The New York Yankees will be trying to extend a winning streak on Sunday when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter CC Sabathia in this one. Lefthander Sabathia is 4-3 this season with a 3.43 ERA.
Sabathia’s opponent in this one will be Alex Cobb. The Rays righthander has a 2.73 ERA to go along with a 5-2 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rays listed as 133-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
New York won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rays on May 25. Bettors who backed the Yankees at +156 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has lost 3 straight games.
New York: 30-18 SU
Tampa Bay: 24-24 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Yankees’s last 14 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 19 of Tampa Bay’s last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay’s last 12 games at home
Tampa Bay is 13-5 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games
NY Yankees at NY Mets, Monday, May 27
Tampa Bay home to Miami, Monday, May 27
Who are you betting on?