New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/09/2020 Odds, MLB Picks and Predictions
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New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/09/2020 – The New York Yankees dropped two consecutive games against the Tampa Bay Rays, but they rebounded last night after an impressive victory. The Yankees and Bay Rays will enter their fifth game of the division series as they hold a 2-2 record each. This is going to be one of the most interesting games as the winning team makes it to the next round. The top betting websites are already up with the picks and predictions of this game. The Yankees look forward to continuing their success while the Bay Rays are keen on bouncing back as they square-off from Petco Park in San Diego, California.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays 10/09/2020
New York Yankees
The team ensured to come back stronger after their second defeat against Tampa Bay Rays. New York Yankees lost their second outing with a final score of 8-4. Last night, the Yankees went deep from the plate when they scored five runs and restricted the Bay Rays to just one. New York has been a powerhouse in hitting as they hold a batting clip of .247 with 497 hits. Overall they have smashed 94 home runs in 315 runs. From the pitching end, the Yankees are holding an ERA of 4.35. New York will turn in one of the best pitchers in this game as their starter. Gerrit Cole will get the ball against the Bay Rays in this game.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 5 AB 24 R 4 H 7 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 3 TB 7 BB 3 SO 3 SB 0 AVG 0.292 OBP 0.37 SLG 0.292 OPS 0.662 WAR 0), A. Judge RF (GP 5 AB 23 R 2 H 3 2B 0 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 4 TB 9 BB 2 SO 9 SB 0 AVG 0.13 OBP 0.192 SLG 0.391 OPS 0.584 WAR) 0).
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays were unable to do much from the batting side against the powerful Yankees. Tampa did well in their second outing against the Yankees to score eight runs from the plate. From the pitching end, they restricted them to just four. As a whole team, Tampa Bay smashed a batting clip of .238 with 470 hits in total. The Bay Rays knocked in 289 runs with 80 home runs this season. From the pitching end, they hold an ERA of 3.56. The Bay Rays are turning towards Tyler Glasnow as their starting pitcher in this game. Glasnow held an impressive 5-1 record on the season with an ERA of 4.08.
Players to watch: R. Arozarena LF (GP 5 AB 20 R 8 H 12 2B 2 3B 1 HR 3 RBI 4 TB 25 BB 2 SO 2 SB 0 AVG 0.6 OBP 0.636 SLG 1.25 OPS 1.886 WAR 0), B. Lowe 2B (GP 5 AB 20 R 0 H 2 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 2 BB 2 SO 5 SB 0 AVG 0.1 OBP 0.182 SLG 0.1 OPS 0.282 WAR 0).
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
New York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
Both teams are delivering their top pitchers to the mound. This will be a game to remember and the baseball odds are in favor of the Bay Rays to win this game. Tampa Bay will do a decent job with Glasnow as their pitcher.
Score Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays 7, New York Yankees 3.