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The New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Tropicana Field.
The Yankees will trot Ivan Nova out to the mound in this one. Righthander Nova has a 2-1 record and a 5.94 ERA this season.
The Rays will counter Nova with Chris Archer. Righthander Archer has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were a 11-5 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -109 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York: 10-7 SU
Tampa Bay: 8-9 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of NY Yankees's last 25 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 17-7 SU in their last 24 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Tampa Bay home to NY Yankees, Sunday, April 20