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New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Petco Park.

Right hander Gerrit Cole will take the mound for the Yankees to start this game. Cole is 8-3 this season with a 2.81 ERA.

Cole's opponent in this one will be Blake Snell. The Rays left hander has a 2.91 ERA to go along with a 5-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Yankees as -125-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game's total opened at 7.5.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 8-2 winner as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -134 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 10-9 winner on the road against the Indians. Bettors on New York at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York:
Team record: 35-27 SU
NY Yankees is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
NY Yankees is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Yankees's last 15 games

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 42-20 SU
Current Streak: won 6 straight games.
Tampa Bay is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 15 games

Next up:
New York at Tampa Bay Tuesday, October 6