Rays host the Yankees in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay lefthander David Price will try again to pick up his first victory of the season on Tuesday night as the Rays play host to the New York Yankees in marquee MLB betting action.

Price has a loss and three no-decisions over his first four starts of the season, giving up five runs on eight hits in six innings of work against the Orioles in his most recent outing. Tampa Bay is 0-4 over Price's first four starts of the season.

David Price gets the call for the Tampa Bay Rays and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Philip Hughes brings a 0-2 ledger to the game for the Yankees as he tries to quiet the Rays bats.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting New York before the first pitch in this match found them as +-160-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 4-rated Rays and the league No. 1-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Tampa Bay's American League No. 12-ranked scoring average of 3.8 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.9 runs per game in the league. The Rays have averaged 7.3 hits per game to date this season, less than the Yankees hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).

New York brings the American League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rays' league No. 5-ranked defense.

The Yankees were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -128 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. New York suffered a 5-1 loss against Tampa Bay on Monday, as C.C. Sabathia wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Tropicana Field.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Yankees at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 10 games
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 10 games on the road
NY Yankees are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games
Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Tampa Bay is 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 15-8 SU in their last 23 games when playing NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, April 24