Yankees vs. A's Wednesday Prediction
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
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
The Yankees have won 42 of their last 17 games overall.
The A’s are 8-2 in their last 10 games versus opponents from the American League East.
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