Yankees vs. Marlins Wednesday Pick

New York Yankees vs. Miami Marlins, 8/22/2018 Prediction & Odds

The New York Yankees and Miami Marlins combined for just three runs despite playing extra innings on Tuesday night. Will Wednesday night’s matchup also fall under the betting total?

Game Snapshot & Odds

975 New York Yankees (-180) at Miami Marlins (+160); 7.5 runs

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

7:10 p.m. ET, Marlins Park

TV: NYY (YES); MIA (FSFL)

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Yankees as a -180 favorite. As of this writing, 69% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Yankees to beat the Marlins on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Yankees’ Lynn lets in five runs in four frames versus Jays

Lance Lynn surrendered five runs in four-plus innings against the Blue Jays and did not earn a decision on Friday. He gave up a four-spot in the first inning, allowing RBI hits to Kendrys Morales, Kevin Pillar and Aledmys Dias in the frame. This was his first clunker in a Yankee uniform after joining the team in a deadline trade with the Twins. He had an ugly 5.10 ERA in 20 starts with the Twins prior to the trade but had allowed just one run in 16 2/3 innings since joining the Yankees. Today's beating takes some of the shine off his ERA in pinstripes, which went from 0.54 to 2.61 today.

Marlins’ Richards allows five runs vs. Braves

Trevor Richards was roughed up for five runs and 10 hits in 4 1/3 innings by the Braves on Tuesday. It's the first time in seven starts that he's allowed more than three runs. Richards has looked pretty good as a rookie, but not so good that it's resulted in fantasy value for a Miami team that's really struggled to score runs. Richards is just 3-7 despite having six outings in which he's pitched at least six innings and allowed one or no runs.

MLB Betting Trends

New York

The Yankees are 4-0 in their last four games and 9-2 in their last 11 games versus a right-handed starter.

Miami

The Marlins are 7-20 in their last 27 games overall.

Prediction:

The under is now 11-1 in the Yankees’ last 12 interleague road games, is 13-4 in their last 17 interleague games overall, and is 23-9-3 in the Yankees’ last 35 road games. On the other side, the under is 6-1-2 in the Marlins’ last nine home games, is 5-1-1 in Richards’ last seven home games and 7-2-1 in his last 10 outings when facing a team with a winning record.

 

The Pick: Yankees/Marlins under 7.5

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