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New York Yankees vs Atlanta Braves 08/23/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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New York Yankees vs Atlanta Braves 08/23/2021 – The New York Yankees will take on the Atlanta Braves from Truist Park in Cumberland, Georgia. The Yankees are holding the second spot in the AL East Division play after a strong comeback. The top baseball bets are available online as these two teams enter a short two-game series. The Atlanta Braves are at the top of the NL East and are keen on clinching the division title. The Braves have set the standards high ahead of the Phillies in the second spot. Atlanta has rebounded well against their opponents and is now dominating the NL East.
New York Yankees vs Atlanta Braves 08/23/2021
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees have won a total of 72 games and dropped 52 in return. The Yankees are now 20 games ahead of the .500 mark. The Yankees will enter this game riding a hot nine-game winning streak. New York swept the Twins in their last three-game series with ease. The Yankees smashed seven runs and gave up just one to the Twins in return. Jordan Montgomery will take the nod here as their starter in this game. The 28-year-old pitcher has a 4-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.77.
Players to watch: DJ LeMahieu 2B (GP 117, AB 469, R 61, H 127, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 8, RBI 49, TB 174, BB 57, SO 77, SB 4, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.371, OPS 0.723, WAR 1.6), Aaron Judge RF (GP 110, AB 406, R 65, H 114, 2B 16, 3B 0, HR 27, RBI 65, TB 211, BB 61, SO 121, SB 5, AVG 0.281, OBP 0.376, SLG 0.52, OPS 0.896, WAR 4.4).
The Atlanta Braves won a total of 68 games after dropping 56 in return. The Braves are ahead of the Phillies by five games and are 12 games ahead of the .500 mark. The Atlanta Braves will enter this game with the same nine-game winning streak as the Yankees. The Braves swept the Orioles in their last series with ease. Adam Duvall went deep from the plate with two hits and a couple of runs. Huascar Ynoa will be sent to the mound here as their starting pitcher. The righty is holding a 4-2 record with an ERA of 2.70.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 122, AB 485, R 78, H 124, 2B 32, 3B 6, HR 22, RBI 84, TB 234, BB 42, SO 99, SB 16, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.482, OPS 0.799, WAR 2.7), Dansby Swanson SS (GP 124, AB 468, R 67, H 125, 2B 29, 3B 2, HR 24, RBI 74, TB 230, BB 37, SO 124, SB 9, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.491, OPS 0.815, WAR 2).
New York Yankees vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
NY Yankees are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games.
New York Yankees vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The Yankees have a weak pitcher this time and the Braves have a better shot at this game. New York is 15th in OPS and 19th in runs scored. The Braves are holding the 7th in OPS and 8th in runs scored. The mlb betting site has turned away from the Yankees for this game.
Score Prediction: Braves 5, Yankees 4.