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A winning streak will be on the line for the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday when they battle the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter Ivan Nova in this one. Righthander Nova is 6-4 this season with a 3.29 ERA.
Nova's opponent in this one will be Alex Cobb. The Rays righthander has a 2.85 ERA to go along with a 8-2 record this season.
New York lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Rays on August 24. Bettors who backed the Rays at -169 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 2 straight games.
New York: 68-61 SU
Tampa Bay: 74-53 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-16 SU in their last 21 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 16-5 SU in their last 21 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Toronto, Monday, August 26
Tampa Bay at Kansas City, Monday, August 26