Yankees vs. A's Wednesday Prediction

New York Yankees vs. Oakland A’s, 8/21/2019 Predictions & Odds

After taking their series opener against the Yankees, the A’s have now won seven of their last 10 games overall. Are they a solid play for bettors again on Wednesday night when these two teams meet again at 10:07 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

923 New York Yankees (+102) at 924 Oakland A’s (-115); 9.5 runs

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

10:07 p.m. ET, RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, CA

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 62% of the betting tickets are on the A’s to beat the Yankees on the moneyline.

New York Yankees Fantasy Spin

Aaron Judge walloped a solo homer in the Yankees’ loss to the Athletics on Tuesday. Judge launched a stratospheric solo shot to left field off Athletics’ reliever Joakim Soria in the eighth inning, which snapped a 13-game homerless drought dating back to August 4. It was his lone hit in four at-bats. The 27-year-old slugger has endured an injury-plagued campaign, but has still posted solid numbers when healthy, hitting .265/.385/.463 with 49 runs scored, 13 home runs, 34 RBI and a pair of stolen bases in 310 plate appearances. If he's healthy, he's an early-round selection in all fantasy formats next spring.

Oakland A’s Fantasy Spin

Mark Canha went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and a pair of runs scored in the Athletics’ victory over the Yankees on Tuesday. Canha went back-to-back with teammate Matt Olson in the opening frame, slugging a solo shot to right-center field off Yankees’ starter Domingo German to give the Athletics an early 3-1 lead, which they never relinquished. He also doubled and scored a run in the sixth and walked in the eighth inning. The 30-year-old lefty-masher has emerged as a key cog in the Athletics’ offense, swatting a career-high 19 home runs in just 345 plate appearances this season. He’s worthy of a roster spot in deeper fantasy formats, especially those that use on-base percentage as a category, over the final month of the regular season.

MLB Betting Trends

New York

The Yankees have won 42 of their last 17 games overall.

Oakland

The A’s are 8-2 in their last 10 games versus opponents from the American League East.

Prediction:

The Yankees continue to struggle in Oakland, losing 19 of their last 26 road games versus the A’s following last night’s loss. The A’s, meanwhile, are a perfect 5-0 in Mike Fiers’ last five starts and are 16-4 in his last 20 outings at home. Oakland is also 73-35 in its last 108 home games and 36-17 in its last 53 overall.

The Pick: Oakland A’s -115

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