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MLB: Athletics vs New York Yankees Prediction 4/22/2024

The Oakland Athletics (8-14) travel to face off against the New York Yankees (15-7) on Monday, April 22nd. This game will be played at Yankee Stadium in New York and televised on NSPCA. The Yankees are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Athletics are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rays. First pitch is set for 1:05 ET.

Athletics vs Yankees

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The Athletics wrapped up their series vs. the Guardians with a 6-2 loss on the road. Oakland was the +145 underdog going into this matchup. Things started off well for the Athletics, as they got on the board with a run in the 4th inning but gave up the lead right away as Cleveland scored three times in the bottom of the 4th.

Oakland started Ross Stripling, and he took the loss, going five innings and giving up three earned runs on five hits. Brent Rooker had only one hit, but it was a home run, and Zack Gelof had a good day at the plate, going 2/4 with a run scored.

The Athletics are on a three-game losing streak as they take on the Yankees today. In the AL West, they are 3.5 games behind the Rangers and are in 4th place heading into today’s game. So far, they have a series record of 3-4 this season.

At home, the Athletics have gone 4-9, and they are just above .500 at 4-5 on the road. Oakland has really struggled in night games, going 2-9 so far. As the underdog, they are 6-14 this season compared to 2-0 as the favorite.

The Oakland Athletics have a run line record of 10-12 on the season, but they are just 5-8 against the run line at home. They have been favored in five games this season and have failed to cover the run line in all five. They have also failed to cover the run line in their last three games overall and in their last three games as the favorite.

The Oakland Athletics have been trending towards the over recently, as they have hit the over in each of their last four games. Their over/under record for the season is 11-10, and their games have averaged 7.4 runs per game. Today’s over/under line is set at 8 runs, which is right around their season average, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8 runs is 4-3-1. So far this season, 31.8% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8 runs.

JP Sears Gets The Start For The Athletics

JP Sears will be making his 4th start of the season for the Athletics, and it will be his 3rd road start. He has a win and a no-decision in his first two outings, and in his last start, he went 5 innings and gave up 1 earned run. Sears has 13 strikeouts in 16 innings of work so far this season.

Athletics Offense Breakdown

Our model is projecting Shea Langeliers to have the best chance to hit a home run for the Athletics today, as his home run projection is 6th best in today’s slate of games. Esteury Ruiz is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 17th best in today’s games. Zack Gelof is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 3rd in terms of total hits.

Led by a big game by Alex Verdugo at the plate, the Yankees are coming off a 5-4 win over the Rays to close out their series. Verdugo went 3/4 with two RBIs and a run scored. The Yankees really broke things open with a four-run 2nd inning. Looking at the betting lines going into the game, the Yankees were the slight favorite at -130 at home.

Luis Gil got the start for the Yankees, going 5 2/3 innings, and didn’t give up a run. He also issued just three walks and struck out nine Rays batters. New York’s bullpen almost gave up the lead, as the Rays scored three runs in the 8th, but Victor Gonzalez was able to close things out and pick up the save.

The Yankees come into today’s game vs. the Athletics with a record of 15-7, good or 1st place in the AL East. They hold a half-game lead over the Orioles heading into today’s game. This season, the Yankees have a series record of 6-1.

At home, the Yankees are 6-3 this season and 9-4 on the road. New York is coming off a series win over the Rays and, before that, took the series from the Blue Jays.

When the Yankees win, they win big. Their average run margin in victories is +2.7 runs per game. However, when they lose, they lose big, as their average run margin in defeats is -2.7 runs per game. Overall, they are 11-11 against the run line, but they are 8-5 on the road and 3-6 at home. They are 4-10 against the run line as the favorite and 7-1 against the run line as the underdog.

The Yankees are 8-13 on the over/under this season, with an average over/under line of 9 runs per game. Their games have averaged 8.1 runs per game, and their games have had an over/under line of 8 runs just four times this season. The over has hit in two of those four games.

Carlos Rodón Gets The Start For The Yankees

Carlos Rodón is coming off a loss in his last start, but he has been solid through his first three outings of the season. He has a win and two no-decisions, and in his last start, he went 4 innings and gave up 3 earned runs. He has 18 strikeouts in 15 1/3 innings so far this season.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

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Our player projections for the Yankees today have Giancarlo Stanton with the 6th highest total hits projection on the team, but his home run projection is the best on the team and 5th best in the league today. Aaron Judge is 4th on the team in total hits, but his home run projection is the best on the team and 5th best in the league. Juan Soto has the best total hits projection on the team and the 2nd best home run projection. Anthony Volpe is 2nd on the team in total hits and 3rd in terms of home run projections.


Athletics vs Yankees Prediction


We do see the Yankees picking up a win in this one, but at -248 on the money line, the payout isn’t worth the risk. Instead, we will be going with the over, as the line is sitting at 8 runs, and we have this one finishing with a score of 6-5 in favor of the Yankees.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Carlos Rodón finishing with eight strikeouts and J.P. Sears with just four. Rodón is also projected to go just five innings, while Sears could go six.

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