Mets vs Yankees Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Monday, August 22

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A series opener between the New York Yankees (74-48) and New York Mets (79-44) is scheduled for Monday at 7:05 PM ET, at Yankee Stadium. The Mets will give the start to Max Scherzer (9-2), and the Yankees will turn to Domingo German (1-2).

Despite playing on the road, the Mets are still a decent moneyline favorite (-166) over the Yankees (+141). The contest has an over/under set at 7.5.

Mets vs. Yankees Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-166)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -105, Under: -115)

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When, Where, at What Time is Mets vs. Yankees

  • Game Day: Monday, August 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Stadium: Yankee Stadium

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Eduardo Escobar 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Tomás Nido 10 Day Injury List Illness
Luis Guillorme 10 Day Injury List Groin
Drew Smith 15 Day Injury List Back
Carlos Carrasco 15 Day Injury List Oblique
Tommy Hunter 15 Day Injury List Back
Stephen Nogosek 15 Day Injury List Oblique
Joey Lucchesi 60 Day Injury List Elbow
John Curtiss 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Sean Reid-Foley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tylor Megill 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Yankees Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Giancarlo Stanton 10 Day Injury List Achilles
Harrison Bader 10 Day Injury List Foot
Matt Carpenter 10 Day Injury List Foot
Clay Holmes 15 Day Injury List Back
Albert Abreu 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Michael King 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Severino 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Chad Green 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Miguel Castro 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Zack Britton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Stephen Ridings 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Josh Donaldson Day-to-day Illness

Last Time Out: Mets and Yankees

The Mets won their most recent contest versus the Phillies by a 10-9 score yesterday, with Trevor May picking up the win pitching throwing one inning, giving up one earned run on two hits. Mark Canha went 3-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI to lead them offensively.

The Yankees earned a 4-2 victory over the Blue Jays yesterday. Andrew Benintendi (2-for-3 with a double, a home run and two RBI) led the way offensively, while Lou Trivino got the win on the mound after going two innings without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out one.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have won 62, or 68.9%, of the 90 games they’ve played as favorites this season. The Mets have a record of 26-8, a 76.5% win rate, when they’re favored by -166 or more by oddsmakers this season. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 62.4% chance of a victory for the Mets. Games involving the Mets have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 64 of 123 chances this season. The Mets have an ATS record of 68-55-0 in 123 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 122 .270 (45) .351 (34) .519 (11) 5.7% (10) 19.5% (72) 9.6% (49)
Francisco Lindor 122 .274 (42) .346 (44) .459 (42) 3.9% (43) 18.8% (67) 8.9% (65)
Starling Marte 105 .296 (17) .348 (38) .468 (33) 3.1% (68) 19.7% (74) 5.3% (132)
Brandon Nimmo 114 .264 (58) .352 (31) .415 (77) 2.2% (103) 17.1% (49) 9.4% (55)
Jeff McNeil 109 .321 (3) .374 (12) .465 (36) 1.6% (118) 12.7% (14) 6.4% (106)

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

The Yankees have been chosen as underdogs in 10 games this year and have walked away with the win four times (40%) in those games. The Yankees have been named as an underdog of +141 or more just one time this season and left with a loss in that game. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Yankees have a 41.5% chance of walking away with the win. The Yankees and their opponents have hit the over in 58 of their 122 games with a total this season. The Yankees are 53-69-0 against the spread in their 122 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 118 .293 (20) .392 (6) .652 (1) 8.9% (1) 25.7% (125) 13.3% (7)
Anthony Rizzo 111 .219 (129) .335 (65) .488 (22) 6.1% (6) 18.7% (65) 11.3% (24)
DJ LeMahieu 110 .280 (33) .378 (10) .412 (80) 2.5% (93) 13.2% (17) 12.8% (10)
Andrew Benintendi 116 .300 (11) .375 (11) .392 (103) 0.8% (136) 15.0% (27) 10.8% (35)
Gleyber Torres 111 .244 (98) .294 (123) .435 (59) 4.1% (39) 22.0% (91) 6.0% (116)

Mets vs. Yankees Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Yankees will pick up the win in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (+141). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (7.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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