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New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Oakland Athletics will look to improve on a 19-24 record when they take on the New York Yankees, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Sean Manaea in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year. New York counters with Masahiro Tanaka, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the New York Yankees listed as favorites of -130 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.1-3.3 win for the Yankees on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (19-24) will face the 19-22 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs New York injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 28 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Yankees sit at No. 22 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.42 hits per game. The New York Yankees average 7.95 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the No. 20-rated road mark, allowing 4.37 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Yankees enjoyed a 8-3 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Friday, with C Sabathia throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 12 games
  • NY Yankees is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's last 12 games
  • Oakland is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Oakland, Sunday, May 22nd