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2021 MLB Handicapping
(72-52) New York Yankees vs. Atlanta Braves (68-56)
Date: Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Time: 7:20 PM ET
Venue: Truist Park, Atlanta, GA
Projected Pitchers: Jordan Montgomery (NYY) vs. Huascar Ynoa (ATL)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Yankees +110 Braves -130
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Yankees +1.5, Braves -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9
The Yankees will be in Atlanta to take on the Braves for game 1 Monday at 7:20 ET.
Jordan Montgomery is going for the Yankees and Huascar Ynoa gets the ball for the Braves.
These teams mets back in April and split a 2 game series.
New York Yankees
The Yankees have really figured things out and they have been one of the hottest teams in baseball.
They are in 2nd place of the American League East with a record of 72-52. They trail the Rays by 4.5 games.
New York did not play the Twins on Sunday because of weather. The last game they played was Saturday where they won 7-1.
Gerrit Cole went 6 innings and did not allow an earned run on Saturday.
Jordan Montgomery is 4-5 with a 3.77 ERA. He has not gotten great run support this year. His last start was against the Red Sox where he went 4.2 innings and allowed 3 earned runs. New York won that game 5-3.
The pitching has been good for this team so far. They have an ERA of 3.59 which is 4th best in the majors.
The team is scoring 4.33 runs per game which is 20th best in the league.
New York has hit 155 home runs which is 10th best overall.
The Braves are playing good baseball at the right time. After getting off to a rough start, they have really picked things up.
This club is in 1st place of the National League East with a record of 68-56. They lead the Phillies by 5 games.
Atlanta completed the sweep of the Orioles on Sunday by winning 3-1. In that series, the Braves scored 11 runs and allowed 5 runs.
Touki Toussaint went 5.1 innings and allowed 1 earned run on Sunday.
Huascar Ynoa is 4-2 with an ERA of 2.70. His last start was against the Marins where he went 5.1 innings and did not allow an earned run. Atlanta won that game 2-0.
The pitching for this team has really gotten better as the year has gone on. They have an ERA of 4.0 which is 13th best in baseball.
Even without Ronald Acuna Jr., they have been very good when it comes to offense. The team is scoring 4.94 runs per game which is 8th best overall.
Atlanta has hit 180 home runs which is 3rd best in the league.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Yankees are 2-5 in their last 7 Monday games.
- Yankees are 2-6 in their last 8 interleague road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Braves are 6-0 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series.
- Braves are 10-1 in their last 11 games after allowing 2 runs or less in their previous game.
- Braves are 5-1 in their last 6 when their opponent allows 2 runs or less in their previous game.
- Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 interleague games.
New York Yankees vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Prediction:
This is a matchup between 2 teams that got off to tough starts, but have gotten better as the year has gone on. I feel it will be a good one.
I do feel Atlanta is a slightly better team and they will take care of business on Monday.
I look for Ynoa to pitch a little better than Montgomery and get his team a win.
I will go with the Braves on the moneyline.
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