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Tampa Bay Rays host New York Yankees in baseball action

New York YankeesTampa Bay Rays
July 2, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

48-30TEAM RECORD41-38

The visiting Yankees hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Tropicana Field against the Tampa Bay Rays.

It's a pitching duel between Matt Moore for the Rays (4-5 on the year) and Freddy Garcia for New York (0-2 so far).

View NY Yankees vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Yankees listed as underdogs of -115 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 9-rated Rays and the league No. 2-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 11-rated American League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Yankees defense that ranks No. 3 in the American League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Rays have averaged 7.6 hits per game so far, less than Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.8 hits per game).

Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 3-rated defense.

The Yankees were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -137 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Gavin Floyd and the White Sox 4-2 on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Tigers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at +102 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Rays endured a 5-3 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Sunday, with Alex Cobb throwing 5 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Tropicana Field.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Yankees at Rays trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games
NY Yankees are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, July 3