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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees meet at Yankee Stadium.
Righthander Chris Archer will take the mound for the Rays to start this game. Archer is 5-3 this season with a 2.76 ERA.
Starting this game for the Yankees will be Ivan Nova. The righthander has a 3.99 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.
The Rays were a 10-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
Tampa Bay has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 61-42 SU
New York: 54-49 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
NY Yankees are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games at home
NY Yankees home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, July 28