CC Sabathia Yankees at Home vs Tampa Bay in MLB Clash
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between New York and Tampa Bay on Saturday, with the host Yankees trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
New York hands the ball to starter CC Sabathia in this one and he'll try to improve on his 7-5 mark on the year. Tampa Bay counters with Alex Colome, who will try to quiet the fans and the Yankees bats at the same time.
The visitors were +-158 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Yankees sit at No. 9 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rays sit at an American League No. 4 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 14 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Rays are rated No. 6 in the same category at 8.8 per game.
New York owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's American League No. 11-rated defense.
Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Yankees on June 21. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Rays endured a 6-2 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Friday, with Fausto Carmona throwing 7 innings of 9-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Rays at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
NY Yankees are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
NY Yankees are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games
Tampa Bay at NY Yankees, Sunday, June 23