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A winning streak will be on the line for the New York Yankees on Friday when they battle the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.
The Yankees will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander David Phelps in this game. Phelps has a 1-4 record and a 4.88 ERA this season.
The Athletics will counter Phelps with Sonny Gray. Right hander Gray has a 2.83 ERA to go along with a 6-2 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Athletics as -177-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game's total opened at 7.5
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 7-1 winner as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +129 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
In their last action, New York was a 6-3 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on New York at +106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 34-31
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
NY Yankees is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
NY Yankees is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 40-26
Oakland is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games at home
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Oakland Saturday, June 14