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Moneyline Favors Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Battle with New York Yankees

The visiting Tampa Bay Rays hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees.

The New York Yankees will rely on CC Sabathia to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Matt Moore will be his counterpart for the Tampa Bay Rays. CC Sabathia is 1-1 this season, and Matt Moore is 4-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Tampa Bay Rays listed as favorites of -114 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rays to win this game 4.5-3.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Yankees bring a 5-9 record to the battle against the 7-8 Rays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 24-ranked New York Yankees and the No. 16-rated Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, New York owns the No. 16 ranking for hits at 8.14 per game. By contrast, the Tampa Bay Rays are rated No. 26 in the same category at 7.2 per game.

Tampa Bay brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees's No. 22-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay got the job done in their last match in a 12-8 victory over Boston on Thursday at Fenway Park behind starter J Odorizzi.

New York batters were mowed down by R Hill in their last start, falling 7-3 against Oakland while striking out 10 times on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 13 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at New York, Saturday, April 23rd