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New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians 09/30/2020 Spread, Previews and Predictions
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New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians 09/30/2020 – New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians enter their second game of a three-game series in the 2020 MLB postseason. The Yankees are all set to continue their success once more after defeating Cleveland in their opening game. Cleveland will try to rebound, but they need more support from the batting and mainly the pitching end. Cleveland Indians battled their way to the Wild Card round and they are not going to give up with ease. However, the Yankees are more dominating and it’s time to jump into the details of the mlb betting picks.
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians 09/30/2020
New York Yankees
It turns out that the New York Yankees are unstoppable at the moment with their batting squad smashing homers against opponents. Last night, they went deep from the plate and scored 12 runs against the Cleveland Indians. Their pitching unit was equally productive when they restricted the Indians to just three. Aaron Judge smashed a two-run blast for his team that put the Yankees on the board first. Starting pitcher Gerrit Cole did an impressive job on the mound to strike out 13 opponent hitters in seven innings. Cole surrendered just two runs. Masahiro Tanaka will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Tanaka held a 3-3 record in the regular season with an ERA of 3.56.
Players to watch: K. Higashioka C (GP 1 AB 5 R 0 H 1 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 1 BB 0 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.2 OBP 0.2 SLG 0.2 OPS 0.4 WAR 0), L. Voit 1B (GP 1 AB 5 R 1 H 2 2B 1 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 1 TB 3 BB 0 SO 0 SB 0 AVG 0.4 OBP 0.4 SLG 0.6 OPS 1 WAR 0).
Cleveland Indians entered the postseason with real hard work. The Indians had no choice but to battle alongside the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins. Out of 30 home games, the Indians managed to win 18. Cleveland will need to win both their games to get to the ALDS. Last night, Shane Bieber struggled on the mound as the Yankees smashed his pitching. Bieber gave up seven runs in just four innings. From the plate, Josh Naylor scored a home run for his team. Cleveland will turn towards their hard-throwing Carlos Carrasco as their starting pitcher in this game. Carrasco is holding a 3-4 record on the season with an ERA of 2.91.
Players to watch: D. DeShields CF (GP 1 AB 4 R 1 H 1 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 1 BB 0 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.25 OBP 0.25 SLG 0.25 OPS 0.5 WAR 0), F. Lindor SS (GP 1 AB 4 R 0 H 0 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 0 BB 0 SO 2 SB 0 AVG 0 OBP 0 SLG 0 OPS 0 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 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
New York Yankees vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The Yankees are missing out on James Paxton due to his injury, but he’s expected to return anytime in the postseason. New York is way stronger than the Indians as they hold the fifth in OPS and fourth in runs scored. As for Cleveland, they hold the 27th in OPS and 24th in runs scored. Back the Yankees to win with the mlb latest line on their side.
Score Prediction: New York Yankees 4, Cleveland Indians 3.