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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | June 20 2022

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | June 20 2022

The New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays meet again. Which between them will take Game 1 of this upcoming series at Tropicana Field? Check out preview of this Yankees vs. Rays 2022 MLB season matchup below.

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Betting Preview for the New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB Regular Season Game on June 20, 2022

Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida

When: Monday, June 20, 2022, 7:10 PM ET

Line: New York Yankees (-1.5) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (+1.5) view all 2022 MLB lines

TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN


Betting on the New York Yankees (-1.5)

Regular Season Record: 49-17

On the mound for the Yankees in this game will be Gerrit Cole, who is carrying a 6-1 record to go with a 3.33 ERA and 1.07 WHIP. In his last start, Cole tossed 6.0 scorless innings while striking 7 and walking just a single hitter in a 2-0 win over the Rays on June 14. The Yankees are currently tops in the MLB with a 120 wRC+, with Aaron Judge hitting .305 to go with his 25 home runs.

The Yankees, who are coming off a 10-9 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, are 3-0 in Cole’s last three starts.

The Over is 2-1 in the Yankees’ last 3 games overall.

Betting on the Tampa Bay Rays (+1.5)

Regular Season Record: 36-30

Shane McClanahan will get the start for the Rays in this series opener against the Yankees. McClanahan enters the game with a 7-3 record along with an excellent 1.84 ERA and a sterling 0.86 WHIP. He picked up a loss in his lsat start, even though he allowed just an earned run in 6.0 innings in a 4-3 defeat at the hands of the Yankees on June 16. Nevertheless, the Rays have won 7 of his last 8 appearances. So far this season, the Rays are hitting .233/.296/.372, with Yandy Diaz and Randy Arozarena leading the offense. Dias is hitting .275 this season while Arozarena is batting .253.

The Rays are 6-2 in their last 8 home games.

The Under is 2-1 in the Rays’ last 3 games as the home team.

Writer’s Prediction

The Yankees win, 5-3.

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