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Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Preview

New York YankeesOakland Athletics
May 30, 4:05 PM | GrassOverstock.com Coliseum

New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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The visiting Yankees hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Overstock.com Coliseum against the Oakland Athletics.

Oakland sends Trevor Cahill out against Bartolo Colon for the Yankees in this game. Cahill is 6-2 with a 2.02 ERA on the season, while Colon is 2-2 on the year and has a 3.72 ERA.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting New York before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-125-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 3-rated Athletics and the league No. 1-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 12 ranked American League offense (3.6 runs per game) against a Yankees defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 in the American League at 4.1 runs allowed per game. The Athletics have been averaging 8.2 hits per game, less than the Yankees have managed so far this season (8.6 hits on average).

Oakland owns the American League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 7-rated defense.

New York was a 7-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They won as -166 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors. The Yankees enjoyed a 7-1 victory at the expense of the Mariners on Sunday, with C.C. Sabathia throwing 8 innings of 5-hit ball at Safeco Field.

In their last action, Oakland was a 6-4 winner at home against the Orioles. Bettors on Oakland at -104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Oakland rolled to a 6-4 win against Baltimore on Sunday, as Guillermo Moscoso and the Athletics' bats led the team to victory at Overstock.com Coliseum.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 10-0
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Yankees at Athletics trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Yankees' last 8 games
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at Oakland, Tuesday, May 31