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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Betting Odds

New York Yankees

vs

Tampa Bay Rays
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Tropicana Field

The Tampa Bay Rays will look to improve on a 74-78 record when they take on the New York Yankees, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Wednesday.

The match puts starter Brandon McCarthy for the New York Yankees on the hill facing Alex Cobb for the Tampa Bay Rays. McCarthy brings a 9-14 mark to the game, while Cobb is 9-7 to date on the season.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Tampa Bay Rays as -148 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 6.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.6-2.9 win for the Yankees on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays sport a record of 74-78 heading into this matchup, while the New York Yankees sit at 76-74 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs New York injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 24 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Yankees sit at No. 14 on the same chart.

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How New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.46 hits per game. The New York Yankees average 8.34 hits per game, good for No. 22 on the list.

New York brings the No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rays's No. 10-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Rays on September 16. Bettors who backed the Rays at -129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Rays on Tuesday, with Michael Pineda throwing 5 1/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Tropicana Field.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Trends

NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
NY Yankees is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 8 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Toronto, Thursday, September 18th
Tampa Bay home to Chicago, Friday, September 19th

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