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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/05/2020 Picks, Betting Predictions and Previews
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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/05/2020 – Two important division series will take place today as the MLB Wild Card round has met its end. The Astros will take on the Athletics in their first game while the Yankees square-off with the Bay Rays from Petco Park in San Diego, California. The Yankees finished second in their division behind Tampa Bay Rays in their first. Both teams will open their first game of a five-game series as they battle their way in the ALDS. The mlb lines today have a predicted winning for this game and the Yankees seem to be keen on defending Tampa Bay.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/05/2020
New York Yankees
This team smashed their way to victory against Cleveland Indians in their Wild Card round. New York Yankees were successful with Gerret Cole on the mound as their starter in their opening game. Cleveland was restricted to just three runs, but the surprising fact was that the Yankees smashed 12 runs to victory. The second game was probably one of the most entertaining this season as the Yankees scored 10 and restricted the Indians to nine. New York is all set to turn in Gerrit Cole once again against the Bay Rays in their opening match.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 2 AB 10 R 1 H 3 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 2 TB 3 BB 1 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.3 OBP 0.364 SLG 0.3 OPS 0.664 WAR 0), A. Judge RF (GP 2 AB 9 R 1 H 1 2B 0 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 2 TB 4 BB 2 SO 4 SB 0 AVG 0.111 OBP 0.273 SLG 0.444 OPS 0.717 WAR 0).
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays never failed to impress their fans in their regular season. The Bay Rays were strong with their record and they will not make this an easy series for the Yankees. Tampa Bay defeated Toronto Blue Jays with ease in their Wild Card round. Tampa scored a total of 11 runs and surrendered just three in both games. Tampa is up against a powerful Yankees squad and they will need more than just runs in this game. Tampa is yet to decide on their starting pitcher in this game against the Yankees.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena DH (GP 2 AB 8 R 3 H 4 2B 2 3B 1 HR 0 RBI 1 TB 8 BB 1 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.5 OBP 0.556 SLG 1 OPS 1.556 WAR 0), B. Lowe 2B (GP 2 AB 8 R 0 H 2 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 2 BB 0 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.25 OBP 0.25 SLG 0.25 OPS 0.5 WAR 0).
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Yankees’ last 15 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Tampa Bay’s last 15 games.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
New York Yankees have one the best pitchers in MLB against the Bay Rays. On the other hand, they have a powerful batting unit that has been scoring in abundance. LeMahieu, Voit, Judge, Stanton and Ureshela will cause havoc at the plate. Back the Yankees to win with all the baseball betting sites in their support.
Predicted Score: New York Yankees 5, Tampa Bay Rays 2.