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Oakland AthleticsNew York Yankees
July 24, 1:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Odds

44-56TEAM RECORD58-40

The New York Yankees look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Athletics arrive at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.

The Yankees will turn to Bartolo Colon and his 6-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Athletics send Gio Gonzalez (9-6) to the hill.

View Oakland vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Yankees as -162 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9.5.

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. 5 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the American League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Athletics average 8 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the American League list.

Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the American League at home, scoring 5.4 runs per game.

Oakland was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Yankees. They won as +178 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over New York on Saturday at Yankee Stadium behind starter Rich Harden.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After a win are 1-9

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Athletics at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Yankees are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing Oakland
NY Yankees are 13-2 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games
NY Yankees are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games at home

Next up:
Oakland home to Tampa Bay, Monday, July 25
NY Yankees home to Seattle, Monday, July 25