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New York Yankees take on Athletics in baseball test

New York YankeesOakland Athletics
June 13, 3:35 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Odds

37-28TEAM RECORD40-27

Oakland will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the New York Yankees pay a visit to O.co Coliseum.

It's a pitching duel between Jarrod Parker for the Athletics (5-6 on the year) and Hiroki Kuroda for New York (6-5 so far).

View NY Yankees vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Athletics as -120 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 7 in the American League and the Yankees at No. 6 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Yankees are rated No. 13 in the same category at 8.1 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the American League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

New York lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Athletics on June 12. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York suffered a 5-2 loss against Oakland on Wednesday, as Philip Hughes wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Yankees at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
NY Yankees are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Oakland is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 11 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at LA Angels, Friday, June 14
Oakland home to Seattle, Friday, June 14