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Athletics vs Yankees Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 26, 2022Last updated: Aug 26, 2022

The Athletics (46-79) will clash against the Yankees (76-48) in Oakland on Friday, August 26 at Oakland Coliseum. Each of the rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 6:40 p.m. PT!

This season, the franchises have battled in four contests and the Athletics have been beaten in each game against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Thursday, the score was 4-13 in favor of the Athletics. The Athletics had three runs to the Yankees four runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at Oakland Coliseum.

Athletics vs Yankees Prediction

The bookmakers at GTbets think this should be a win for the Yankees, giving them -1901 odds for victory. Conversely, Oakland is listed at +809. The predicted number of total runs in this ball game is 7.

In their previous game on Wednesday, the Athletics defeated the Marlins by a final score of 3-2. So far this season, the team is currently batting .216 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Sean Murphy, who has a batting average of .260. Defensively, they have an ERA of 4.34 and a .983 fielding percentage.

The Yankees outplayed the Mets 4-2 the last time they played on Tuesday. The overall batting average for the team right now is .267, with Aaron Judge leading his team hitting .297. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 3.39 and a .989 fielding percentage. Check out our odds analysis and place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Athletics are missing Brent Honeywell Jr. (Elbow), Daulton Jefferies (Arm), Paul Blackburn (Finger), Ramón Laureano (Oblique) and Deolis Guerra (Elbow). And the Yankees are without Albert Abreu (Elbow), Nestor Cortes (Groin), Michael King (Elbow), Miguel Castro (Shoulder), Zachary Britton (Elbow), Harrison Bader (Foot), Stephen Ridings (Shoulder), Chad Green (Elbow), Clayton Holmes (Back), Luis Severino (Lat), Matthew Carpenter (Foot) and Scott Effross (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: Yankees (-1901) at FOX Bet

The team is considered the favorite per oddsmakers. In their previous confrontation against these opponents, the Athletics won 4-13.

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Athletics vs Yankees Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: New York (-1901), Oakland (+809) at Betway
  • Run Line: New York -1.5 (-130), Oakland 1.5 (+108) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 7 Runs (-122), Over 7 Runs (100) at FanDuel

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Athletics vs Yankees Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Athletics 0.06%, Yankees 0.94%
  • Win % as underdog: Athletics 0.52%, Yankees 0.05%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Oakland 5-5, New York 4-6

Runline Pick: Yankees -1.5 Runs (-130) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Yankees will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 7 Total Runs (-122) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Yankees have recorded 3.3 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Athletics have averaged 3.3 runs per game in the same stretch.

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