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New York Yankees vs.Oakland Athletics Betting Odds & Stats

Written by Matt Stevens   
Thursday, 23 July 2009 07:54

New York Yankees vs.Oakland Athletics Betting Odds at BSN SportsThe New York Yankees will be trying to extend a winning streak on Thursday when they take on the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium.

Current streak:
New York has won 6 straight games.

The Athletics will trot Vin Mazzaro out to the mound in this one. Righthander Mazzaro has a 2-6 record and a 4.09 ERA this season.

It'll be ace CC Sabathia toeing the rubber for the Yankees in this contest. Lefthander Sabathia is 9-6 with a 3.66 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers at Bodog Sportsbook currently have the Yankees listed as 270-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game's total is sitting at 9.

The A's scored 12 runs in the first two innings en route to a 16-1 rout of the Twins in Wednesday's rubber match, as a -110 pick'em. That game's 17 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9).

Rajai Davis drove in four runs, and Scott Hairston belted a three-run homer. Trevor Cahill allowed six runs and one run over seven innings for the victory.

The Yankees won their sixth in a row with a 6-4 victory over the Orioles in a series sweep on Wednesday, as -320 favorites. That game's 10 runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (10.5).

Jorge Posada hit a solo home run and drove in two runs, while Nick Swisher also had two RBIs. A.J. Burnett improved to 9-4 with the win, and Mariano Rivera closed out the ninth for his 28th save.

Sports Betting at the Sportsbook

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

Next up:
NY Yankees home to Oakland, Friday, July 24

 
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