Yankees Vs Rays: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 15, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The New York Yankees (72-43) and Tampa Bay Rays (60-53) square off in the first of a three-game series on Monday at Yankee Stadium, at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees are coming off a series defeat to the Red Sox, and the Rays a series win over the Orioles. New York’s (-244 to win) Gerrit Cole starts versus Tampa Bay’s (+201) Jalen Beeks.

The insights in what follows use the latest odds as of August 15, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this matchup and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Yankees vs Rays Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • The Yankees have been favorites in 106 games this season and won 68 (64.2%) of those contests.
  • This season, New York has won 15 of its 18 games, or 83.3%, when favored by at least -244 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 70.9% chance of a victory for the Yankees.
  • New York’s games have gone over the total in 56 of their 115 chances.
  • The Yankees are 52-63-0 ATS in their 115 games with a spread this season.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 3.2
HR 8
ERA 3.99
K/9 8.18

Rays Betting Insights

  • The Rays have been underdogs in 37 games this season and have come away with the win 15 times (40.5%) in those contests.
  • Tampa Bay has yet to play a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +201.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rays have a 33.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Tampa Bay and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 53 of their 113 opportunities.
  • The Rays have an against the spread mark of 52-61-0 in 113 games with a line this season.

Rays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.3
HR 8
ERA 3.48
K/9 8.69

Rays Probable Pitcher – Jalen Beeks

  • Beeks (2-1 with a 2.35 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 46 innings pitched) makes the start for the Rays, his seventh of the season.
  • In his last appearance — out of the bullpen on Wednesday — the left-hander threw one scoreless inning against the Milwaukee Brewers without surrendering a hit.
  • Beeks has not gone five or more innings in a start this season (in six starts). He averages 1.2 per appearance.
  • The Rays have been the moneyline underdog in four of Beeks’ starts this season, and they went 2-2 in those matchups.
  • In Beeks’ six starts, his team is 2-4.
  • Beeks has had six starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in two of those matchups.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 15, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rays Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Jason Adam 49 44.2 10.7 4.9 0.5 1.21
Ryan Thompson 43 38.1 7.7 9.6 1.2 3.76
Colin Poche 42 39.0 8.8 7.2 2.3 3.00
Brooks Raley 41 37.1 11.3 8.0 0.0 2.41
Shawn Armstrong 33 36.2 10.1 13.2 1.2 5.15

Yankees Probable Pitcher – Gerrit Cole

  • When Cole starts, his team is 11-12-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw seven scoreless innings against the Seattle Mariners while allowing four hits.
  • Cole has pitched five or more innings in 11 straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • Cole’s team has won 65.2% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (15-8).
  • Cole’s team is 15-8 when he starts this season.
  • Games started by Cole have a 13-10-0 record at hitting the over this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 15, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Scott Effross 52 50.0 55 2.88 15 2
Clay Holmes 49 49.0 51 2.39 7 17
Lou Trivino 46 37.0 49 5.59 2 10
Wandy Peralta 43 45.0 35 2.20 8 2
Lucas Luetge 36 39.1 38 2.75 6 1

Yankees Hitting Trends

  • The Yankees have a record in games this season when they hit at least two homers.
  • The Yankees are 23-4 in games this season when they have put up at least five extra-base hits.
  • The team has racked up eight or more hits 59 times this season, and has a 40-19 record in those games.
  • The Yankees are 48-9 in games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Yankees have drawn at least five walks in 41 games this season, and are 29-12 in those contests.

Rays Hitting Trends

  • They are 16-7 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • They have gone 15-3 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • In 61 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 39-22.
  • They have won 38 of their 44 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have won 14 of their 22 games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Yankees vs. Rays Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rays (+201)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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