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New York Yankees Favored by -112 Against Oakland Athletics on Thursday

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Oakland and New York on Thursday, with the host Athletics trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Kendall Graveman in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-2 mark on the year. New York counters with CC Sabathia, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Oakland was a 102 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-3.7 result in favor of the Yankees. 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 (17-32) will face the 25-22 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Oakland Athletics, most recently No. 23 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Yankees, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has baseball's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8.88 hits per game. The New York Yankees average 8.43 hits per game, good for No. 18 on the list.

Defensively, New York features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 at home, scoring 4.59 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Chris Young and the Royals 4-2 on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

The Athletics were saddled with a loss last time out in Scott Kazmir's start, as they lost 3-2 against Detroit on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 8 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Oakland's last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Oakland, Friday, May 29th