Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 5/11/2023 – On Thursday evening, the Tampa Bay Rays will be locking horns with the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. This will be the first game of a four-game series between these two teams. The Tampa Bay Rays are 29-9 on the season after their set against the Baltimore Orioles. The New York Yankees played the Oakland Athletics last time out and are 21-17 on the table. The Rays are hoping to start this set on the right note and move up the ladder. But, the New York Yankees will be winning this game according to predictions from the MLB betting forum.
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 5/11/2023
|When:||Thursday, May 11, 7:05 PM EDT|
|Where:||Yankee Stadium Bronx, New York|
Wander gets the @RaysBaseball on the board! pic.twitter.com/8txbHTGI7z
— Bally Sports Sun: Rays (@BallyRays) May 11, 2023
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays took on the Baltimore Orioles in the previous matchup and split that series. In this MLB season, the Rays are batting with an average of .272 and have scored 231 runs in total. Yandy Diaz has scored nine home runs for the team so far while putting up 19 ribbies to lead the Tampa Bay offense. On the hill, the Rays will be posting Drew Rasmussen who is 3-2 with a 3.11 ERA.
Players to watch: Wander Franco SS (GP 36, AB 145, R 23, H 45, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 23, TB 80, BB 12, SO 24, SB 11, AVG 0.31, OBP 0.369, SLG 0.552, OPS 0.92, WAR 2.5, Randy Arozarena LF (GP 36, AB 135, R 24, H 43, 2B 5, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 30, TB 77, BB 13, SO 37, SB 3, AVG 0.319, OBP 0.394, SLG 0.57, OPS 0.964, WAR 1.6
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees played the Oakland Athletics before coming here and managed to win both games of that set. The Yankees are batting with an average of .235 and have accumulated a total of 168 runs this season. The highest number of home runs for the Yankees has been scored by Anthony Rizzo with six home runs to his name. The Yankees will be tossing the ball to Domingo German who is 2-2 this season with a 4.35 ERA.
Players to watch: Anthony Rizzo 1B (GP 37, AB 139, R 22, H 42, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 17, TB 65, BB 15, SO 33, SB 0, AVG 0.302, OBP 0.388, SLG 0.468, OPS 0.855, WAR 1.2, Gleyber Torres 2B (GP 37, AB 132, R 22, H 34, 2B 8, 3B 1, HR 6, RBI 17, TB 62, BB 19, SO 20, SB 5, AVG 0.258, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.816, WAR 0.3
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games on the road.
Tampa Bay are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League.
Tampa Bay are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games played in May.
New York Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games.
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees’ last 5 games against Tampa Bay.
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
NY Yankees are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees’ last 5 games against an opponent in the American League.
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Betting Picks
The Tampa Bay Rays are definitely quite strong and are enjoying quite a bit of momentum at this point. The Yankees are coming here after a successful performance against the A’s in the last set and will be repeating this here. The New York Yankees are turning out to be favorites to win in this game as per the best baseball betting algorithms.
Score Prediction: Yankees 4, Rays 3.