MLB Preview: Tampa Bay Rays (70-75) vs. New York Yankees (73-69)
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees meet at Yankee Stadium.
Jake Odorizzi will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Right hander Odorizzi is 10-11 this season with a 3.84 ERA.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Chris Capuano who starts for the Yankees. Left hander Capuano is 2-3 with a 4.46 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Yankees listed as 112-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at +124 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Team record: 70-75
Tampa Bay is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Team record: 73-69
NY Yankees is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
NY Yankees is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees’s last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Yankees is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay at NY Yankees Thursday, September 11
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