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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Tampa Bay vs New York battle on Sunday at Tropicana Field as the Rays try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Rays will rely on Alex Cobb to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while CC Sabathia will be his counterpart for the Yankees. Alex Cobb is 5-2 this season, and CC Sabathia is 4-3.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Rays as -119 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
This game matches up the No. 3 (Rays) and the No. 6 (Yankees) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Yankees rank No. 10 in the American League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Tampa Bay’s No. 8 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.5 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.
New York won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rays on May 25. Bettors who backed the Yankees at +156 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York won a close affair on Saturday in their last outing, defeating Tampa Bay 4-3 in extra innings at Tropicana Field.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Yankees at Rays trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Yankees' last 14 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 19 of Tampa Bay's last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games at home
Tampa Bay is 13-5 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
NY Yankees at NY Mets, Monday, May 27
Tampa Bay home to Miami, Monday, May 27