Yankees vs. Braves MLB Prediction
A pair of red-hot teams will meet in Atlanta on Monday night when the Braves host the Yankees at 7:20 p.m. ET. With Jordan Montgomery set to oppose Huascar Ynoa in the pitching matchup, what’s the best play?
911 New York Yankees (-105) at 912 Atlanta Braves (-115); o/u 9
7:20 p.m. ET, Monday, August 23, 2021
Truist Park, Atlanta, GA
New York Yankees DFS SPIN
Luke Voit went 2-for-4 with a two-run double on Saturday, leading the Yankees to their ninth consecutive victory with a 7-1 win over the Twins. The Yankees are the hottest team in baseball right now, winning 18 of their last 22 contest overall since July 30. Voit extended his hitting streak to seven games with a second-inning single and also drilled a two-run double off righty reliever Edgar García in the fifth inning to extend the Yankees' lead to six runs. The 30-year-old first baseman has continued to play everyday, despite the presence of Anthony Rizzo at the cold corner, hitting .320 (16-for-50) with four home runs and 17 RBI across 13 games since returning from injury on August 8.
Atlanta Braves DFS Spin
Jorge Soler went 2-for-4 with a home run on Sunday during the Braves victory over the Orioles. The 29-year-old was batting just .192/.288/.370 over 308 at-bats with Kansas City earlier this season but has been slashing .257/.378/.500 since being traded to the Braves in late July. Soler now has 18 home runs and 47 RBI and could prove to be a difference-maker in fantasy leagues for those in search of power down the stretch.
Yankees vs. Braves Betting Prediction
The Yankees are 14-6 in their last 20 games versus the Braves and are 8-2 in their last 10 games in Atlanta. They’re also 21-5 in their last 26 games overall, are 5-1 in their last six games as an underdog and are 6-1 in their last seven road games versus a right-handed starter. On the other side, the Braves are 3-9 in their last 12 interleague games versus a left-handed starter, are 1-9 in their last 10 interleague home games and are 1-7 in their last eight interleague home games versus a team with a winning record.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: NEW YORK YANKEES +102