Rays vs. Yankees - 5/12/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (21-12) at Tampa Bay Rays (17-16)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
N Eovaldi (3-0) (3.97) vs. C Archer (3-4) (2.59)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays -128 / New York Yankees +118 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, SunSports
The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The New York Yankees look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Yankees have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Yankees have won 16 straight games when scoring more than three games. Jacoby Ellsbury leads New York with 43 hits and six RBI while Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez have combined for 47 RBI. The New York Yankees have won five of their last seven games on the road. Nathan Eovaldi gets the ball, and he’s 3-0 with a 3.97 ERA and 25 strikeouts this season. This will be Eovaldi’s first career game against the Rays.
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The Tampa Bay Rays look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Rays have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last six games. The Rays have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Logan Forsythe leads Tampa Bay with 33 hits and 15 RBI while Steven Souza Jr. and Evan Longoria have combined for 26 RBI. The Tampa Bay Rays have won six of their last nine games on their home field. Chris Archer takes the hill, and he’s 3-4 with a 2.59 ERA and 50 strikeouts this season. Archer is 5-0 with a 1.93 ERA and 25 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 2 of a series and 4-0 in Eovaldis last 4 starts. The Rays are 7-2 in their last 9 home games and 3-9 in Archers last 12 home starts. The Rays are 6-0 in Archers last 6 starts vs. Yankees.
Archer has owned the Yankees inhis young career, and the Rays have been great at home. I'll take Tampa Bay and the small chalk here.