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Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The New York Yankees will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Tampa Bay Rays invade Yankee Stadium on Thursday.

It's a pitching duel between Sonny Gray for the New York Yankees (10-11 on the year) and Jake Faria for Tampa Bay Rays (5-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the New York Yankees as -193 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-2.5 result in favor of the Yankees. 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

89-69 New York battles the Rays, currently with a 76-82 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 1 (New York Yankees) and the No. 22 (Tampa Bay Rays) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up New York Yankees No. 2 ranked offense (5.35 runs per game) against a Tampa Bay Rays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 at 4.4 runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have been averaging 9.1 hits per game, more than the Tampa Bay Rays have managed so far this season (8.25 hits on average).

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.74 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 5.69 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 6-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Luis Severino at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Tampa Bay's last 15 games
  • Tampa Bay is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Baltimore, Friday, September 29th
New York home to Toronto, Friday, September 29th