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Tampa Bay Rays Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the New York Yankees

Tampa Bay Rays

vs

New York Yankees
Sunday, May 04, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Yankee Stadium

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between New York and the Tampa Bay on Sunday, with the host Yankees trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Erik Bedard gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Tampa Bay Rays on this Sunday; he's 0-1 on the season. The New York Yankees, meanwhile, will counter with CC Sabathia, who will be looking to improve on his 3-3 mark.

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

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the New York Yankees as -150 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-4.1 victory for the Rays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Yankees bring a 16-13 record to the battle against the 14-17 Rays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 16 (New York Yankees) and the No. 23 (Tampa Bay Rays) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

The game also pits New York Yankees No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.34 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays defense that ranks No. 22 at 4.65 in runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have averaged 9.34 hits per game so far, more than Tampa Bay Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.74 hits per game).

Tampa Bay brings the No. 22-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees's No. 25-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay was a 9-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Yankees. They lost as +165 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. Tampa Bay looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 9-3 on Saturday behind a start from Masahiro Tanaka at Yankee Stadium.

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of NY Yankees's last 23 games at home
NY Yankees is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Baltimore, Tuesday, May 6th
New York at Los Angeles, Monday, May 5th

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