It's a beautiful day for baseball in the Bronx as the Yankees host the Blue Jays in an AL East matchup. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 PM at Yankee Stadium. Marcus Stroman gets the start for the Yankees, while Yusei Kikuchi takes the mound for the Blue Jays.

The Yankees are the favorite in this one, with a money line of -155 compared to the Blue Jays' +129. The over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, with the over paying out at -114 compared to the under at -108.


The Pick: New York Yankees Moneyline -155

This game will be played at Yankee Stadium at 1:05 ET on Friday, April 5th.


  • We have the Yankees winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Blue Jays to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

Blue Jays Records & Stats

After getting shut out in their last game against the Astros, the Blue Jays will look to bounce back in the series opener against the Mariners. Toronto's offense was held to just one hit in the 8-0 loss, with the team's only extra-base hit coming from a double.

Chris Bassitt got the start for the Blue Jays, but he struggled, giving up four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of work. The Toronto bullpen didn't fare much better, giving up four runs in the final three innings of the game.

Yusei Kikuchi will be making his second start of the season for the Blue Jays, and he is coming off a loss in his first outing. He went 4 1/3 innings and gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, striking out 4. The Yankees are his opponent today, and he is on the road.

Looking at the Blue Jays' offensive projections, we have Bo Bichette coming in with the 2nd highest total hits projection in today's slate of games. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is right behind him in terms of total hits, and he has the best odds on the team to hit a home run. George Springer is 3rd on the team in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 10th in the league for today's games.

Yankees Records & Stats

The Yankees and Diamondbacks played an extra-inning game that saw the Yankees come out on top, 6-5. The Yankees were able to score two runs in the top of the 11th inning to take the lead, and the Diamondbacks were only able to score one run in the bottom half of the inning.

Carlos Rodón got the start for the Yankees, going 5 1/3 innings and giving up two earned runs. Merrill Kelly got the start for the Diamondbacks, going seven innings and giving up two earned runs. Aaron Judge and Alex Verdugo both hit home runs for the Yankees, while Ketel Marte and Blaze Alexander both hit home runs for the Diamondbacks.

Coming off a win in his first start of the season, Marcus Stroman and the Yankees are at home to take on the Blue Jays. Stroman went six innings in his first start, giving up 3 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks, but he did strike out 4 batters.

If you're looking at player props for the Yankees, Aaron Judge has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and the 2nd best odds in the league today. Giancarlo Stanton is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 7th in the league. Gleyber Torres has the best odds on the team to get a hit and his total is 17th best in the league today. Alex Verdugo is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, but his odds to hit a home run are 20th in today's slate.