Washington Nationals vs New York Yankees 05/08/2021 – Washington Nationals and New York Yankees will continue their three-game series as they enter their second game from the Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. The Nationals are still at the bottom of the NL East Division play and are two games behind the .500 mark. The Nationals are behind the Atlanta Braves and they look forward to continuing their success. The New York Yankees have dropped down to the fourth spot once again after their last defeat. The Yankees are trailing the Blue Jays in the AL East Division play. The mlb betting websites have the odds and predictions available online as these teams battle to increase their overall record.
Washington Nationals vs New York Yankees 05/08/2021
|When:||Saturday, May 8, 1:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York|
The Washington Nationals won 13 games this season and they dropped 15 in total. Washington is trying to make up for their loss and they still have time to get to the top. In their series opener, the Nationals defeated the Yankees after smashing 11 runs from the plate and giving up just four in return. Josh Harrison is the leader for the Yankees with a batting clip of .329. Trea Turner is the home run leader with seven and hits with 32. When it comes to RBI’s the Nationals have Starlin Castor as their leader. Washington will turn in Mac Scherzer to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 2.54.
Players to watch: T. Turner SS (GP 27, AB 107, R 14, H 32, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 12, TB 57, BB 5, SO 25, SB 7, AVG 0.299, OBP 0.348, SLG 0.533, OPS 0.881, WAR 1.5), S. Castro 2B (GP 27, AB 100, R 3, H 26, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 13, TB 35, BB 6, SO 21, SB 0, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.296, SLG 0.35, OPS 0.646, WAR 0.4).
New York Yankees
The Yankees will enter this game holding a 16-16 record on the season. New York is sitting exactly at the .500 mark and is above the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees have Giancarlo Stanton as their leader in batting with an average of .312. Stanton is the home run leader with nine and RBI leader with 23. The Yankees have smashed a total of 41 home runs in their first 31 games. Corey Kluber will take the mound as their starter in this game. Kluber is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 3.03.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 29, AB 116, R 19, H 31, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 7, TB 39, BB 16, SO 22, SB 1, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.361, SLG 0.336, OPS 0.697, WAR 0.5), G. Stanton DH (GP 27, AB 109, R 16, H 34, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 9, RBI 23, TB 66, BB 9, SO 31, SB 0, AVG 0.312, OBP 0.364, SLG 0.606, OPS 0.97, WAR 1).
Washington Nationals vs New York Yankees Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees.
Nationals are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games this season.
Washington is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the American League East Division division.
New York Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees’ last 8 games against Washington.
New York is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees’ last 8 games when playing at home against Washington.
Washington Nationals vs New York Yankees Betting Picks
Baseball Betting Today has predicted the Yankees to rebound from their last defeat and take out the Nationals in this game. Washington is not as powerful as the Yankees from the plate. Back New York to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Yankees 4, Nationals 2.