New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians 09/29/2020 Analysis, Results and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians 09/29/2020 – The short MLB regular season is over and the time has arrived for the postseason to take its course. Each team played just 60 games this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but nevertheless, it was an amazing season with some of the best performances from top teams. Heading straight into the Wild Card round with an opening game of a three-game series is New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians. The top online sportsbooks are already up with the picks and predictions of this entertaining game that is all set to take place at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians 09/29/2020
New York Yankees
The team made it to the Wild Card round with a 33-27 record in their regular season. New York Yankees did well to get past their opponents while they held the second spot in the AL East division. The Yankees and Indians never met during the 60-game regular season and this is going to be an exciting game. Out of the last five games, the Yankees have lost four against Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins. The leader in home runs was Luke Voit with 22. Voit was also the leader with 52 RBIs. New York will turn in Gerrett Cole to the mound as their starter in this game. Cole held a 7-3 record in the regular season with an ERA of 2.84.
Payers to watch: L. Voit 1B (GP 56 AB 213 R 41 H 59 2B 5 3B 0 HR 22 RBI 52 TB 130 BB 17 SO 54 SB 0 AVG 0.277 OBP 0.338 SLG 0.61 OPS 0.948 WAR 0), D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 50 AB 195 R 41 H 71 2B 10 3B 2 HR 10 RBI 27 TB 115 BB 18 SO 21 SB 3 AVG 0.364 OBP 0.421 SLG 0.59 OPS 1.011 WAR 0).
Cleveland Indians battled hard in the AL Central division to make it to the Wild Card round. The Indians had a tough competition with the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox. Cleveland managed to complete their regular season with a 35-25 record. The Indians held the second spot in their division alongside Chicago White Sox. Out of the last eight games, Cleveland won seven and they are all set to create damage in the postseason. Jose Ramirez took the lead with 17 home runs and 46 RBIs. Shane Bieber will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Bieber held an impressive 8-1 record with an ERA of 1.63.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP 60 AB 236 R 30 H 61 2B 13 3B 0 HR 8 RBI 27 TB 98 BB 24 SO 41 SB 6 AVG 0.258 OBP 0.335 SLG 0.415 OPS 0.75 WAR 0), C. Hernandez 2B (GP 58 AB 233 R 35 H 66 2B 20 3B 0 HR 3 RBI 20 TB 95 BB 24 SO 57 SB 0 AVG 0.283 OBP 0.355 SLG 0.408 OPS 0.763 WAR 0).
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Yankees’ last 13 games.
Indians are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The New York Yankees are sending one of the best pitchers in major league baseball. Gerrit Cole will do an amazing job to get past the Indians. Back the Yankees to win with the support from the top online sportsbook.
Score Prediction: New York Yankees 4, Cleveland Indians 2.