Yankees vs Rays Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 16, 2022

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The New York Yankees (72-44) will host the Tampa Bay Rays (61-53), Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET, with the Rays on a three-game winning run. The scheduled starters are Nestor Cortes (9-3) for the Yankees, and Jeffrey Springs (4-3) for the Rays.

At home, the Yankees are favored to win on the moneyline (-176) over the Rays (+147). The over/under in this contest is set at 7.5.

Yankees vs. Rays Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-176)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -105, Under: -115)

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When, Where, at What Time is Yankees vs. Rays

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Stadium: Yankee Stadium

Yankees Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Giancarlo Stanton 10 Day Injury List Achilles
Harrison Bader 10 Day Injury List Foot
Matt Carpenter 10 Day Injury List Foot
Michael King 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Severino 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Chad Green 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Miguel Castro 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Zack Britton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Stephen Ridings 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Derek Dietrich Suspended List Suspension

Rays Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Harold Ramirez 10 Day Injury List Thumb
Wander Franco 10 Day Injury List Wrist
Matt Wisler 15 Day Injury List Neck
Josh Fleming 15 Day Injury List Oblique
Mike Zunino 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kevin Kiermaier 60 Day Injury List Hip
Manuel Margot 60 Day Injury List Knee
JT Chargois 60 Day Injury List Oblique
J.P. Feyereisen 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Andrew Kittredge 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Yonny Chirinos 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tyler Glasnow 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Last Time Out: Yankees and Rays

The Rays defeated the Yankees 4-0 yesterday, with Ryan Yarbrough getting the win (4.00 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 6 K) and Yandy Diaz leading the way offensively (going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI). Gerrit Cole (6.00 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 6 K) took the loss for the Yankees.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

The Yankees have entered the game as favorites 107 times this season and won 68, or 63.6%, of those games. New York is 43-15 this season when entering a game favored by -176 or more on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 63.8%. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 56 of their 116 games with a total. The Yankees are 52-64-0 against the spread in their 116 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 112 .300 (15) .397 (5) .674 (1) 9.3% (1) 25.5% (125) 13.4% (9)
Anthony Rizzo 105 .218 (133) .336 (65) .493 (21) 6.2% (5) 18.2% (59) 11.3% (28)
DJ LeMahieu 105 .279 (34) .381 (8) .417 (81) 2.6% (89) 12.9% (16) 13.3% (11)
Andrew Benintendi 110 .302 (12) .376 (12) .382 (111) 0.7% (139) 14.7% (24) 10.8% (36)
Gleyber Torres 105 .247 (94) .299 (124) .433 (65) 3.9% (41) 21.1% (85) 6.3% (114)

Rays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rays have been underdogs in 38 games this season and have come away with the win 16 times (42.1%) in those contests. This season, Tampa Bay has been victorious one time in three chances when named as an underdog of at least +147 or longer on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rays have a 40.5% chance of walking away with the win. Tampa Bay and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 53 of their 114 opportunities. The Rays are 53-61-0 against the spread in their 114 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yandy Díaz 103 .272 (44) .385 (7) .385 (107) 1.4% (128) 10.9% (5) 14.4% (5)
Randy Arozarena 109 .256 (72) .317 (97) .433 (65) 3.3% (63) 24.9% (122) 6.8% (100)
David Peralta 100 .252 (81) .315 (101) .449 (49) 3.4% (60) 23.7% (105) 8.2% (81)
Isaac Paredes 69 .218 (-) .291 (-) .453 (-) 5.6% (-) 16.7% (-) 8.8% (-)
Ji-Man Choi 84 .242 (-) .341 (-) .384 (-) 2.4% (-) 29.0% (-) 13.4% (-)

Yankees vs. Rays Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Yankees will pick up the win in this game, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-176). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (7.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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