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Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Preview and Pick

MLB wagering interest swings to the Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees battle on Friday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Masahiro Tanaka will take the mound for the New York Yankees, and he'll carry a 5-3 record into the contest. Kendall Graveman gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics; he's 2-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the New York Yankees in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -170 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.3-3.9 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.

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

27-17 New York battles the Athletics, currently with a 21-25 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Oakland injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 5-rated New York Yankees and the league No. 23-ranked Oakland Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up New York Yankees No. 2 ranked offense (5.48 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 22 at 5.02 runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have been averaging 9.43 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (7.93 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 5.14 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 11-strikeout performance from S Gray - will prevail again after their 4-1 victory against Miami at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 11 games
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at New York, Saturday, May 27th