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(17-22) New York Yankees vs. Oakland Athletics (17-22)
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California
Projected Pitchers: Ivan Nova vs. Kendall Graveman
MLB Moneyline Odds: Yankees -117 / Athletics +107
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Yankees -1.5 +135 / Athletics +1.5 -155
MLB Betting Total: 8
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The Athletics are suddenly hot winning their last 4 games and they swept the Texas Rangers in their last series. They are in 3rd place in the AL West 4 games back of the Seattle Mariners.
The Yankees are coming off a win, but they lost their previous 2 games and are in the basement of the AL East 7.5 games back of the Baltimore Orioles.
The Yankees have not had much success against the Athletics in the last few seasons, as they are 8-21 in their last 29 games facing them and have lost 12 of their last 14 games facing them in Oakland.
In their last games the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 8-1 and the Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2.
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The Yankees only rank tied for 25th in runs scored and 20th in team ERA.
Ivan Nova (2-1 3.70 ERA) gets the starting nod for the Yankees tonight and in his last start he was decent in giving up 2 earned runs in 5 innings of work in a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox. New York has won NovAthletics last 2 outings.
While Nova has not started against Oakland since the 2012 season, when he had an ERA of 4.50 in 3 outings, he did toss a scoreless inning of relief against them this season.
The Yankees are only 3-7 in NovAthletics last 10 starts and are 1-4 in their last 5 facing a team with a losing record with him on the mound.
The Yankees are 5-12 on the road this season and they have the 2nd fewest road wins in the AL.
While the Athletics only rank 20th in runs scored and 26th in team ERA. They have combined for 25 runs in their 4-game win streak and their starters have an ERA of 3.68 in their last 6 games.
Kendall Graveman (1-5 5.84 ERA) goes for the Yankees in this AL match up and in his last start he gave up 4 earned runs in 5 innings in a 6-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. The Athletics have lost their last 4 games with him on the hill.
Graveman had a solid ERA of 2.04 in his first 3 starts this season, but in his last 4 starts he has a less than stellar ERA of 9.31.
The Athletics are 1-6 in Graveman’s last 7 home starts.
Oakland has only won 1 of Graveman’s 7 starts this season.
The Athletics are 8-11 at home this season, but they have won their last 3 games in their house.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Yankees are 5-16 in their last 21 road games.
- Yankees are 2-6 in their last 8 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Yankees have an Under record of 4-1-1 in their last 6 road games.
- Athletics are 4-0 in their last 4 overall.
- Athletics are 0-4 in their last 4 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Athletics have an Over record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Free New York Yankees vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Prediction:
Graveman’s only win this season came in a solid outing facing the Yankees and the Athletics will get the win again with their lineup on a team scoring runs.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
In the last 5 games between these teams in Oakland the total has gone Over 4 times and that trend will continue tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Oakland 7 – New York 5
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