New York Yankees VS Atlanta Braves

MLB Baseball 07:05 PM ET

Tuesday

08/12/2020

YES

Spread: New York Yankees -150

Over/Under: 8.5

Atlanta Braves vs New York Yankees 8/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Atlanta Braves vs New York Yankees 8/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Atlanta Braves vs New York Yankees 8/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Atlanta Braves will face the New York Yankees at the Yankee Stadium in New York City, New York on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:05 P.M, ET. An interleague battle is underway as game 2 of a 2 game series will take place, with Atlanta looking for revenge after losing game 1. Atlanta lost 3 of their last 5 games, and made 22 total runs in their last 3 games. The Braves are a .579 win percentage and are 6th in the NL with an 11-8 record, and 2nd in the NL East Division.

The Atlanta Braves lost their 2nd straight game at 9-6 on Tuesday. They were outhit 8-6, and were scoreless in the 1st 5 innings. The Braves rallied starting in the 6th inning but it was not enough for them to take the win. Marcell Ozuna led the way for the Braves going 2 for 5 with a 3 run home run for the team. Ozuna also leads the team overall with a batting percentage at .273, and is tied with Ronald Acuña Jr. with 4 home runs each. Dansby Swanson leads the team with 18 runs batted in. Touki Toussaint allowed 6 runs on 4 hits, 5 earned with 3 strikeouts in game 1. The team has a total of .244 batting average and a base hit percentage at .318. Kyle Wright will go to the mound for the Braves in game 2. Wright is having an abysmal season with a 0-2 record with a 6.75 earned run average in 16 innings this season.

Atlanta Braves vs New York Yankees Predictions 8/12/2020

The New York Yankees won 2 of their last 5 games, and made 15 runs in their last 3 games. New York came in strong in the 1st game getting a 8 to nothing lead early until the 5th inning. They did allow 6 runs to the Braves but the win was already secured. Luke Voit went 1 for 3 with a bomb in the 1st inning to bring them up to 3 early in the game. Jordan Montgomery played well as he allowed just 3 runs on 4 hits in 6 innings pitched. Dj LeMahieu is batting like crazy at .400 average with 24 hits for the Yankees, while Aaron Judge has 9 homers for the team plus 20 RBIs.  The New York Yankees are 2nd in the American League with an 11-6 record, and are 1st in the AL East Division. Masahiro Tanaka will start for the Yankees in the 2nd game. Tanaka is 0-0 with a 1.17 ERA in 7.2 innings this season.

Atlanta Braves vs New York Yankees. MLB’s pick for the game will go to the New York Yankees -150. New York will take game 2 and the series with a sweep. In terms of starting pitchers, New York has hotter hands here, along with the better bullpen. Atlanta doesn’t know how to deal with the Yankees as they are 1-6 in their last 7 games against New York. The Braves are also struggling on the road after winning 2 of their last 7 during their roadtrip. The home field advantage plus the better lineup is New York’s edge in this series.NY will win this match predicted at 7-3.

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MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

Location: Yankee Stadium, New York City, New York

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

TV: YES

MLB Odds: New York Yankees -150

MLB Total: 8.5

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