Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+220) New York (-260)
The Oakland Athletics (25-50) are headed to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday where they will go up against the New York Yankees (54-20). The moneyline on this contest has the Athletics at +220 and the Yankees open at -260. The over/under is 8.5. The expected starting pitchers are Cole Irvin and Jameson Taillon.
The Athletics have accrued 121 doubles as a team and have knocked 51 balls out of the park. Oakland has a slugging % of .328 and have struck out 630 times, while taking a walk on 189 occasions. As a unit, the Oakland Athletics are notching 3.2 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 29th in the league. They have earned 221 runs batted in as well as 515 base knocks on the campaign, and their batting average sits at .210. They have accumulated 240 runs while holding a team OBP of .273.
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Athletics pitchers have conceded 82 home runs and 351 runs (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 256 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.35 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.21 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.37. The Athletics are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.45 this season (24th in the league), and the staff has rung up 565 batters.
The Athletics bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 55.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 77 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 150 runners so far this year and 30.0% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Athletics relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 97 times as well as having 80 appearances in high leverage situations. The Athletics have dispatched 262 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relievers have tallied 46 holds for the year (11th in the league). They have accumulated 16 saves on the year and have blown 13 of their 29 save chances.
The Oakland Athletics have earned a total of 1,972 putouts this year, in addition to 693 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .982 which puts them in 25th in MLB, and have earned 65 double plays. The Athletics have converted 69.0% of balls in play into outs in their 5,916 innings on the diamond, ranking them 19th in baseball.
Irvin has taken the hill for 292 frames and is sitting with 207 punch outs during his career. Irvin (14-22 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.42 and he has faced 1,256 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.41 (143 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.342. He has conceded 319 base hits (9.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 73 free passes.
New York has tallied 123 home runs on the campaign as well as 356 RBIs. They have put up 100 doubles, while walking 285 times and putting up 376 runs. The New York Yankees have an on-base percentage of .324 as well as a team batting average of .240 so far this season. The Yankees hold a team slugging percentage of .435 and they tally 5.08 runs per contest (1st in baseball). They have been rung up on 612 occasions (17th in baseball) and have tallied 588 base hits.
The New York pitching staff have given up 228 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 2.97 (220 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 66 long balls and they relinquish 3.08 runs per 9 innings (1st in MLB). The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.070 and have a FIP of 3.37 as a team on the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.57 (679 strikeouts vs 190 walks). They rank 3rd in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 524.
Sitting with 84 save situations, the Yankees have 46 holds and 10 blown saves. New York has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 35 save opportunities and they have walked away with 25 saves. Their relievers have come in 90 times in high leverage situations and on 75 occasions with runners on base. New York relievers hold an inherited score rate of 30.4% of 102 inherited base runners. They rank 7th in the league with a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have sent 224 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
Out of their 6,006 innings played, the Yankees are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 72.6% (1st in professional baseball). The New York Yankees have gotten 45 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .989 (3rd in pro baseball). The Yankees have racked up 679 assists, 29 errors and have 2,002 putouts over the course of the season.
Taillon (45-31 record in his career) has a 3.75 earned run average and has allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.66 and he has faced 2,874 hitters thus far in his career. He has allowed 287 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.223 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. During his MLB career, Taillon has allowed 673 base knocks while he has accumulated 622 punch outs in 689 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oakland (+220)
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