicks Legal in California?

Is PrizePicks Legal in California?

PrizePicks is legal in the state of California.  It is a good website for those looking to get acquainted with real money online sports betting sites.  You will select multiple player props including the Over/Under on the number of points Stephen Curry will score.