The MLB playoffs march on Tuesday with both League Championship series in action. We might only have two games to wager on, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be a profitable evening. Here are a couple of wagers to consider on DraftKings Sportsbook.
Editor’s Note: Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw (back) has been scratched from tonight’s game vs. the Braves. SP Tony Gonsolin will now start in his place.
The Rays were pushed to the brink of elimination in the ALDS against the Yankees, but they’ve carried over the momentum from their big Game 5 win by defeating the Astros in both of the first two games of the ALCS. They’ve done so on the strength of their pitching staff, allowing only three runs through two games. It sure helped that they had Blake Snell and Charlie Morton on the mound for those matchups. They will take a step down in the starting pitching department in Game 3 with Ryan Yarbrough expected to take the mound. With that being said, he didn’t exactly have a bad season, posting a 3.56 ERA and a 3.80 FIP.
The reason the Rays get the nod here is Jose Urquidy is starting for the Astros. His 2.73 ERA across five starts during the regular season isn’t nearly as impressive when you consider his 4.71 FIP. His