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Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The New York Yankees get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

It's a pitching duel between Masahiro Tanaka for the New York Yankees (4-3 on the year) and Jesse Chavez for Oakland Athletics (4-8 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the New York Yankees as -140 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.7-4.3 win for the Athletics on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.7-4.3 result in favor of the Athletics today. 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

The New York Yankees bring a 45-39 record to the battle against the 39-48 Athletics. 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. 13 and the Oakland Athletics at No. 2 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, New York owns the No. 11 ranking for hits at 8.73 per game. By contrast, the Oakland Athletics are rated No. 6 in the same category at 8.95 per game.

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.05 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 5.53 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were saddled with a loss last time out in S Kazmir's start, as they lost 5-4 against New York on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
  • Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games on the road
  • Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 9 games
  • NY Yankees is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Yankees's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Cleveland, Friday, July 10th
New York at Boston, Friday, July 10th