The New York Yankees and the Atlanta Braves will meet in the third game, the rubber game, of their series from New York. Odds and trends for this matchup can be found at BetOnline sportsbook.
The Yankees winning streak was snapped on Tuesday as their offense could only muster three runs on five hits. They got a quality start out of Hiroki Kuroda, but in the end he notched his seventh loss of the season. The Yankees will start Phil Hughes who has been a winner in his last four decisions. Hughes is pitching very well as of late and has allowed two runs or less and six of his last seven starts. Overall his ERA is 4.50 and he has let up 79 hits in 74 innings of work.
The Braves can actually take the series from the mighty Yankees with a win tonight. On Tuesday they got a good combined pitching effort from starter Tim Hudson and the bullpen. They also receive timely heading as they scored four runs on seven hits overall. The Braves will look to take the series behind starting pitcher Tommy Hanson who has been on a roll himself allowing more than two runs just once in his last eight starts. He has allowed 77 hits in 81 innings of work to post a 3.32 ERA so far this season.
New York is 7-1 in their last eight game three of a series, 20-7 in their last 27 games overall, and 4-1 in Hughes’ last five starts. Atlanta is 4-1 in their last five road games, 2-7 in their last nine games against the A.L. East, and 8-3 in Hanson’s last 11 starts. Atlanta is 6-16 in the last 22 meetings of these two.
This game is really very even to us. Because of that we will take the underdog in the Braves and the money line but before wagering read online sportsbook reviews.