The Yankees look to snap a two-game skid on Saturday when they battle the Nationals. (AP)
Washington Nationals vs. New York Yankees - Betting Analysis
Venue: Yankee Stadium
Location: Bronx, New York
TV-Time: ESPN+ - 1:05 p.m. ET
Washington Nationals vs. New York Yankees - Current Form
The Yankees slipped back to .500 after Friday's loss to the Nationals as New York owns a 16-16 record.
New York sits three games behind Boston for first place in the American League East, while posting a 9-9 record at Yankee Stadium.
The Nationals are currently at the bottom of the National League East at 13-15, but Washington is only two games out of first place.
Washington Nationals vs. New York Yankees - Series History
The Nationals captured the first matchup of their three-game set in the Bronx, 11-3 as +155 underdogs on Friday night.
Washington busted the game open with a six-run eighth inning, while the Nationals went deep four times in the victory.
Washington: Max Scherzer (2-2, 2.54 ERA)
The three-time Cy Young winner finished off his first complete game of the season this past Sunday in a 3-1 victory over the Marlins.
The Nationals improved to 4-2 in Scherzer's six starts this season as the right-hander struck out nine batters and allowed one earned run or less for the fourth time this season.
New York: Corey Kluber (2-2, 3.03 ERA)
Kluber has taken home a pair of Cy Young awards in his career and is looking for a resurgence in New York after getting hurt early last season with the Rangers.
The former Cleveland ace is coming off his best start as a Yankee by striking out 10 in eight innings as New York blanked Detroit, 2-0. Kluber has cashed the 'under' in four straight starts, while the Yankees are 5-1 to the 'under' in his six outings.
Trends to Watch
1-3 off a road win
Under 4-1 last five games
0-3 after allowing 7+ runs
Under 3-0 in Kluber's three home starts
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