New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/09/2021 – Two rivals from the NL East Division play are all set to battle from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburgh, Florida as they open their first game of a three-game series. The New York Yankees will hit the road in this game to square off against Tampa Bay Rays. The odds from the best mlb bookmaker are flourishing online as both teams look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. New York Yankees are holding the third spot in the AL East after splitting six games. Tampa Bay is currently at the bottom of the list with a 2-4 record on the season.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 04/09/2021
|When:||Friday, April 9, 3:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Tropicana Field, St. Petersburgh, Florida|
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees took a bad start this season, but they still have their scoring power and a long way ahead. New York lost their three-game series against the Blue Jays with a 1-2 record. In their last series, the Yankees rebounded against the Orioles with a 2-1 record. Last night, the Yankees dropped their final game against Baltimore with a final score of 4-3. The Yankees are holding the 15th spot with their offensive play with an average of 8.83 hits per game. When it comes to scoring, they are touching an average of 4.17 per game. Corey Kluber will be delivered as their starter in this game against the Bay Rays.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 6, AB 25, R 3, H 7, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 7, BB 5, SO 1, SB 0, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.4, SLG 0.28, OPS 0.68, WAR 0), G. Torres SS (GP 6, AB 24, R 1, H 6, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 7, BB 3, SO 9, SB 0, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.292, OPS 0.625, WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Bay Rays turned out to be a slight disappointment, especially after their dominating performance last season. Tampa Bay dropped four of their six games on the season after their last defeat against Boston. The Bay Rays were swept by the Red Sox in their last three games. Last night, Tampa scored just two runs from the plate and gave up nine in return. Tampa Bay is averaging 3.83 runs per game and is holding the 20th rank in the majors. Rich Hill will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game.
Players to watch: A. Meadows DH (GP 6, AB 22, R 3, H 4, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 2, TB 11, BB 3, SO 6, SB 0, AVG 0.182, OBP 0.28, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.78, WAR 0), R. Arozarena LF (GP 5, AB 20, R 2, H 6, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 1, TB 7, BB 1, SO 7, SB 0, AVG 0.3, OBP 0.364, SLG 0.35, OPS 0.714, WAR 0).
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees’ last 8 games.
NY Yankees are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Yankees’ last 10 games on the road.
NY Yankees are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games this season.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Rays are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Tampa Bay is 12-4 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Tampa Bay is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against NY Yankees.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games this season.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The Yankees are stronger from the plate and they still have a neat balance between their pitching units. New York has just started and they hold the baseball betting odds in their favor. Back the Yankees to win this game with a big difference in the score.
Score Prediction: Yankees 8, Bay Rays 2.