Yankees vs Pirates Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Wednesday, September 21

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The Pittsburgh Pirates (54-93) will attempt to snap a five-game losing skid on Wednesday versus the New York Yankees (89-58), with first pitch at 7:05 PM ET at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees will give the start to Luis Severino (5-3), and the Pirates will counter with Roansy Contreras (5-4).

The Yankees’ home-field advantage shows today in terms of their moneyline advantage (-309), compared to Pittsburgh’s (+252). The game has an over/under of 8 runs.

Yankees vs. Pirates Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-309)

Total

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

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

  • Game Day: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Stadium: Yankee Stadium

Yankees Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Andrew Benintendi 10 Day Injury List Wrist
Matt Carpenter 10 Day Injury List Foot
DJ LeMahieu 10 Day Injury List Toe
Scott Effross 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Albert Abreu 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Frankie Montás 15 Day Injury List Shouder
Luis Severino 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Chad Green 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Gil 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Michael King 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Zack Britton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Stephen Ridings 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Pirates Injury Report

Name Status Injury
JT Brubaker 15 Day Injury List Back
David Bednar 15 Day Injury List Back
Canaan Smith 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Max Kranick 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Colin Holderman 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Yerry De Los Santos 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Blake Cederlind 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Roberto Pérez 60 Day Injury List Hamstring
Kevin Newman Day-to-day Finger

Last Time Out: Yankees and Pirates

These clubs meet again after the Yankees defeated the Pirates 9-8 yesterday. Aroldis Chapman picked up the win for the Yankees (1.00 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K), and Giancarlo Stanton led the way offensively (1-for-4 with a home run and four RBI). Wil Crowe (0.00 IP, 5 R, 4 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Pirates.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Yankees have been favored 134 times and won 85, or 63.4%, of those games. New York has a record of 7-2 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -309 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 75.6%. Games involving New York have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 72 of 150 chances this season. The Yankees are 65-85-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 143 .316 (4) .419 (1) .703 (1) 9.5% (1) 25.2% (112) 14.7% (4)
Anthony Rizzo 121 .226 (119) .338 (52) .496 (17) 6.2% (4) 18.6% (57) 11.0% (23)
Gleyber Torres 132 .247 (85) .299 (115) .430 (65) 3.9% (45) 22.6% (86) 6.4% (104)
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 131 .267 (50) .318 (87) .330 (128) 0.6% (130) 13.8% (17) 6.4% (104)
Giancarlo Stanton 100 .210 (-) .295 (-) .453 (-) 6.6% (-) 29.3% (-) 11.0% (-)

Pirates Betting Records and Team Stats

The Pirates have been chosen as underdogs in 135 games this year and have walked away with the win 49 times (36.3%) in those games. This year, Pittsburgh has won two of seven games when listed as at least +252 or worse on the moneyline. The Pirates have an implied victory probability of 28.4% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Pittsburgh’s games have gone over the total in 68 of their 153 opportunities. In 153 games with a line this season, the Pirates have a mark of 79-74-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Bryan Reynolds 132 .261 (65) .339 (50) .453 (48) 4.3% (34) 23.2% (89) 9.0% (61)
Ke’Bryan Hayes 126 .242 (95) .311 (100) .347 (123) 1.3% (123) 22.5% (85) 8.6% (68)
Ben Gamel 105 .231 (-) .319 (-) .367 (-) 2.0% (-) 23.2% (-) 10.7% (-)
Michael Chavis 126 .235 (-) .269 (-) .398 (-) 3.4% (-) 29.8% (-) 4.3% (-)
Oneil Cruz 75 .220 (-) .273 (-) .465 (-) 5.6% (-) 38.8% (-) 6.9% (-)

Yankees vs. Pirates Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for Yankees vs. Pirates is the Yankees (-309 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we prefer the over on 8 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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