Yankees vs Athletics Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 28

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  • The Yankees (78-49) are -200 favorites vs the Athletics (47-81)
  • Yankees starting pitcher: Clarke Schmidt (5-2), 2.18 ERA
  • Athletics starting pitcher: Adrian Martinez (2-3), 6.08 ERA
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The New York Yankees (-200) visit Oakland Coliseum to take on the Oakland Athletics (+170) on Sunday, August 28, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 4:07pm EDT in Oakland.

The Yankees are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (-130).

The Yankees vs Athletics Over/Under is 8.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Yankees are 77-47 against the spread (ATS), while the Athletics are 61-64 ATS.

Yankees vs. Athletics Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Yankees-1.5 -130O 8.5 -115-200
Athletics +1.5 +105U 8.5 -105+170

Yankees vs Athletics Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Yankees will win Sunday‘s matchup with 58.0% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Yankees and Athletics and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Yankees Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Yankees players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa has hit the Total Bases Under in 17 of his last 24 games (+12.15 Units / 34% ROI)
  • Josh Donaldson has hit the Total Bases Under in 22 of his last 29 games (+11.55 Units / 25% ROI)
  • Josh Donaldson has hit the Runs Under in 22 of his last 29 games (+11.30 Units / 24% ROI)
  • Gleyber Torres has hit the Runs Under in 23 of his last 30 games (+11.15 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Singles Over in 22 of his last 30 away games (+10.95 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Best Athletics Player Prop Best Bets Today

    And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Athletics players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Seth Brown has hit the Runs Under in 16 of his last 18 games (+12.30 Units / 34% ROI)
  • Cole Irvin has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 14 of his last 17 games (+10.90 Units / 51% ROI)
  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Total Bases Over in 41 of his last 67 games (+10.15 Units / 11% ROI)
  • Sean Murphy has hit the Hits Over in 13 of his last 15 games (+9.45 Units / 33% ROI)
  • Paul Blackburn has hit the Strikeouts Over in 15 of his last 21 games (+9.35 Units / 35% ROI)
  • Athletics vs Yankees Home Run Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Cal Stevenson 0.5 +950 0.5 -10000
    Chad Pinder 0.5 +525 0.5 -1200
    Jonah Bride 0.5 +800 0.5 -3000
    Nick Allen 0.5 +1150 0.5
    Sean Murphy 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000

    Athletics vs Yankees Total Hits Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Cal Stevenson 0.5 -130 0.5 -110
    Chad Pinder 0.5 -160 0.5 +115
    Jonah Bride 0.5 -140 0.5 +100
    Nick Allen 0.5 -135 0.5 -110
    Sean Murphy 0.5 -190 0.5 +135

    Athletics vs Yankees RBI Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Cal Stevenson 0.5 +290 0.5 -450
    Chad Pinder 0.5 +220 0.5 -350
    Jonah Bride 0.5 +270 0.5 -450
    Nick Allen 0.5 +280 0.5 -450
    Sean Murphy 0.5 +195 0.5 -300

    Athletics vs Yankees Strikeout Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Adrian Martinez 3.5 -125 3.5 -115
  • The New York Yankees have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 13 of their last 17 games (+8.85 Units / 48% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the Game Total Under in 9 of their last 13 away games (+5.70 Units / 40% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 5 of their last 6 games (+3.95 Units / 53% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 5 of their last 6 games (+3.30 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 57 of their last 104 games (+8.15 Units / 7% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 7 of their last 13 games (+1.00 Units / 7% ROI)
  • Yankees Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Yankees have gone 55-69 against the Run Line (-16.1 Units / -11.18% ROI).

    • 77-47 when betting on the Moneyline for +0.5 Units / 0.22% ROI
    • 57-62 when betting on the total runs Over for -11.5 Units / -8.41% ROI
    • 62-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -0.65 Units / -0.48% ROI

    Athletics Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Yankees have gone 61-64 against the Run Line (-16.25 Units / -10.01% ROI).

    • 45-80 when betting on the Moneyline for -18 Units / -13.71% ROI
    • 53-67 when betting on the total runs Over for -21.1 Units / -15.22% ROI
    • 67-53 when betting on the total runs Under for +8.85 Units / 6.45% ROI

    Opponents have a groundball batting average of just .059 (1 GB hit out of 17 GBs) against Clarke Schmidt with runners in scoring position this season — 2nd best among qualified RPs in MLB; League Avg: .246 — 99th Percentile.

    14 of Clarke Schmidt’s 29 strikeouts (48%) have come on cutters this season — 6th highest among qualified RPs in MLB; League Avg: 4% — 97th Percentile.

    Clarke Schmidt has thrown low pitches 59% of the time (36/61) during extra innings this season — 9th highest among qualified RPs in MLB; League Avg: 46% — 89th Percentile.

    Adrian Martinez: Athletics Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

    Adrian Martinez has limited playing time.

    Yankees Keys to the Game vs. the Athletics

    The Yankees are 9-31 (.225) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .115.

    The Yankees are 7-38 (.156) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: .085.

    The Yankees are 45-20 (.692) at home this season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: .529.

    The Yankees are 51-9 (.850) when scoring 5 or more runs this season — 8th best in MLB; League Avg: .799.

    Athletics Keys to the Game vs. the Yankees

    The Athletics are just 1-65 (.015) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .085.

    The Athletics are just 4-33 (.108) when allowing 10 or more hits this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .274.

    The Athletics are just 26-37 (.413) on the road this season — 7th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .471.

    The Athletics are just 8-49 (.140) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — 7th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .201.

    Yankees hitters are averaging 4.04 pitches per plate appearance since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 3.90.

    Yankees hitters are averaging 4.05 pitches per plate appearance against RHP since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 3.90.

    The Yankees are batting just .318 on the first pitch of at-bats since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .339.

    Yankees hitters have drawn 793 walks in 7,756 PA’s (10%) against RHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .271 (2,291 PA’s) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .316.

    The Athletics are batting just .203 at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .246.

    Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .278 (4,617 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .312.

    Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .275 (3,351 PA’s) against RHP this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .310.

    Opponents have a miss rate of 28% against Yankees pitchers since the start of last season — tied for best in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

    Yankees pitchers have a strikeout rate of 25% since the start of last season — tied for 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

    Yankees pitchers have won 39% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

    Yankees pitchers have walked 338 of 4,666 batters (7%) this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    The Athletics have won just 23% of home games in which their opponents scored first since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 36%.

    In games when their opponents have scored three or more runs in an inning, the Athletics have won just just 10% of the time at home since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 27%.

    Athletics pitchers have walked 99 of 1,131 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — tied for 4th highest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

    The Athletics have won just 15% of home games in which their opponents scored first this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 34%.

    Athletics vs. Yankees Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Dany Jiménez (Athletics): Shoulder, D60
  • Brent Honeywell Jr. (Athletics): Elbow, D60
  • Skye Bolt (Athletics): Knee, D10
  • Daulton Jefferies (Athletics): Arm, D60
  • Paul Blackburn (Athletics): Finger, D60
  • Ramón Laureano (Athletics): Oblique, D10
  • Deolis Guerra (Athletics): Elbow, D60
  • Albert Abreu (Yankees): Elbow, D15
  • Nestor Cortes (Yankees): Groin, D15
  • Michael King (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Miguel Castro (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Zachary Britton (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Harrison Bader (Yankees): Foot, D60
  • Stephen Ridings (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Chad Green (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Clayton Holmes (Yankees): Back, D15
  • Luis Severino (Yankees): Lat, D60
  • Matthew Carpenter (Yankees): Foot, D10
  • Albertin Chapman (Yankees): Leg, D15
  • Scott Effross (Yankees): Shoulder, D15

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