Athletics tap Kazmir to face the Yankees

Scott Kazmir is the probable starting pitcher for the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night as they take on the New York Yankees in baseball odds action at the sportsbooks.

Kazmir has a 7-2 record with a 2.20 ERA so far on the season, and in his career against the Yankees he's 7-7 with a 3.46 ERA over 19 appearances.

Hiroki Kuroda will start for New York; Kuroda sits at 4-4 with a 4.12 ERA on the season.

New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -148 for the Oakland Athletics in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6-3.9 win for the Athletics on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 6-3.9 result in favor of the Athletics today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics bring a 40-27 record to the battle against the 35-31 Yankees. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs New York injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Oakland Athletics and the league No. 25-ranked New York Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5.01 runs per game, against a New York Yankees offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.08 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, less than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.86 per nine innings).

Defensively, New York features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.84 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for New York, they were a 7-0 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +178 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York threw a shutout at Oakland in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by David Phelps to defeat Oakland 7-0 on Friday.

New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Yankees

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Oakland, Sunday, June 15th

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