Yankees vs Athletics Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 25, 2022

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On Thursday, a series opener is on the schedule, with the Oakland Athletics (42-79) hosting the New York Yankees (76-48) at 9:40 PM ET. The starting pitchers are Jameson Taillon (10-4) for the Yankees, and James Kaprielian (3-7) for the Athletics.

The Yankees, even as the road team, are heavily favored (-224) to beat the Athletics (+188). The over/under for this contest is set at 7.5.

Yankees vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-224)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -107, Under: -114)

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

  • Game Day: Thursday, August 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Oakland, California
  • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

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
Scott Effross 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
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

Athletics Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Ramón Laureano 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Paul Blackburn 60 Day Injury List Finger
Deolis Guerra 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Brent Honeywell Jr. 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Daulton Jefferies 60 Day Injury List Arm

Last Time Out: Yankees and Athletics

The Yankees kocked off the Mets by a 4-2 score in their last game Thursday. Aaron Judge went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead them offensively while Clarke Schmidt picked up the win after throwing three innings without giving up an earned run on three hits.

Yesterday, the Athletics took down the Marlins 3-2. A.J. Puk was the winning pitcher after he went one inning without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out two. Chad Pinder led the Athletics’ offense, going 1-for-4 with two RBI.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

The Yankees have entered the game as favorites 113 times this season and won 71, or 62.8%, of those games. New York has entered 28 games this season favored by -224 or more and is 23-5 in those contests. The Yankees have a 69.1% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Games involving New York have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 58 of 124 chances this season. The Yankees are 55-69-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 120 .297 (16) .394 (5) .663 (1) 9.1% (1) 25.7% (126) 13.1% (7)
Anthony Rizzo 113 .220 (130) .335 (63) .485 (23) 6.0% (6) 19.0% (68) 11.3% (23)
DJ LeMahieu 112 .278 (33) .374 (12) .408 (82) 2.5% (91) 13.2% (17) 12.6% (10)
Andrew Benintendi 118 .305 (8) .379 (10) .398 (96) 0.8% (137) 14.8% (24) 10.7% (33)
Gleyber Torres 112 .245 (93) .295 (121) .434 (62) 4.1% (38) 22.0% (90) 6.1% (115)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have been chosen as underdogs in 109 games this year and have walked away with the win 41 times (37.6%) in those games. This season, Oakland has been victorious seven times in 21 chances when named as an underdog of at least +188 or longer on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 34.7% chance of pulling out a win. Oakland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 54 of their 125 opportunities. The Athletics have posted a record of 60-65-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Sean Murphy 114 .255 (77) .335 (63) .450 (47) 3.4% (56) 20.6% (82) 8.8% (69)
Seth Brown 114 .223 (128) .291 (128) .427 (69) 4.2% (37) 24.9% (122) 8.3% (78)
Tony Kemp 113 .220 (130) .297 (120) .303 (142) 1.0% (136) 14.1% (18) 8.6% (73)
Chad Pinder 85 .236 (-) .262 (-) .387 (-) 3.2% (-) 31.4% (-) 3.6% (-)
Sheldon Neuse 76 .221 (-) .279 (-) .301 (-) 1.5% (-) 26.4% (-) 6.7% (-)

Yankees vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Yankees vs. Athletics sees the Yankees (-224 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the over/under, we pick the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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