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Yankees open as moneyline underdog vs Rays

New York YankeesTampa Bay Rays
May 16, 6:40 PM | TurfTropicana Field

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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The New York Yankees will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field on Monday in baseball odds action.

AJ Burnett gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Yankees on this day; he's 4-2 on the season. The Rays, meanwhile, will counter with David Price, who will be looking to improve on his 5-3 mark.

View NY Yankees vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rays were listed as -130 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rays rated this week at No. 7 and the Yankees sitting at No. 4.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Yankees rank No. 11 in the American League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Tampa Bay’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Tampa Bay, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

In their last action, New York was a 7-5 loser at home against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York suffered a 7-5 loss against Boston on Sunday, as Freddy Garcia wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Yankee Stadium.

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Orioles on May 15. Bettors who backed the Orioles at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Tampa Bay suffered a 9-3 loss against Baltimore on Sunday, as Andy Sonnanstine wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Tropicana Field.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

A few Yankees at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 14 of NY Yankees' last 19 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
NY Yankees are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Tampa Bay's last 19 games when playing NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games

Next up:
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, May 17

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