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Yankees at Rays 8/8/20 - Game 2 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees Odds & Info

Game Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees
Date & Time Saturday August 8, 2020, 5:10 PM (EDT)
Tropicana Park Tampa Bay, FL
Latest odds
NYY -115 ; O/U 7
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On Saturday, the New York Yankees play the second game of a double header on the road against the Tampa Bay Rays. New York fell to 9-3 following its 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies in its most recent outing on Thursday. New York has lost two of his last three but holds a four-game lead over second place Baltimore in the American League East.

DJ LeMahieu is batting .429 to lead the New York Yankees and has a team-high 18 hits. Aaron Judge is leading in home runs with 7 and RBIs with 17.  New York has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Game 2 of  it's doubleheader on Saturday with the Rays.

Tampa Bay dropped to 5-7 following its 5-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. The loss was Tampa Bay's sixth in its last seven games and the Rays are now tied for second in the AL East with the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays four games behind the first-place New York Yankees and one game ahead of fifth place Boston.

Brandon Lowe is batting .302 to lead Tampa Bay and has the team lead in hits with 13. Hunter Renfroe is leading in home runs with two and RBIs with nine. On Saturday, Tampa Bay will send Yonny Chirinos to the mound. The right-hander 0-0 with an ERA of 1.04, 7 Ks and 4 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • New York is 4-1 in its last 5 on the road
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Yankees last 5 at Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 1-6 in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Rays last 5

Free MLB Pick:

New York Yankees -115

New York has dominated early this season winning nine of its first 12 and on the road thus far in 2020 has won four of five. Aaron Judge is slugging the cover off the ball with seven home runs and 17 RBIs for the Yankees. Tampa Bay has hit a rough patch losing six of its last seven overall. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win 6-3.

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