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A winning streak will be on the line for the New York Yankees on Thursday when they battle the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter CC Sabathia in this one. Lefthander Sabathia is 1-2 this season with a 6.63 ERA.
It'll be David Price toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. Lefthander Price is 2-0 with a 2.91 ERA so far this season.
New York won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Cubs on April 16. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Tampa Bay was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Orioles.
New York has won 4 straight games.
Tampa Bay has lost 3 straight games.
New York: 9-6 SU
Tampa Bay: 7-8 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 8-2
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 9 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 16-6 SU in their last 22 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Tampa Bay home to NY Yankees, Friday, April 18