Rays @ Yankees: Predictions, picks and bets

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August 18, 2020 5:10 PM

The top two teams in AL East clash today in what should be an awesome game for fans and neutrals alike!

Both sides have six players each on the injury list but that shouldn't take away from the spectacle today, with our data suggesting we should see a lot of runs.

Check out our predictions and plays below.

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Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Rays moneyline +1.5 (-108*)
💪 Run line: Yankees +1.5 (-150*)
☝ Total runs: Over 8 (-115*)

Best bet

Total runs: Rays moneyline (-108*) has a 54% probability

The Rays are a 54% chance of winning this one according to our projections. This should be close but our numbers suggest the favorite should get up.

 

Run line: Yankees +1.5 (-150*) has a 58% probability

The sportsbooks seem to agree with our model here, putting the Yanks at quite low odds to cover. We like this one when it comes to putting together your parlays.

Total runs: Over 8 (-111*) has a 53% probability

Runs look likely for this clash with our predictive modelling putting it above the over/under.

Dimers' take-out

This one should be a tight game with the best bet being lineball between Rays ML and Yankees to cover.

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*Odds and percentages correct at time of publishing.