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Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 5/12/2023 Tips, Free Picks and Previews

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 5/12/2023 Tips, Free Picks and Previews

The Tampa Bay Rays will go against the New York Yankees in MLB action in Yankee Stadium, NY, on Friday, May 12, 2023, at 7:05 PM ET. The Rays lost their final two matches after a two-game winning run. With a victory over the Yankees, which would be their third victory in their previous five games, they will attempt to turn things around. Tampa Bay scores 6.08 runs per game on average. They are league leaders with a batting average of .272. Their .345 on-base percentage is also the greatest in the league, as is their .509 slugging percentage. 

For Tampa Bay, Randy Arozarena was the key hitter. With a batting average of .319, nine home runs, and 30 RBI, he is the team’s leader. With the squad allowing just 3.05 runs per game, Tampa Bay’s pitching was also excellent. The Rays’ opponents have a league-best .210 batting average against them. Their 2.95 ERA is also among the highest in the league, while their 1.14 WHIP is second. Fleming’s latest start saw him surrender seven hits and six runs over five innings, but the Rays still defeated the Yankees 8-7.

  • The total went UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 matches.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays are 10-4 SU in their last 14 matches.
  • The Rays are 7-3 SU in their last 10 matches on the road.

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 5/12/2023 Tips, Free Picks and Previews

The Yankees won six of their last eight games after a strong week of play. With a victory over the Rays, which would be their seventh victory in their previous nine games, they will attempt to maintain the momentum. They are 22nd in on-base percentage (.307) and 15th in slugging percentage (.406). 

While DJ LeMahieu tops the Yankees with 18 RBI, Anthony Rizzo tops the team with a .302 batting average and six home runs. The club from New York had strong pitching, only allowing 3.87 runs per game. The Yankees are third in the league with a .224 opponents batting average. Their 1.21 WHIP and 3.59 ERA both rank eighth. 

  • The total went OVER in 5 of the NY Yankees’ last 5 matches.
  • The NY Yankees are 6-3 SU in their previous 9 matches.
  • The total went OVER in 5 of the NY Yankees’ last 6 games with Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees. The MLB pick for this game is the New York Yankees. Six of their past eight matches and five of their last six at home were victories for the Yankees. They scored 28 runs in their last three home matches and are offensively strong. Due to Fleming’s recent pitching struggles, where he gave up seven runs in his past two outings, they will continue to perform well offensively in this game. The Rays dropped three of their last five games, including three straight on the road. Despite having one of the league’s greatest offenses, they were inconsistent recently, scoring just six runs in their past three away games. Cole performed admirably on the pitch this season, with the exception of his final start, allowing 10 runs in his past five games. The Rays will struggle to stay up with New York in this game since they have the greatest bullpen in the league and he gave up nine runs in each of his previous five outings against them. To cover the money line, choose New York. The New York Yankees will win to a predicted score of 5-3.

MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

Location: Yankee Stadium, NY

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023


MLB Odds: New York Yankees -165

MLB Totals: 7.5


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