MLB Prop Bets: New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics – August 25, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics - August 25, 2022
2022-08-25 21:40:00 EDT

The New York Yankees (76-48) face the Oakland Athletics (45-79) at RingCentral Coliseum on Thursday at 9:40pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Jameson Taillon is the probable pitcher for the Yankees, while James Kaprielian is the probable pitcher for the Athletics. The Yankees are favored to win at -215, while the Athletics are at +185. The total runs line is set at 7.0, with OVER at -121 and UNDER at +100.

  • The Yankees (-125) have a 56-68 Run Line record this season, while the Athletics (+105) hold a record of 59-65.
  • The Yankees have a 58-62-4 O/U record this season (meaning 58 games have gone over the total runs line, 62 have gone under and four have resulted in a push). The Athletics have a 51-65-8 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Yankees are averaging 5.0 runs per game this season (2nd in the league). Comparatively, the Athletics are averaging only 3.4 (29th).
  • In the field, the Yankees are allowing only 3.5 runs per game this season (3rd in the league), while the Athletics are allowing an average of 4.5 runs (23rd).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Yankees are at .241 (ranking 17th in the Major leagues), while the Athletics are batting .216 (30th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Yankees are one of the best in the Major Leagues, hitting 199 to rank 1st. Alternatively, the Athletics are at the opposite end of the home run standings, hitting just 104 (25th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Yankees have been outstanding this season, recording 593 RBIs to rank 2nd in the MLB. Comparatively, the Athletics have performed poorly in this area, recording only 391 RBIs to rank 29th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Athletics have an earned run average of 4.29 this season (24th in the Majors), while The Yankees have an ERA of 3.32 (4th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Yankees have recorded an impressive 1109 this season, ranking 5th in the MLB. Contrastingly, the Athletics rank 25th for total strikeouts, recording only 913.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .247 against the Athletics this season (20th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Yankees’ opponents are at .219 (3rd).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Yankees 37-22-65 20-12-33 17-10-32 35-19-59 2-3-6 0-0-0 2-2-6
  • Athletics 25-36-63 10-15-35 15-21-27 2-4-11 23-32-52 0-0-1 3-2-5

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Yankees 54-39-31 29-18-18 25-21-13 52-34-27 2-5-4 0-0-0 3-5-2
  • Athletics 34-57-33 14-28-18 20-29-14 2-7-8 32-50-25 0-0-1 3-4-3


  • The NRFI is 63-61 in Yankees games this season. The Athletics have a 60-64 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Yankees recorded a 5-3 victory over the Athletics at Yankee Stadium when these teams last met on June 29. Aaron Judge went yard en route to that victory, hitting a home run to go with 2 RBIs. The Yankees have now won three straight against the Athletics.

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