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MLB Odds with Pick - New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the New York Yankees arrive at Tropicana Field on Friday.

Tampa Bay sends Erasmo Ramirez out against Luis Severino for the New York Yankees in this game. Ramirez is 2-0 with a 2.92 ERA on the season, while Severino is 2-2 on the year and has a 3.86 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Tampa Bay Rays as 117 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-4.3 result in favor of the Rays. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays bring a 21-22 record to the battle against the 24-14 Yankees. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs New York injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Yankees sit at No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Tampa Bay Rays No. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.65 runs per game, against a New York Yankees offense rated No. 2 and scoring 5.79 runs per game. The Rays have averaged 8.47 hits per game to date this season, less than the Yankees hitters have managed (9.79 per nine innings).

Tampa Bay owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 4.65 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D Duffy fanned 10 New York batters in the team's last outing, leading the Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Yankees at Royals Stadium.

Tampa Bay rolled to a 7-4 win against Cleveland on Wednesday, as A Cobb and the Rays' bats led the team to victory at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 15-7 ATS in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Yankees's last 18 games
  • NY Yankees is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Tampa Bay, Saturday, May 20th