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Yankees Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/7/2021

Giancarlo Stanton brings a 12-game hitting streak into the New York Yankees’ (16-15) matchup against the Washington Nationals (12-15). The Yankees are moneyline favorites () in this outing against the Nationals (), which starts at 7:05 PM ET on Friday at Yankee Stadium. New York has Jameson Taillon starting things off, and Washington counters Patrick Corbin.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 7, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Yankees vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Taillon (NYY) Pitcher Corbin (WSH)
1 – 2 W/L 1 – 3
22.1 IP 23.1
5.24 ERA 8.10
1.250 WHIP 1.710
11.7 K/9 6.9
2.0 BB/9 5

Yankees Probable Starter Jameson Taillon

  • Taillon makes the start for the Yankees, his sixth of the season. He is 1-2 with a 5.24 ERA and 29 strikeouts through 22 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander’s most recent time out was on Saturday against the Tigers, when he went five innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • He will face a Nationals offense that ranks 26th in the league with 216 total hits (on a.247 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .379 (20th in the league) with 25 total home runs (27th in MLB play).
  • The Yankees have a 2-2 record in Taillon’s four starts this season when they were the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 7, 2021 at 2:14 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Taillon

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Schwarber 14 .214 3 1 1 .312 .741
Ryan Zimmerman 10 .300 3 0 2 .300 .700
Trea Turner 9 .222 2 0 1 .222 .555
Starlin Castro 5 .400 2 1 3 .500 1.500
Juan Soto 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666
Yan Gomes 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alex Avila 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Nationals Probable Starter Patrick Corbin

  • Corbin (1-3) will take to the mound for the Nationals and make his sixth start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in seven innings against the Marlins.
  • The Yankees have scored 127 runs this season, which ranks 19th in MLB. They have 230 hits, 20th in baseball, with 41 home runs (fourth in the league).
  • His team has won 33.3% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (1-2).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 7, 2021 at 2:14 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Corbin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 52 .346 18 4 7 .382 1.074
Giancarlo Stanton 18 .333 6 2 4 .400 1.178
Gio Urshela 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gleyber Torres 3 .667 2 1 1 .667 2.334
Aaron Judge 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kyle Higashioka 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Brett Gardner 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mike Ford 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tyler Wade 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000
Clint Frazier 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees average 4.2 runs per home game compared to four per contest on the road.
  • The Yankees are the 19th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.1 runs per game (127 total).
  • The Yankees have been favored on the moneyline 29 total times this season. They’ve finished 15-14 in those games.
  • New York has a 6-3 record (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -195 or shorter.
  • New York has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 12 times this season for a 12-19 record against the over/under.
  • New York went 7-3 over the 10 games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.

Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals have scored 93 runs (just 3.4 per game) this season, which ranks 29th in MLB.
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 39 runs (3.5 per game) while pushing across 54 total at home, an average of 3.4 per contest.
  • The Nationals have been underdogs in 17 games this season and won six (35.3%) of those contests.
  • Washington has played as an underdog of +165 or more twice this season and lost both games.
  • So far this season, Washington and its opponents have hit the over in nine of their 27 games with a total.
  • Washington has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and won three of those contests.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Stanton has a team-high nine home runs and 23 runs batted in.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB play, Stanton’s 34 hits rank 12th, his 9 HR rank fourth, his 23 RBI rank ninth, and his .312 AVG ranks 20th.
  • Stanton has hit safely in 12 games in a row. During that streak he is hitting .481 with four doubles, six home runs, three walks and 11 RBIs.
  • Gio Urshela is hitting .287 with five doubles, four home runs and nine walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Urshela falls outside of the league leaders in home runs and RBI.
  • Urshela has safely hit in five games in a row. Over that span he is batting .389 with a double, three walks and an RBI.

Yankees Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 116 .267 19 1 7 .361 .697
Giancarlo Stanton 109 .312 16 9 23 .359 .965
Gleyber Torres 107 .243 11 0 7 .347 .637
Aaron Judge 102 .255 12 7 18 .356 .856
Gio Urshela 101 .287 9 4 16 .342 .797
Aaron Hicks 99 .202 12 4 12 .298 .652
Clint Frazier 73 .151 8 3 5 .295 .610
Gary Sánchez 63 .175 8 2 4 .325 .611
Brett Gardner 55 .200 6 0 3 .281 .517
Kyle Higashioka 41 .220 7 4 7 .333 .918

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Trea Turner is batting .299 this season with a team-high seven home runs.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Turner ranks 16th in HR.
  • Josh Harrison is batting .329 with an OBP of .417 and a slugging percentage of .466 this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trea Turner 107 .299 14 7 12 .348 .881
Starlin Castro 100 .260 3 1 13 .296 .646
Victor Robles 79 .228 6 0 1 .344 .622
Kyle Schwarber 75 .187 7 2 6 .256 .589
Josh Harrison 73 .329 10 2 9 .417 .883
Josh Bell 64 .141 14 2 9 .222 .503
Yan Gomes 59 .271 6 3 9 .295 .753
Juan Soto 53 .283 11 2 8 .371 .805
Ryan Zimmerman 51 .314 6 4 10 .352 .940
Andrew Stevenson 49 .224 8 1 5 .278 .605

Yankees vs Nationals Player Props

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