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Tampa Bay Sends Drew Smyly vs Michael Pineda in New York Yankees vs Rays Game

The Tampa Bay Rays get a visit from the New York Yankees in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Drew Smyly will take the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, and he'll carry a 7-11 record into the contest. Michael Pineda gets the ball for the New York Yankees; he's 6-11 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Tampa Bay Rays as -120 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.5-3.6 victory for 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

64-85 Tampa Bay battles the Yankees, currently with a 77-72 mark. 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. 21-ranked Tampa Bay Rays and the No. 19-rated New York Yankees in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay Rays No. 20-rated offense, averaging 4.24 runs per game, against a New York Yankees defense that ranks No. 10 at 4.34 in runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have averaged 8.28 hits per game so far, less than New York Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.51 hits per game).

New York brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rays's No. 14-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 5-4 on Sunday behind a start from D Pomeranz at Fenway Park.

Tampa Bay looks to rebound from a loss to the Orioles, who beat them 2-1 on Sunday behind a start from W Miley at Camden Yards.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • NY Yankees is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Tampa Bay's last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, September 21st