Moneyline favors Braves in battle with Yankees
New York Yankees vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The New York Yankees will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Braves in Atlanta at Turner Field on Wednesday in baseball action.
The Braves will rely on Tim Hudson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Hiroki Kuroda will be his counterpart for the Yankees. Tim Hudson is 4-2 this season, and Hiroki Kuroda is 5-6.
If you're going with the Braves in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -125 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
The Braves - Yankees odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Atlanta is rated No. 4 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 2 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Atlanta and its National League No. 3-rated batting order, averaging 4.7 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 5 lineup of the Yankees at 4.8 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.
The Yankees were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. New York rolled to a 6-4 win against Atlanta on Tuesday, as C.C. Sabathia and the Yankees' bats led the team to victory at Turner Field.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Yankees at Braves trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Atlanta
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Atlanta is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Washington, Friday, June 15
Atlanta home to Baltimore, Friday, June 15