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Sportspicks.com MLB Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Baseball Betting Game Analysis Preview June 20, 2013

The division rival Tampa Bay Rays 37-35 and New York Yankees 39-32 are set to renew hostilities on Thursday when they meet at Yankee Stadium.

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Matt Moore will be out to the mound for the Rays. Lefthander Moore has a 8-3 record and a 4.12 ERA this season.

The Yankees will counter Moore with Andy Pettitte. Lefthander Pettitte has a 3.95 ERA to go along with a 5-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Yankees listed as 120-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Red Sox on June 19. Bettors who backed the Rays at +119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Yankees were a 6-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +132 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Tampa Bay: 37-35 SU
New York: 39-32 SU

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Tampa Bay is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees’s last 12 games
NY Yankees are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games

Next up:
NY Yankees home to Tampa Bay, Friday, June 21

Who are you betting on?