New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 05/26/2022 – An important four-game series is all set to get underway as the New York Yankees take on the Tampa Bay Rays from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Yankees will be playing this game on the road and this is going to be an important series against two top teams from the AL East. The Yankees are at the top with a record of 31-13 and the Bay Rays are right behind with a record of 26-17. The top baseball betting websites have a predicted winner for this exciting game.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 05/26/2022
|When:||Thursday, May 26, 6:40 PM ET|
|Where:||Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida|
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees continue to hold the best record in the majors with a 31-13 final score. The Yankees are four-plus games ahead of the Bay Rays and are coming off a 2-0 victory against the Orioles. The Yankees are all set to turn in Nestor Cortes to the mound as their starter in this game. Cortes won his last three starts for the Yankees and has given up only four runs in 20-plus innings. Aaron Judge continues to shine from the plate.
Players to watch: Aaron Judge RF (GP 41, AB 156, R 35, H 49, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 34, TB 108, BB 19, SO 47, SB 2, AVG 0.314, OBP 0.386, SLG 0.692, OPS 1.079, WAR 2), Giancarlo Stanton DH (GP 40, AB 151, R 15, H 43, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 35, TB 79, BB 14, SO 47, SB 0, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.523, OPS 0.862, WAR 1).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays are up against the best team in the majors and they are yet to name their starter in this game. The Bay Rays are holding a 26-17 record on the season and are ahead of the Blue Jays. Tampa Bay defeated the Miami Marlins in their last game with a final score of 5-4. The Bay Rays won the Marlins in their last short game series. The Bay Rays will need to do their best against the Yankees if they want to win this game.
Players to watch: Randy Arozarena RF (GP 41, AB 159, R 20, H 42, 2B 11, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 16, TB 67, BB 11, SO 46, SB 7, AVG 0.264, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.421, OPS 0.735, WAR 0.6), Wander Franco SS (GP 39, AB 157, R 23, H 40, 2B 9, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 16, TB 63, BB 7, SO 16, SB 4, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.283, SLG 0.401, OPS 0.684, WAR 1.4).
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
NY Yankees are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
NY Yankees are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the American League East Division division.
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games against NY Yankees.
Tampa Bay are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Tampa Bay are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Tampa Bay’s last 12 games against an opponent in the American League East Division division.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The online betting websites US has predicted the Yankees to win this game at home and cover the spread. Tampa will deliver an equally strong pitcher, but the Bronx Bombers are doing well with Cortes on the mound.
Score Prediction: Yankees 5, Bay Rays 3.