Philip Hughes Yankees at Home vs Tampa Bay in MLB Clash
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Odds
The visiting Rays hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees.
New York sends Philip Hughes out against Matt Moore for the Rays in this game. Hughes is 4-9 with a 4.33 ERA on the season, while Moore is 14-3 on the year and has a 3.17 ERA.
The Yankees sit at No. 7 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rays sit at an American League No. 3 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the American League's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Rays average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the American League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the American League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the American League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 1-0 winner on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Tampa Bay threw a shutout at New York in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Chris Archer to defeat New York 1-0 on Saturday.
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Rays at Yankees trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Tampa Bay is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
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 NY Yankees' last 6 games
NY Yankees are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
NY Yankees are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Yankees are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games
Tampa Bay at Boston, Monday, July 29
NY Yankees at LA Dodgers, Tuesday, July 30