Rays vs. Yankees - 9/15/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (78-64) at Tampa Bay Rays (69-73)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
Adam Warren vs. J Odorizzi (7-8) (3.21)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays / New York Yankees --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays play game two Tuesday night.
The New York Yankees need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Yankees have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. The Yankees have won seven of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 139 hits and 59 RBI while Brett Gardner and Didi Gregorius have combined for 117 RBI. The New York Yankees have won six of their last seven road games. Adam Warren gets the ball, and he’s 6-6 with a 3.29 ERA and 88 strikeouts this season. Warren is 0-2 with a 3.79 ERA and 32 strikeouts in his career against the Rays.
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The Tampa Bay Rays need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Rays have scored five runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Rays have lost five of their last seven when scoring more than three runs. Evan Longoria leads Tampa Bay with 143 hits and 68 RBI while Logan Forsythe and Asdrubal Cabrera have combined for 107 RBI. The Tampa Bay Rays have lost seven of their last 10 home games. Jake Odorizzi takes the hill, and he’s 7-8 with a 3.21 ERA and 131 strikeouts this season. Odorizzi is 2-4 with a 5.14 ERA and 37 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 2-5 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series and 4-0 in their last 4 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Rays are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. American League East and 1-4 in Odorizzis last 5 starts. The Rays are 1-4 in Odorizzis last 5 starts vs. Yankees.
The Yanks have actually been playing better on the road lately than they have at home. That goes the same way for the Rays. The Yankees are the pick here.