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2022 MLB Handicapping
(35-26-0) Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees (45-16-0)
Date: Thursday, June 16th
Time: 07:05 ETPM ET
Venue: Yankee Stadium New York
Projected Pitchers: Drew Rasmussen vs. Luis Severino
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rays 157 Yankees -171
MLB run line Betting Odds: Rays +1.5, Yankees -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 7.5
Tampa Bay Rays
Heading into the game, the Tampa Bay Rays have an overall record of 35-26-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 14-13. In the AL East division, Tampa Bay currently sits 3rd So far, the team has gone 29-32-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 75.0% of their games. The Rays’ over-under record is 26-32-3.
For Tampa Bay, Drew Rasmussen gets the start with an overall record of 5-3. His current ERA sits at 3.41, similar to the MLB average for starting pitchers. So far, he is lasting an average of 4.83 innings per outing, as well as 7.6 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.48 per 9. In total, Rasmussen has given up 7 home runs.
So far, the Rays bullpen has been one of the most used groups in the league. The team’s relief corps has combined for one of the lower ERA’s in the MLB at 3.03.
So far, the Tampa Bay Rays have been scoring runs at a rate similar to the league average, at 4.18 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 20.0. The Rays head into the game ranked just 24th in team batting average. Tampa Bay combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.241. Placing them 20th. With runners on base, the Rays are averaging just 0.7 stolen bases per game.
Tampa Bay has struggled in the field, ranking below average in errors committed, at 0.66 per game. The team’s defense is turning double plays at a rate below the league average, at 0.7 per contest.
Heading into the game, the New York Yankees have an overall record of 45-16-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 27-7. In the AL East division, New York currently sits 1st So far, the team has gone 33-28-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 93.0% of their games. The Yankeess’ over-under record is 27-33-1.
For New York, Luis Severino gets the start with an overall record of 4-1. This includes a strong ERA of 2.8 So far, he is lasting an average of 5.55 innings per outing. as well as 10.48 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.21 per 9. In total, Severino has given up 8 home runs.
Throughout the season, the Yankees have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. The team’s relief corps has combined for one of the lower ERA’s in the MLB at 2.83.
During the season, the New York Yankees have performed well on offense, averaging 5.07 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 129.0. The Yankees come into the game with a strong team batting average of 0.249. On their balls in play, New York has the 1st ranked BABIP of 0.314. With runners on base, the Yankees are averaging just 0.66 stolen bases per game.
New York has been strong on defense, ranking 3rd in fewest errors at 0.41 per game. The team’s defense is turning double plays below the league average, at just 0.66 per contest.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
- NY Yankees is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
- NY Yankees is 5-0 SU in its last 5 game
Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees MLB Prediction:
Heading into this game, the pitching matchup heavily favors the New York Yankees. In addition to holding the edge in ERA, Luis Severino has a better WHIP of 1.03 compared to Drew Rasmussen at 1.14. Rasmussen will be facing a Yankees offense ranked 10th in batting average. Luis Severino has an excellent matchup against Rays’ offense hitting just 0.232.
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