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Yankees at Rays 4/11/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Odds & Info

Game Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees
Date & Time Sunday April 11, 2021, 1:10 PM (EDT)
Tropicana Field St. Petersburg, FL
Latest odds
NYY -135 ; O/U 8
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The New York Yankees conclude a three-game series on the road Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. New York dropped to 3-4 following a 10-5 loss to Tampa Bay in the opening game of the series on Friday. Offseason acquisition Corey Kluber was hit hard allowing three runs in just 2 ⅓  innings while striking out three and walking two. Aaron Hicks and DJ LeMahieu each hit home runs for New York in the loss.

Aaron Judge is batting .364 to lead New York. Catcher Gary Sanchez and Judge each have two home runs to lead New York, while Giancarlo Stanton has a team-high seven RBIs and DJ LeMahieu has a team-high nine hits. LeMahieu is leading New York in on-base percentage at .412. On Sunday, New York will send Jordan Montgomery to the mound. This season the left-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 0.00, 7 Ks and 0 BBs.

Tampa Bay improved to 3-4 with its victory on Friday over the Yankees in the first game of their series. Tampa Bay is third in the American League East one game behind both Baltimore and Boston. The victory for Tampa Bay snapped a four-game losing streak that included being swept by the Boston Red Sox in a three-game series. Rich Hill pitched six solid innings for Tampa Bay.

Randy Arozarena is batting .280 to lead Tampa Bay. Austin Meadows is leading Tampa Bay in home runs with two and hits with seven, while Joey Wendle is the leader in RBIs with seven and Brandon Lowe is the leader in on-base percentage at .444. On Sunday, Tampa Bay will send Michael Wacha to the mound. The right-hander is 0-1 with an ERA of 7.20, 6 Ks and 2 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • New York is 1-7 in the last 8 on astroturf
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Yankees last 6 on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 47-15 in its last 62 at home
  • The OVER has cashed in each of the Rays last 6

Free MLB Pick:

Over 8 Runs

The New York Yankees will close out this series on Sunday with a victory, but the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed in five of the last seven meetings between these two played at Tropicana Park in Tampa Bay. In addition, the OVER has cashed in each of Tampa Bay's last six and in each of the Rays last five played against an opponent with a losing record. New York has seen the OVER cash in five of its last six played on the road. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win but our best play is OVER 8-4.

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