Braves vs. Yankees MLB Game Preview (6/21/24): Starting lineups, Odds, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on June 21, 2024
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The Atlanta Braves are set to play against the New York Yankees at 7:05 p.m. ET today. The game will be broadcast on Apple TV. The game, scheduled at Yankee Stadium in New York, features Braves moneyline odds at -112 and Yankees odds at -106, highlighting a closely matched MLB game. With a forecast of clear skies and a high of 96 degrees, fans can expect optimal conditions for this mid-season clash.

Braves vs. Yankees pregame odds for 6/21/24

The matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees is closely contested with MLB odds reflecting a tight game at Yankee Stadium. The moneyline for both teams is nearly even across major Massachusetts sports betting apps, indicating no clear favorite. The over/under ranges from 8.0 to 8.5, suggesting expectations for moderate scoring from both offenses.

  • DraftKings: Yankees -108, Braves -112, over/under 8.5
  • FanDuel: Yankees -102, Braves -116, over/under 8.0
  • Caesars: Yankees -110, Braves -110, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Yankees +100, Braves -120, over/under 8.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Orioles vs Yankees.

Braves vs. Yankees projected starting lineups today

Braves starting lineup tonight

  1. 2B Ozzie Albies (S)
  2. 3B Austin Riley (R)
  3. DH Marcell Ozuna (R)
  4. 1B Matt Olson (L)
  5. C Travis d’Arnaud (R)
  6. LF Adam Duvall (R)
  7. SS Orlando Arcia (R)
  8. RF Brian Anderson (None)
  9. CF Jarred Kelenic (L)

Yankees starting lineup

  1. SS Anthony Volpe (R)
  2. RF Juan Soto (L)
  3. CF Aaron Judge (R)
  4. DH Giancarlo Stanton (R)
  5. LF Alex Verdugo (L)
  6. 2B Gleyber Torres (R)
  7. 3B DJ LeMahieu (R)
  8. C Jose Trevino (R)
  9. 1B Oswaldo Cabrera (S)

Braves vs Yankees probable starting pitchers today

(ATL) Chris Sale (L)9-22.980.9430.74.0
(NYY) Carlos Rodón (L)9-33.281.1123.16.6

Braves vs Yankees injuries for Friday

Atlanta Braves: Key injuries include Ronald Acuña Jr. out with a left ACL tear, missing the remainder of the 2024 season. Tyler Matzek, A.J. Minter, and Huascar Ynoa are on the 60-day injured list due to elbow and hip issues, impacting Braves odds.

New York Yankees: Anthony Rizzo is sidelined with a fractured radial neck in his right arm, placed on the 60-day injured list. Gleyber Torres is listed as questionable with a groin injury, affecting Yankees odds for the upcoming MLB game at Yankee Stadium, New York.

Projected lineups, pitchers and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Atlanta Braves season overview

The Atlanta Braves, holding a position in the NL East with a record of 41-31, show a promising stance this season. With a batting average of .246 and 79 home runs, their offensive lineup is solid. The team’s pitching staff, boasting an ERA of 3.59 and 638 strikeouts, demonstrates their capability on the mound. Recent games against the Detroit Tigers saw the Braves maintaining their form, with a notable pitching performance of 12 strikeouts in their latest game.

  • Runs per game: 4.4
  • Team average: .246
  • Team home runs: 79
  • Team Stolen bases: 33
  • Team ERA: 3.59
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 638

New York Yankees season overview

The New York Yankees lead the AL East with an impressive 51-26. Their batting lineup is powerful, highlighted by 113 home runs and a .252 average. The pitching staff outshines with an ERA of 3.20 and 651 strikeouts, making the Yankees formidable opponents. Despite a recent loss to the Baltimore Orioles, the Yankees’ performance remains strong with a 5-5 record in their last ten games.

  • Runs per game: 5.1
  • Team average: .252
  • Team home runs: 113
  • Team Stolen bases: 37
  • Team ERA: 3.20
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 651

Player stats and recent news for Braves and Yankees

The Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees are showcasing strong players with impactful statistics for MLB bettors. Sean Murphy and Ozzie Albies are notable for the Braves with their recent performances against the Tigers, enhancing the Braves odds. Meanwhile, Aaron Judge’s return with a home run after a hand injury significantly boosts the Yankees odds. His leadership in home runs and RBIs is critical for New York Yankees’ success at Yankee Stadium. The recent news about Yankees prospects and injuries could influence MLB odds and team strategies.

Atlanta Braves top performers

Marcell Ozuna leads the Braves in batting average, home runs, RBIs, and runs, playing a pivotal role in Atlanta Braves’ lineup. Ronald Acuña Jr. tops the stolen bases chart, adding speed and versatility to the Braves’ game. Their performances are crucial for the Braves odds in upcoming MLB games.

  • AVG Leader: Marcell Ozuna .316
  • HR Leader: Marcell Ozuna 20
  • RBI Leader: Marcell Ozuna 63
  • Runs Leader: Marcell Ozuna 43
  • SB Leader: Ronald Acuña Jr. 16

New York Yankees top performers

Juan Soto and Aaron Judge are the standout players for the Yankees, leading in batting average and home runs respectively. Their contributions are vital for enhancing the Yankees odds at Yankee Stadium. Anthony Volpe’s stolen bases also add a dynamic edge to the New York Yankees’ gameplay.

  • AVG Leader: Juan Soto .309
  • HR Leader: Aaron Judge 27
  • RBI Leader: Aaron Judge 67
  • Runs Leader: Juan Soto 61
  • SB Leader: Anthony Volpe 15
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