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Oakland Athletics Face the New York Yankees Thursday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The New York Yankees will look to improve on a 5-8 record when they take on the Oakland Athletics, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

New York hands the ball to starter Luis Severino in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-2 mark on the year. Oakland counters with Rich Hill, who will try to quiet the fans and the Yankees bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Yankees were listed as -143 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.9 win for the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (5-8) will face the 8-7 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Oakland injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Yankees at No. 22 and the Oakland Athletics at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 22 at 7.67 hits per game. That compares with the New York Yankees No. 17 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 1.6 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating N Eovaldi and the Yankees 5-2 on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Oakland's last 13 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Toronto, Friday, April 22nd
New York home to Tampa Bay, Friday, April 22nd