New York Yankees Vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Preview And Lines – October 1, 2021

Written By Staff on October 1, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

The New York Yankees (91-68) host the Tampa Bay Rays (98-61) at 7:05 PM ET on Friday for a sluggers’ duel between two of the best home-run hitters in MLB. Aaron Judge has racked up 39 homers this season, sixth in the league, for the favored Yankees (-120), while Brandon Lowe ranks 10th in the majors with 36 dingers of his own this season for the underdogs. Nestor Cortes Jr. starts for New York while Tampa Bay will counter with Shane McClanahan.

Betting Odds

Yankees vs Rays Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Yankees -120 Rays +100 NYY -1.5 9

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings and as of October 1, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Yankees Probable Starting Pitcher: Nestor Cortes Jr.

  • The Yankees’ Cortes (2-2) will make his 14th start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up two earned runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the Red Sox.
  • In 13 starts this season, he’s earned four quality starts.
  • Their pitchers strike out 10.2 batters per nine innings in home games this season.

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Nestor Cortes Jr. Player Props

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Prop Line Odds
Record a Win +230
Strikeouts 6.5 Over: +110, Under: -145

Yankees Hitting Leaders

Aaron Judge

  • Judge leads the Yankees with 39 home runs and 97 runs batted in, while accumulating a team-high batting average of .288.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB play, Judge ranks sixth in HR (39), 20th in RBI (97), 21st in AVG (.288), and 12th in OBP (.374).
  • Prop Line Over Odds Under Odds
    Hits 0.5 -205 +150
    RBI 0.5 +165 -220

    Giancarlo Stanton

  • Giancarlo Stanton has 18 doubles, 35 home runs and 63 walks while hitting .275.
  • Stanton ranks 13th in HR (35), and 23rd in RBI (96) among the qualifying hitters in baseball.
  • Prop Line Over Odds Under Odds
    Hits 0.5 -190 +140
    RBI 0.5 +160 -215

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    Futures Odds
    To Win ALCS +600
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