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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Betting Odds

The Tampa Bay Rays host New York on Wednesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 64-86 mark against the 78-72 Yankees in MLB betting odds action at Tropicana Field.

It's a pitching duel between Alex Cobb for the Tampa Bay Rays (1-0 on the year) and Masahiro Tanaka for New York Yankees (13-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as 117 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.1-3.9 result in favor of the Yankees. 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 sport a record of 64-86 heading into this matchup, while the New York Yankees sit at 78-72 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs New York injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tampa Bay Rays rated this week at No. 21 and the New York Yankees sitting at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay Rays No. 20-rated offense, averaging 4.23 runs per game, against a New York Yankees defense that ranks No. 11 at 4.33 in runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have averaged 8.26 hits per game so far, less than New York Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.52 hits per game).

New York brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rays's No. 14-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

M Pineda blew away 11 Tampa Bay batters in the Yankees's last start, leading them to a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Tampa Bay's last 24 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Tampa Bay, Thursday, September 22nd