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A winning streak will be on the line for the New York Yankees on Sunday when they battle the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.
The Rays will give the ball to starter Chris Archer in this one. Righthander Archer is 1-3 this season with a 5.03 ERA.
The Yankees will counter Archer with Ivan Nova. Righthander Nova has a 6.48 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 7-5 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -144 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
New York has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 38-37 SU
New York: 41-33 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
Tampa Bay home to Toronto, Monday, June 24
NY Yankees home to Texas, Tuesday, June 25