New York Yankees (35-27) at Tampa Bay Rays (42-20)
Monday, October 05, 2020 at 8:07 pm
AMERICAN League Playoffs - LDS - Best Of 5 - Game 1 - San Diego, CA
The Yankees and Rays meet in the postseason for the first time when the American League East rivals open the best-of-five AL Division Series in San Diego on Monday.
The Yankees and the Rays offense has been hitting on all cylinders of late. Making this to to very vulnerable total and a positive for us cashing a over bet. Note: The Rays are 8-0 L/8 OVER in the first game of a home series with rest after a tilt where they tallied 12+ hits, producing 7.12 runs per game in offense. Also Cole the Yankees starter despite of going 7-3 with a 2.84 ERA in the regular season has some sub standard efforts vs the Rays recording a 4.96 ERA and allowed five of his 14 homers in three starts against Tampa Bay.
Meanwhile, the Yankees are 8-0 OVER L/8 off a game as chalk when their opposition starter has a strike-per-ball ratio of less than 1.6 on the season. The Yankees have seen their offense produce 8 runs ppg and allowed an average of 6.6 rpg under the above perimeters.
BOONE is 30-11 OVER after a 5 game span with an OBP of .375 or better as the manager of NY YANKEES with a combined average of 12.3 rpg scored.
MLB teams where the total is 7 or less (NY YANKEES) - after a combined score of 17 runs or more are 40-14 OVER L/5 seasons for a 74% conversion rate for bettors.