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Brandon McCarthy, Bartolo Colon take mound in Yankees vs Athletics tilt

Oakland AthleticsNew York Yankees
Aug 23, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Odds

57-70TEAM RECORD77-48

Yankee Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the New York Yankees and the visiting Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.

The Yankees will turn to Bartolo Colon and his 8-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Athletics send Brandon McCarthy (6-6) to the hill.

View Oakland vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Yankees in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -205 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Yankees - Athletics odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 1 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 4 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.1 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 13 in the same category at 8.2 per game.

Oakland brings the American League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees' league No. 3-ranked defense.

The Athletics were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +122 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Athletics were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Toronto staff and losing 1-0 to the Blue Jays on Sunday at Overstock.com Coliseum.

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -170 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York threw a shutout at Minnesota in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Ivan Nova to defeat Minnesota 3-0 on Sunday.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Athletics at Yankees trends to consider:
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Oakland's last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games on the road
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Yankees are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games when playing Oakland
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games

Next up:
Oakland at NY Yankees, Wednesday, August 24