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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 6/14/22 MLB Picks, Predictions, Odds

Tampa Bay Rays (35-25) vs. New York Yankees (44-16)
June 14, 2022 7:05 pm EDT
The Line: New York Yankees -215 / Tampa Bay Rays +180; Over/Under: +8
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The Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees meet Tuesday in MLB action at Yankee Stadium. The Tampa Bay Rays look for a win after splitting their last 8 games. The New York Yankees look for a win after winning 11 of their last 12 games.

The Tampa Bay Rays have scored 15 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 7 games. The Rays have won 6 of their last 10 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Randy Arozarena leads the Rays with 60 hits and 31 RBI, while Manuel Margot and Wander Franco have combined for 97 hits and 42 RBI. Corey Kluber gets the ball, and he is 3-2 with a 3.88 ERA and 51 strikeouts this season. Kluber is 5-2 with a 2.42 ERA and 72 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.

The New York Yankees have scored 28 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 7 games. The Yankees have won 10 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Aaron Judge leads the Yankees with 71 hits and 48 RBI, while Isiah Kiner-Falefa and DJ LeMahieu have combined for 101 hits and 42 RBI. Gerrit Cole gets the ball, and he is 5-1 with a 3.63 ERA and 84 strikeouts this season. Cole is 1-6 with a 4.21 ERA and 113 strikeouts in his career against the Rays.

The Rays are 1-4 in their last 5 games as a road underdog and 12-5 in their last 17 Tuesday games. The Yankees are 49-19 in their last 68 home games and 40-12 in their last 52 overall. The under is 7-3-1 in Rays last 11 games following an off day. The over is 7-3-1 in Yankees last 11 games following an off day. The Rays are 13-5 in the last 18 meetings in New York.

Corey Kluber has been solid all season, which includes allowing 4 runs in his last 11 innings. The New York Yankees are on fire and scoring runs left and right, but Gerrit Cole has allowed 10 hits and 7 runs in his last 9.1 innings. Cole is also allowing a .341 batting average in 119 at bats against current Tampa hitters. There’s value with the Rays and the plus money here. I’ll take a shot.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Tampa Bay Rays +180

Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.
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