New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays - 4/4/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Rays (1-4) at New York Yankees (3-2)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 1:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
Blake Snell (0-0) (0.00) vs. Luis Severino (1-0) (0.00)
The Line: New York Yankees -220 / Tampa Bay Rays +202 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Tampa Bay Rays are in the Big Apple for an MLB matchup with the New York Yankees on Wednesday.
The Tampa Bay Rays struggled on the mound in an 11-4 loss at the Yankees Tuesday with starter Chris Archer allowing four runs in five innings before Austin Pruitt was charged with six runs in 2.1 frames.
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The Rays posted seven hits and four walks with Denard Span knocking in a pair of runs with a double while Adeiny Hechavarria knocked in a run and scored.
Tampa Bay turns to Blake Snell for his second start of the season when he opposes the Yankees on Wednesday. Snell received a ND in a 1-0 defeat at Boston with 5.2 scoreless innings.
A late offensive burst lifted the New York Yankees to a big win in the series opener versus Tampa Bay. New York starter Jordan Montgomery allowed a run over five innings with Jonathan Holder giving up three runs in 1/3 of an inning.
The Yankees pounded out eleven hits and walked six times with Didi Gregorius leading the way with a pair of long balls with eight RBI’s and three runs to cap off a 4-4 night. Brett Gardner, Aaron Judge and Tyler Austin combined seven runs as six players drove in or scored.
The Yankees give Wednesday’s starting assignment to Luis Severino. Severino opened 2018 with a 6- victory at Toronto with a one hit shutout over 5.2 innings pitched.
Tampa Bay are 2-6 in their last 8 Wednesday games and over is 7-3 in Archer’s last 10 Wednesday starts. NY Yankees are 20-6 in their last 26 home games and NY Yankees are 23-9 in their last 32 Wednesday games and NY Yankees are 22-10 in their last 32 games on grass. Tampa Bay are 1-9 in Archers last 10 starts vs. NY Yankees and under is 7-1-1 in the last 9 meetings.
Severino is poised for a huge season and this is the type of game he has to go out and win…