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Rays vs Yankees: baseball wagering

The New York Yankees will look to rebound from their 9th-inning collapse yesterday when they take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field on Saturday in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Hiroki Kuroda for the Yankees (making his first AL start) on the hill facing David Price for the Rays.

Tampa has now won five six straight against the Yankees after rallying for two against Mariano Rivera yesterday.

View NY Yankees vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +120 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including TopBet. The total opened at 8 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Rays, most recently No. 7 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Yankees, who rate an American League No. 2 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has the American League's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 12 hits per game. The Yankees average 9 hits per game, good for No. 4 on the American League list.

Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 12 defense, allowing 6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 13-rated defense.

The Yankees were a 7-6 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Rays, who beat them 7-6 on Friday behind a start from James Shields at Tropicana Field.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a win are 6-4


A few Yankees at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees' last 13 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay, Sunday, April 8