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New York Yankees Host Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The New York Yankees look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Tampa Bay Rays arrive at Yankee Stadium on Friday.

New York sends Masahiro Tanaka out against Chris Archer for the Tampa Bay Rays in this game. Tanaka is 4-3 with a 3.88 ERA on the season, while Archer is 9-5 on the year and has a 2.39 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the New York Yankees as -132 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-3.6 win for the Yankees. A 4.5-3.6 result in favor of the Yankees is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 sport a record of 42-37 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 42-39 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the New York Yankees rated this week at No. 15 and the Tampa Bay Rays sitting at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 27 at 7.98 hits per game. That compares with the New York Yankees No. 10 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.86 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 5.77 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay lost in extra innings against the Indians on Thursday as Cleveland edged them 5-4 at Tropicana Field.

New York rolled to a 3-1 win against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as N Eovaldi and the Yankees' bats led the team to victory at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
  • NY Yankees is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at New York, Saturday, July 4th