Yankees vs Rays Picks and Prediction – 7/11/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 07/10/2024 at 6:26 PM ET

New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays 07/11/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/11/2024, 10:50 PM UTC
Latest Odds: NYY -132 ; O/U 7.5

Yankees vs Rays Prediction

The New York Yankees wrap a 3 game series Thursday in Florida against Tampa Bay. New York is 17 games above .500 currently three games back in the AL East having lost four of the last five. The New York offense has been the team's biggest plus on the year with a .248 team average. New York has scored 467 runs on 768 hits overall. Stay up to date with our MLB Picks.

Aaron Judge leads New York this season with a .308 batting average and 32 home runs on the year. Juan Soto leads the way with a .427 on base percentage and has compiled a .291 batting average. Giancarlo Stanton has eighteen home runs and 45 RBIs on the year through 69 games played.

The Tampa Bay Rays stay at home Wednesday one game below .500 following a win in game one of this series to end a three-game skid. Offensively Tampa Bay has yet to get rolling with a .235 team batting average. Tampa Bay has scored just 360 four runs on 713 hits in 91 games on the year.

Shane Baz will take the mound Thursday for Tampa Bay making his second appearance of the season. In just one outing Baz is 0-1 on the year with a 4.50 ERA having given up three runs on seven hits in just 6 innings of work. Yandy Diaz is the top bat in the Tampa Bay lineup this season with a .270 batting average and has compiled a team high 97 hits. Isaac Paredes supplies the power to the team leading the way with fifteen home runs and 50 RBIs.

Our Free MLB Pick for Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees

Yankees vs Rays Pick

The Yankees have had their troubles over the last few weeks but will be in control of this game. New York is better all over the field and will use that edge to get the win. Take New York Thursday to do enough to get the road win in Florida. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win 5-1.

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