Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 10/01/2021 Betting Odds, Baseball Picks and Forecast
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 10/01/2021 – A crucial series for the Yankees will get underway as Tampa Bay invades Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. The Bay Rays have already clinched the AL East Division title and punched their ticket to the playoffs. The Yankees have increased their lead against the Red Sox but the last three games against Tampa are the most important. The best baseball betting websites are flourishing online as these two teams enter their opening game of a three-game series. Tampa Bay will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat against the Astros.
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 10/01/2021
|When:||Friday, October 1, 7:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York|
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays have won 98 games and dropped a total of 61. The Bay Rays are seven games ahead of the Yankees and the AL East Division title now belongs to them. Tampa Bay was unable to get past Houston Astros in their last game as they gave up three and scored two. The Bay Rays will try to play the spoiler for the Yankees to prevent them from entering the postseason. Shane McClanahan will get the ball in this game as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding a 10-6 record on the season with an ERA of 3.44. This will be the rookie’s 25th major league career start.
Players to watch: Brandon Lowe 2B (GP 146, AB 523, R 93, H 127, 2B 31, 3B 0, HR 35, RBI 90, TB 263, BB 67, SO 164, SB 7, AVG 0.243, OBP 0.337, SLG 0.503, OPS 0.84, WAR 4.2 Randy Arozarena LF (GP 137, AB 514, R 91, H 140, 2B 31, 3B 3, HR 20, RBI 69, TB 237, BB 52, SO 163, SB 16, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.461, OPS 0.813, WAR 3.8
New York Yankees
The Yankees have come a long way and they have no choice but to win this series. New York Yankees are holding a 91-68 record on the season after their last success against the Blue Jays. New York scored six and gave up two to the Blue Jays. The Yankees are now two games ahead of the Red Sox and will give the ball to Nestor Cortes. The southpaw is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 2.85. Cortes has a solid WHIP of 1.08 and has struck out 98 opponent hitters in a span of 88 plus innings.
Players to watch: DJ LeMahieu 2B (GP 149, AB 594, R 84, H 160, 2B 24, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 57, TB 216, BB 73, SO 93, SB 4, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.364, OPS 0.714, WAR 1.5 Aaron Judge RF (GP 144, AB 536, R 87, H 153, 2B 24, 3B 0, HR 37, RBI 95, TB 288, BB 73, SO 156, SB 6, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.371, SLG 0.537, OPS 0.908, WAR 5.6.
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Betting Numbers
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games.
Tampa Bay are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Tampa Bay are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against NY Yankees.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games on the road.
Tampa Bay are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees.
New York Yankees
NY Yankees are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
NY Yankees are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of NY Yankees’ last 18 games against an opponent in the American League East Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games played in October.
Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Betting Picks
Tampa Bay is missing out on their third baseman, Yandy Diaz, due to an injury. The Yankees vs Bay Rays picks are slanting towards the Yankees to win this game with the help of their offensive unit and Cortes on the mound.
Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Bay Rays 5.