Yankees vs Rays Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Monday, August 15

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At Yankee Stadium on Monday, the Tampa Bay Rays (60-53) meet the New York Yankees (72-43), fellow members of the AL East, at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees will give the start to Gerrit Cole (9-4), but the Rays’ starter has not been announced yet.

Oddsmakers have made the Yankees a decent moneyline favorite (-254) at home over the Rays (+207). The game’s over/under is set at 7.5.

Yankees vs. Rays Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-254)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -110, Under: -111)

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

  • Game Day: Monday, August 15, 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 Yankees lost their last game against the Red Sox by a 3-0 score yesterday. Miguel Andujar went 1-for-3 to lead them offensively. Jameson Taillon picked up the loss after throwing seven innings, giving up three earned runs on six hits while striking out four.

The Rays earned a 4-1 victory against the Orioles yesterday. Randy Arozarena (1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI) led the way offensively, while Drew Rasmussen got the win on the mound after going eight innings, giving up one earned run on one hit while striking out seven.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Yankees have been favored 106 times and won 68, or 64.2%, of those games. New York is 12-3 this season when entering a game favored by -254 or more on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 71.8%. New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 56 of their 115 opportunities. The Yankees are 52-63-0 against the spread in their 115 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 111 .300 (13) .398 (5) .678 (1) 9.4% (1) 25.5% (128) 13.5% (9)
Anthony Rizzo 104 .218 (135) .336 (64) .493 (21) 6.3% (5) 17.6% (54) 11.4% (27)
DJ LeMahieu 105 .279 (35) .381 (8) .417 (82) 2.6% (90) 12.9% (16) 13.3% (10)
Andrew Benintendi 109 .304 (10) .378 (11) .384 (108) 0.7% (141) 14.8% (24) 10.8% (35)
Gleyber Torres 104 .244 (98) .297 (125) .432 (67) 3.9% (41) 21.1% (84) 6.4% (115)

Rays Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rays have won in 15, or 40.5%, of the 37 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Oddsmakers have given Tampa Bay the worst odds of winning they have seen this season with a +207 moneyline listed for this contest. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rays have a 32.6% chance of pulling out a win. Contests with Tampa Bay have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 53 of 113 chances this season. The Rays are 52-61-0 against the spread in their 113 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yandy Díaz 102 .271 (46) .385 (7) .382 (111) 1.4% (128) 11.0% (5) 14.6% (4)
Randy Arozarena 108 .258 (69) .320 (91) .437 (60) 3.3% (61) 24.9% (123) 6.8% (103)
David Peralta 99 .252 (83) .316 (101) .445 (54) 3.4% (58) 23.4% (105) 8.3% (78)
Isaac Paredes 68 .216 (-) .287 (-) .455 (-) 5.7% (-) 17.0% (-) 8.5% (-)
Ji-Man Choi 83 .242 (-) .343 (-) .386 (-) 2.5% (-) 28.7% (-) 13.6% (-)

Yankees vs. Rays Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Yankees will pick up the victory in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-254). 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

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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