Bet on the Yankees vs Athletics – 10:05pm EST

January 29, 2011
Oakland Athletics
by niallkennedy

The New York Yankees will try to win their fourth straight game tonight when they take on the Oakland Athletics from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum at 10:05pm EST. Online sportsbooks have the Yankees -149 favorites in MLB predictions vs the Athletics +139 while the over/under odds total is sitting at 7.5 UNDER (-125). MLB sports odds also have New York favored -1.5 runs (+105) over Oakland +1.5 (-125) for tonight’s game. The Athletics will send righthander Trevor Cahill to the mound with a 8-2 record this year and 2.74 ERA while the Yankees will counter with lefthander CC Sabathia who has gone 10-3 this season with a 3.33 ERA and has won six straight starts.

The Athletics lost the first of the three game series 3-1 on Monday night vs the Yankees who were -155 betting favorites in MLB predictions while the over/under total stayed UNDER the 8 posted at online sportsbooks. The Yankees scored their first two runs in the second inning while Mark Teixeira sealed the victory with a 395-ft homer in the 6th inning. Oakland pitcher Ben Sheets was handed the loss after giving up three runs in 7 and 1/3 worth of work while Coco Crisp supplied the only offense for the A’s with a sacrifice fly to score Cliff Pennington in the third inning. Bet the Yankees -149 as favorites on the road in MLB odds vs the Athletics with up to 260% in total bonuses and a 200% poker bonus.

Heading into MLB predictions for tonight’s game, the Yankees have gone 51-31 on the season, 5-5 when playing on Tuesday and 5-5 after a win. New York is 5-1 in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland and 5-1 in their last 6 games overall when playing Athletics. The Yankees are also 4-1 in their last 5 games and 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road while Oakland has gone 7-3 in their last 10 games. The MLB betting total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games when playing at home against the Yankees.

Bishop Whitmore is Editor in Chief of and has been in the sports entertainment industry for the past 10 years consulting for various media outlets and sportsbooks. View daily sports reviews, poker strategies and casino rooms from Bishop Whitmore at

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