Yankees vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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Yankees vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Oakland Athletics (8-29) look to Jordan Diaz, coming off a three-homer game, in a matchup with the New York Yankees (20-17) Wednesday at 12:35 PM ET on YES. The Athletics are +203 underdogs for the contest, according to sportsbooks.

New York’s Jhony Brito gets the start, and he’ll go against Oakland’s Kyle Muller.

Yankees vs. Athletics Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -248
  • Athletics odds to win: +203
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • Time: 12:35 PM ET
  • TV: YES

Who Will Win Yankees vs. Athletics?

Yankees and Athletics Betting Trends

The Yankees are 18-10 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 64.3% of those games).

New York has played as moneyline favorites of -248 or shorter in just one game this season, which it won.

The Athletics have been underdogs in 36 games this season and won eight (22.2%) of those contests.

Oakland has not won as an underdog of +203 or more on the moneyline this season in eight such games.

The Yankees have played in 37 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 14 times (14-22-1).

Games involving the Athletics have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 23 of 37 chances this season.

Yankees Stats & Insights

The Yankees are the 17th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.2 runs per game (157 total).

New York is sixth in baseball with 48 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Yankees’ .233 batting average ranks 24th in MLB.

New York’s batters strike out 7.9 times per game, the eighth-fewest strikeouts in MLB.

The Yankees pitching staff ranks second in MLB with a collective 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

New York’s 3.60 team ERA ranks eighth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Athletics Stats & Insights

The Athletics are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 26th with just 144 total runs (3.9 per game) this season.

Oakland has hit 40 homers this season, which ranks 15th in the majors.

The Athletics have a team batting average of just .232 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.

Oakland ranks just 27th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.4 whiffs per contest.

The Athletics have a 7.4 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, worst in baseball.

Oakland has the 30th-ranked ERA (7.31) in the majors this season.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

The Yankees will send Brito (2-3) out to make his eighth start of the season. He is 2-3 with a 6.07 ERA and 19 strikeouts through 26 2/3 innings pitched.

Gleyber Torres is batting .256 this season with a team-high six home runs and 16 RBI.

Anthony Rizzo leads New York in batting average (.296), home runs (six) and runs batted in (16) this season.

Aaron Judge leads New York in home runs (six) and runs batted in (16) this season while batting .253.

DJ LeMahieu leads New York in runs batted in (16) this season. He’s batting .278 while slugging .461.

Athletics Key Players to Watch

The Athletics’ Muller (1-2) will make his eighth start of the season.

Brent Rooker paces the Athletics with 10 home runs and 26 runs batted in, while racking up a team-best batting average of .313.

Esteury Ruiz is batting .275 with nine doubles, a triple and four walks.

Ryan Noda is hitting .239 with seven doubles, a triple, three home runs and 24 walks.

Shea Langeliers has two doubles, a triple, six home runs and 10 walks while hitting .227.

Yankees and Athletics Injuries

Yankees: Giancarlo Stanton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Oswald Peraza: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Lou Trivino: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Aaron Hicks: day-to-day (Hip)

Athletics: Seth Brown: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Aledmys Díaz: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Manny Piña: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Trevor May: 15 Day IL (Personal), Adrian Martinez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Paul Blackburn: 15 Day IL (Finger), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ramón Laureano: day-to-day (Head), Mason Miller: day-to-day (Elbow)

Yankees vs. Athletics Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Athletics 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs
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