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The Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Yankee Stadium.
The Athletics will give the ball to starter Daniel Straily in this one. Righthander Straily is 1-0 this season with a 6.35 ERA.
The Yankees will counter Straily with Andy Pettitte. Lefthander Pettitte has a 3.86 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -110 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Oakland: 17-14 SU
New York: 18-11 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Oakland's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games when playing NY Yankees
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Yankees are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games
NY Yankees are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games at home
NY Yankees are 18-6 SU in their last 24 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 10 games when playing Oakland
Oakland at Cleveland, Monday, May 6
NY Yankees at Colorado, Tuesday, May 7