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New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics 08/26/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics 08/26/2021 – Two top teams from the AL East and AL West Division play are all set to square off in an exciting battle from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The New York Yankees have recreated history and crossed another milestone by winning 11 straight games since 1985. The best sportsbook for betting is flourishing in favor of the Yankees after their strong comeback this season. Oakland Athletics have not declined or moved ahead of the second spot in the AL West Division. The Athletics are now five games behind Houston at the top.
New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics 08/26/2021
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees have been at the top with their incredible performance. The Yankees are on a hot 11-game winning streak after sweeping the Red Sox, Twins, and Braves in their last series New York is ahead of the Red Sox while they remain at the second spot in the AL East Division. The Yankees have won 74 and dropped 52 games in return. New York will turn in their ace Gerrit Cole to the mound as their starter in this game. Cole has an impressive 12-6 record on the season with an ERA of 2.92.
Players to watch: DJ LeMahieu 2B (GP 119, AB 477, R 63, H 128, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 51, TB 178, BB 58, SO 79, SB 4, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.373, OPS 0.724, WAR 1.7 Aaron Judge RF (GP 112, AB 414, R 67, H 118, 2B 17, 3B 0, HR 27, RBI 65, TB 216, BB 61, SO 123, SB 6, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.378, SLG 0.522, OPS 0.9, WAR 4.7).
Oakland Athletics won a total of 70 games and dropped 57 in return. The Athletics are just one game ahead of the Mariners and are not in a position to drop any games. However, they are up against a powerful team. Oakland was swept by the Mariners in their last two-game series and they entered this game riding a four-game losing streak. Oakland seems to be struggling with their offensive unit. Sean Manaea will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Manaez is 8-8 on the season with an ERA of 3.77.
Players to watch: Matt Olson 1B (GP 121, AB 439, R 79, H 122, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 32, RBI 82, TB 246, BB 62, SO 83, SB 4, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.56, OPS 0.934, WAR 4.8), Matt Chapman 3B (GP 122, AB 430, R 62, H 95, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 19, RBI 57, TB 170, BB 60, SO 163, SB 3, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.395, OPS 0.712, WAR 2.8).
New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
NY Yankees are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games.
New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The Yankees baseball picks have made betting simply with all the odds and lines available online. New York holds the key to success in this game while the Athletics seem to be struggling to get past opponents.
Score Prediction: Yankees 5, Athletics 3.