Phillies vs. Yankees MLB Prediction
The Phillies and Yankees will begin a new interleague series on Tuesday night in the Bronx when Aaron Nola opposes Domingo German in the pitching matchup. With the Phillies listed as slight favorites and the total sitting at 9 runs, what’s the best bet tonight?
925 Philadelphia Phillies (-120) at 926 New York Yankees (+110); o/u 9
7:05 p.m. ET, Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Yankee Stadium, New York, NY
Philadelphia Phillies DFS Notes
J.T. Realmuto went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI on Sunday, lifting the Phillies to a 7-4 victory over the Marlins. Realmuto put the Phillies on the board with an RBI infield single against lefty Braxton Garrett in the second inning and also tacked on a key insurance run with an RBI single to right field against righty reliever Zach Pop in the eighth inning. The 30-year-old fantasy stalwart owns a robust .270/.365/.444 triple-slash line with 34 runs scored, nine home runs, 38 RBI and five steals across 293 plate appearances.
New York Yankees DFS Notes
Gleyber Torres homered for the second consecutive game on Sunday night, helping to power the Yankees to victory over the visiting Red Sox. Torres opened the scoring in the ballgame, swatting a solo homer off of Martin Perez to lead off the second inning. He also drew a bases-loaded walk off of Brandon Workman in the sixth inning to extend the Yankees lead to 6-0. All told, Torres finished the night 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and two RBI. While the past two games have been encouraging, Torres is still hitting just .240/.330/.328 with five homers and 32 RBI on the season.
Phillies vs. Yankees MLB Betting Prediction
The Phillies have won four of their last five games versus the Yankees and are 5-2 in their last seven games at Yankee Stadium. The Phillies have also won five of their last six games overall, are 8-2 in their last 10 games versus a right-handed starter and are 4-1 in their last four games when they open a new series. On the other side, the Yankees have dropped four of their last five interleague games, are 1-4 in their last five interleague games when facing right-handed starter and are 2-6 in their last eight games when they play the opener of a new series.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -120