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

Posted: Aug 22, 2022Last updated: Aug 22, 2022

The Yankees (73-48) will clash against the Mets (78-44) in Bronx on Monday, August 22 at Yankee Stadium. 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 7:05 p.m. ET!

For their upcoming game, the Yankees have been defeated in each game against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on July 27, 2022, the score was 3-2 in favor of the Mets. The Yankees had four runs to the Mets one run. Be sure to tune in and see how it all plays out at Yankee Stadium.

Yankees vs Mets Prediction

The oddmakers believe that the Mets have better chances of taking this one. Per FanDuel, they are at -172 odds for victory, while New York are +144. Total runs for this contest is predicted to be 7.

In their previous game on Sunday, the Yankees beat the Blue Jays to the tune of 4-2. So far this season, the team is currently batting .242 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Aaron Judge, who has a batting average of .295. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.35 and a .989 fielding percentage.

The Mets lost to the Phillies 9-10 the last time they played on Sunday. The overall batting average for the team right now is .103, with Jeff McNeil leading his team hitting .323. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 3.61 and a .987 fielding percentage. Check out our odds assessment and place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Yankees are without Giancarlo Stanton (Achilles), Albert Abreu (Elbow), Michael King (Elbow), Miguel Castro (Shoulder), Zachary Britton (Elbow), Harrison Bader (Foot), Stephen Ridings (Shoulder), Chad Green (Elbow), Clayton Holmes (Back), Luis Severino (Lat) and Matthew Carpenter (Foot). And the Mets are without Raymond Hunter (Back), Tomás Nido (Illness), Taijuan Walker (Back), John Curtiss (Elbow), Carlos Carrasco (Side), Carlos Carrasco (Side), Joseph Lucchesi (Elbow), Eduardo Escobar (Oblique), Luis Guillorme (Groin), Andrew Smith (Back), Stephen Nogosek (Oblique), Tylor Megill (Shoulder) and Sean Reid-Foley (Elbow).

Moneyline Pick: Mets (-172) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite per oddsmakers. In their last encounter against these opponents, the Mets won 3-2.

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Yankees vs Mets Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: New York (-172), New York (+144) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: New York -1.5 (+104), New York 1.5 (-125) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 7 Runs (100), Over 7 Runs (-122) at FanDuel

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Yankees vs Mets Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Yankees 0.94%, Mets 0.82%
  • Win % as underdog: Yankees 0.05%, Mets 0.2%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: New York 3-7, New York 5-5

Runline Pick: Mets -1.5 Runs (+104) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

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

Over/Under Pick: Under 7 Total Runs (100) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Mets have recorded 2.4 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Yankees have averaged 2.4 runs per game in the same stretch.

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