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Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees 6/23/24 MLB Betting Picks

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees 6/23/24 – As the MLB season moves into warmer months, an exciting match-up at iconic Yankee Stadium awaits us all. Atlanta Braves boasting a respectable 41-31 record take on New York Yankees who boast 51-25 record. Not only is this Sunday afternoon match important in terms of regular-season play but can serve as an indicator of postseason excitement too – providing baseball betting picks and insights.

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees 6/23/24

When:Sunday, June 23, 2024, at 1:35 PM ET
Where:Yankee Stadium

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees 6/23/24

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Betting lines for this game have yet to be set, though given the Yankees’ strong record and home advantage they will likely enter as favorites. But given their resilience the Braves could offer value especially if the spread favors them; total points could also prove noteworthy given both teams’ recent scoring trends.

Hurston Waldrep (0-1, 16.71 ERA) vs. Nestor Cortes (4-5, 3.36 ERA)

Hurston Waldrep made his Braves debut with an alarming 16.71 earned run average in only 7 innings pitched. His 2.43 WHIP indicates an ability issue, compounded further by surrendering 3 home runs and 8 walks over such a short span. It is concerning to see such high home run and walk rates combined, suggesting he could be highly vulnerable against an opponent with as powerful of an offense as that of the Yankees. Due to his current form, Waldrep’s ability to pitch deep into games may be hindered, potentially placing additional stress on Atlanta’s bullpen early. Waldrep will need to demonstrate more control and composure than has yet been seen this season for Atlanta to benefit.

Nestor Cortes provides stability and experience on the Yankees pitching staff with his impressive 3.36 ERA and impressive 1.1% WHIP over 93.2 innings pitched. His impressive feat of striking out 86 batters while walking only 18 is testament to his control and capacity as an effective manager; something Waldrep cannot say for themselves at present. Cortes has excelled at keeping the ball within the park this season, allowing only 12 homers – an encouraging sign against an Atlanta Braves club with power but an uneven history of production. Cortes could take advantage of his experience and tactical pitching to take advantage of Braves lineup weaknesses, specifically on-base situations that hinder scoring opportunities, setting him up to potentially dominate this matchup and keep Braves batters under pressure throughout his innings of pitching.

A Tale of Tactical Offenses: Braves and Yankees Hitting Dynamics

The Braves boast a team batting average of .244, boasting 76 homers. They possess capability but lack consistency; on-base percentage (.308) and slugging percentage (.404) suggest players get onto bases, yet fail to convert when runners in scoring positions are present. When facing Cortes they will need to utilize any opportunities presented to them and capitalize on mistakes as soon as they occur.

Powerhouse Yankees: Slugging and Strategy

The Yankees boasted an.252 average and scored 110 homers this year, showing how versatile their lineup could be in scoring runs from anywhere on it. Furthermore, their on-base (.332) and slugging percentages (.434) indicate an effective offensive strategy which should cause Braves pitchers.


Atlanta Braves Betting Trends

Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Atlanta Braves are 2-3 in their last 5 games against the spread
Braves are 16-19 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 2 of Braves’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 14 of Braves’ 37 last games at home

New York Yankees Betting Trends

Yankees are 2-3 in their last 5 games.
New York Yankees are 2-3 in their last 5 games against the spread
Yankees are 24-18 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 3 of Yankees’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 17 of Yankees’ 34 last games at home

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees Betting Picks

This match-up offers the potential of being high-scoring due to Braves starter Lucas Sims being susceptible against Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda and their power-packed lineup. Bettors might consider going with either team based on moneyline value; or consider betting over total runs given both squad’s recent track records.

At premier online betting sites, the Yankees might be an easier bet when betting for victory; prop bets on total home runs and runs might provide added value. Based on current form and pitching match-up, a predicted score could favor them heavily.

Score Prediction: score – team win.