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New York Yankees Home to the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Betting Odds Action

The New York Yankees battle the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at Yankee Stadium.

Nathan Karns, with a record of 4-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Tampa Bay Rays, while the New York Yankees trot Michael Pineda to the mound in this one. He is 8-5 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the New York Yankees in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -167 at BetOnline for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-3.7 win for the Yankees. A 4.5-3.7 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

New York (43-37) will face the 42-40 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays odds would favor the Yankees if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the New York Yankees and its No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 4.69 runs per nine innings, against the No. 26 line up of the Tampa Bay Rays at 3.61 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 2.97 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rays got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against New York on Friday; it was a 7-5 final at Yankee Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 9-2-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
  • Tampa Bay is 4-7-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 12-4-1 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at New York, Sunday, July 5th