Yankees vs. Athletics Prediction

New York Yankees vs. Oakland Athletics 9/4/18, Prediction & Odds

The New York Yankees only managed one hit over the final seven innings yesterday en route to a loss at the Oakland Athletics. Will New York even the series at a game apiece when play resumes tonight?

Game Snapshot

925 New York Yankees at 926 Oakland Athletics

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Oakland Coliseum at 10:05PM ET

TV: NBCSCA (OAK)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow, the Yankees are a -118 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Athletics are a +108 underdog, while the total is set at 8 runs. As of Tuesday morning, 73 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting New York. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.

Canha homers in A's victory

Marcus Semien was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk and two runs in Monday's 6-3 home win over the Yankees. Matt Chapman went 2-for-4 with a double, a run and an RBI. Jed Lowrie also finished 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI. Khris Davis was 1-for-3 with a walk, a run and an RBI. Stephen Piscotty ended the contest 2-for-4 with a double. Mark Canha finished 1-for-3 with a solo home run. Trevor Cahill picked up the win as he allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits with three strikeouts and one walk over five innings. Blake Treinen picked up his 36th save and lowered his ERA to a miniscule 0.91 with a spotless ninth inning.

Voit provides power for NY

Luke Voit hit a 2-run home run in yesterday's Yankees loss, his only hit in four at-bats. Andrew McCutchen was 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a run, his first hit with New York. CC Sabathia suffered the loss as he allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits with four strikeouts and two walks in 3 1/3 innings.

J.A. Happ (15-6, 4.00 ERA) will draw the start today for New York, while Oakland counters with Liam Hendriks (0-1, 7.82).

MLB Betting Trends

New York

The Yankees are 8-2 in their last 10 road games. New York is 20-6 in its last 26 Tuesday games.

Oakland

The Athletics are 24-8 in their last 32 home games. Oakland is 49-20 in its last 69 games.

Prediction:

Happ is the better pitcher in this matchup and the Yankees will be more rested today with travel behind them plus a night game after a day game. All signs point toward New York evening the series at a game apiece.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: NEW YORK YANKEES -118

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