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The New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays will meet on the field at Tropicana Field on Wednesday in a battle of division rivals.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter Andy Pettitte in this one. Lefthander Pettitte is 3-0 this season with a 2.02 ERA.
The Rays will counter Pettitte with Alex Cobb. Righthander Cobb has a 2.53 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +168 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York: 11-8 SU
Tampa Bay: 9-11 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 11 games
NY Yankees are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 12-3 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees home to Toronto, Thursday, April 25
Tampa Bay at Chi White Sox, Thursday, April 25