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|New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays|
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Friday when the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays meet at Tropicana Field.
The Yankees will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Hiroki Kuroda in this game. Kuroda has a 2-1 record and a 3.86 ERA this season.
It'll be Erik Bedard toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. Lefthander Bedard is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.New York won its last outing, a 10-2 result against the Rays on April 17. Bettors who backed the Yankees at +155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
New York has won 5 straight games.
Tampa Bay has lost 4 straight games.
New York: 10-6 SU
Tampa Bay: 7-9 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 8-2
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay home to NY Yankees, Saturday, April 19