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Oakland Brings A Game to Yankee Stadium

In position to win yet another series, the Yankees will call upon Micheal Pineda (5-2, 3.35) to put the finishing touches on the Athletics in a series there’s been just six runs scored in so far. The A’s will send second-year man Andrew Triggs (3-2, 2.77 ERA) to the hill as they go for their fifth underdog win at Yankee Stadium in their last six games there.

SHARK BITES
  • The Athletics have made $100 bettors a profit of $452 in their last 5 games at Yankee Stadium.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the last 6 games in this matchup that were played in New York.
  • Andrew Triggs has given up just 1 earned run in 19 innings pitched on the road this season.

Although it’s a nerve-jangling endeavor, fading the public has been an extremely profitable venture early this baseball season. With a relative unknown going to the bump for the A’s, and with how the Yankees have started their campaign, it’s likely that the public will bet them heavily today and you might be wise to consider doing the opposite.

Scoring a total of just 13 runs in their last 5 games, the offense has dried up for the Yanks. Pineda has given up two or more runs in seven straight contests so if Triggs continues his dominance away from the Coliseum this afternoon, the A’s should be heading to Cleveland with a series victory.  

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the New York Yankees as -189 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.6-3.0 win for the Yankees. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Yankees sport a record of 28-18 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 22-26 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Oakland injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 5-rated New York Yankees and the league No. 23-ranked Oakland Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up New York Yankees No. 2 ranked offense (5.33 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 22 at 4.9 runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have been averaging 9.17 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (7.94 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 22 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland suffered a 3-2 loss against New York on Saturday, as Jharel Cotton wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Oakland's last 24 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Cleveland, Monday, May 29th
New York at Baltimore, Monday, May 29th

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