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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/08/2020 MLB Odds, Picks and Baseball Predictions

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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 08-08-2020 MLB Odds Picks and Baseball Predictions

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/08/2020 – The Yankees had dropped further to 9-4 on the season after their defeat in their opening game against Tampa Bay Rays. New York is still sitting at the top of the AL East division and they look forward to rebounding against the Bay Rays. With a 6-7 overall record, Tampa Bay managed to get back to the second spot alongside Baltimore Orioles. The Bay Rays are all set to take out their Yankees as they progress to game two from Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The baseball odds were favoring the Yankees in their last game, but the Bay Rays took to a good start.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/08/2020

When: Saturday, August 8, 2:10 PM ET
Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburgh, Florida
TV: MLBN
Stream: SofaScore

New York Yankees

New York Yankees are still way ahead of the Bay Rays with their three-game lead. The Yankees were the only team to lose less until yesterday. Last night, New York surrendered one run to Tampa Bay and they were restricted to nothing from the plate. This game will be a doubleheader and the Yankees will try their best to strike back. The leading batsman is DJ LeMahieu followed by Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela. The Yankees will turn to their bats to get past the Bay Rays in this game. New York is yet to announce their starting pitcher for this game.

Players to watch: A. Judge RF (GP13, AB47, R12, H13, 2B2, 3B0, HR7, RBI17, TB36, BB2, SO17, SB0, AVG0.277, OBP0.333, SLG0.766, OPS1.099, WAR0), D. LeMahieu 2B (GP12, AB45, R8, H19, 2B1, 3B0, HR2, RBI5, TB26, BB2, SO4, SB0, AVG0.422, OBP0.447, SLG0.578, OPS1.025, WAR0).

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays had a decent comeback with an important win against the Yankees. The Bay Rays are yet to take a lead from Baltimore in the same position and playing the Yankees is not always easy. Last night, Tampa was lucky enough to score one run from the plate to victory. Brandon Lowe has taken the lead for the Bay Rays with nine RBIs and 13 hits. Willy Adames and Joey Wendle are the other notable hitters for the Bay Rays. Tampa is yet to announce their starting pitcher in this game.

Players to watch: B. Lowe 2B (GP13, AB46, R7, H13, 2B3, 3B2, HR2, RBI9, TB26, BB4, SO14, SB0, AVG0.283, OBP0.353, SLG0.565, OPS0.918, WAR0), Y. Diaz 3B (GP12, AB41, R3, H9, 2B2, 3B0, HR0, RBI0, TB11, BB9, SO6, SB0, AVG0.22, OBP0.36, SLG0.268, OPS0.628, WAR0).

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers

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New York Yankees

NY Yankees are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
NY Yankees are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Tampa Bay.
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
NY Yankees are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.

Tampa Bay Rays

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games against NY Yankees.
Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees.

New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks

Both teams have not yet announced their starter for the second game. The starting pitcher plays a vital role in this game. However, the Yankees have a better hitting unit. The baseball picks are in favor of New York to win and cover.

Score Prediction: New York Yankees 6, Tampa Bay Rays 3.