The New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins meet in their opening matchup of the 2019 MLB playoffs. The 103-59 Yankees have home field advantage against the 101-61 Twins. Game 1 gets going on Friday at Yankee Stadium, with first pitch scheduled for 7:07 p.m. and the game set to air on MLB Network.
The Yankees were 4-2 in their season series with the Twins, but Minnesota is a dangerous road team. They easily set the pace with a road record of 55-26. If they can split in the opening two games in the Bronx, they could open the door to a potential upset.
New York is a fairly sizable favorite to win this series. DraftKings Sportsbook installed them at -225 to take down the Twins, who are at +185. By comparison, the Braves are installed at -155 to beat the Cardinals (+130).
Check back throughout the series for the latest odds, schedule and roster information for Yankees-Twins in the 2019 ALDS!