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New York YankeesTampa Bay Rays
Sep 3, 1:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Tampa Bay vs New York battle on Monday at Tropicana Field as the Rays try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

New York puts its faith in starter CC Sabathia to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 13-4. Getting the ball for the Rays is James Shields, who owns a 12-8 record on the season with a 3.91 ERA.

View NY Yankees vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Rays in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -110 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 4-ranked Rays and the American League No. 1-rated Yankees in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Yankees rank No. 7 in the American League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Tampa Bay’s No. 13 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Tampa Bay has the American League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the American League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, New York was an 8-3 loser at home against the Orioles. Bettors on Baltimore at +140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-3 to Baltimore on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 9-4 result against the Blue Jays on September 2. Bettors who backed the Rays at -182 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Blue Jays, a 9-4 final on Sunday in support of David Price at Rogers Centre.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Yankees at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 12 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Tampa Bay's last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games when playing NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games when playing NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, September 4