Yankees vs. A's MLB Prediction

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Game 2 of this weekend’s series in Oakland between the Yankees and A’s is set for 9:40 p.m. ET when Gerrit Cole opposes Sean Manaea in the pitching matchup. Unlike Game 1, will Game 2 turn into more of a defensive struggle?

Game Snapshot

921 New York Yankees (-150) at 922 Oakland A’s (+130); o/u 7.5

9:40 p.m. ET, Friday, August 27, 2021

RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, CA

New York Yankees DFS SPIN

Yankees activated INF Gio Urshela from the 10-day injured list. Urshela is back in action for the Yankees in time for their West Coast road trip, which begins Thursday night in Oakland. He was hitting .274/.315/.439 with 11 home runs and 41 RBI through 84 games played when he landed on the IL at the beginning of August due to a left hamstring strain.

Oakland A’s DFS Spin

Stephen Piscotty is set to undergo surgery on his left wrist Friday morning. The surgery likely ends the 30-year-old's season. Piscotty posted a .220/.282/.353 slash line this year over 188 plate appearances and was placed on the injured list on August 21.

Yankees vs. A’s Betting Prediction

The under is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Oakland and is 7-1-1 in the last nine meetings between these two teams overall. The under is also 15-7-1 in the last 23 road games, is 9-3-1 in their last 13 games versus a left-handed starter and is 19-8-2 in their last 28 games versus a team with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 6-2-2 in the A’s last 10 games overall, is 4-2 in their last six home games and is 7-3-1 in their last 10 games versus American League East.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: YANKEES/A’S UNDER 7.5

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