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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

New York Yankees


Tampa Bay Rays
Friday, April 18, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Tropicana Field

The New York Yankees pay a visit to Tampa Bay on Friday, hoping to shut down the Rays bats in baseball betting action at Tropicana Field.

Hiroki Kuroda, with a record of 2-1 on the season, gets the ball for the New York Yankees, while the Tampa Bay Rays trot Erik Bedard to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2014.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting New York Yankees before the first pitch in this match found them as -105-moneyline earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-2.6 win for the Yankees on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.1-2.6 result in favor of the Yankees today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tampa Bay (7-9) will face the 10-6 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs New York injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Tampa Bay Rays and the No. 20-rated New York Yankees in this matchup.

How New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup

At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 29 ranking for hits at 7.12 per game. By contrast, the New York Yankees are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.5 per game.

Defensively, New York features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.43 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.13 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

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. New York got the job done in their last match in a 10-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Thursday at Tropicana Field behind starter C.C. Sabathia.

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 19th