Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees 5-8-23 MLB Odds, Bets and Tips

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees 5/8/23 – On Monday at Yankee Stadium, the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees will kick off a three-game series. Oakland will begin lefty JP Sears on Monday. At 27 years old, Sears is winless with a 5.06 ERA after six appearances this season. New York will turn to fellow lefty Nestor Cortes in game one; he boasts a 4.91 ERA and holds a record of 3-2 in six starts this season. Baseball betting trends The New York Yankees will be winning this game as predicted by the latest baseball betting trends.

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees

Date & Time: Monday, May 8, 2023 at 7:05 PM ET

Location: Yankee Stadium

TV: YES

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees 5/8/23 Betting Odds

Athletics

Moneyline: +184

Spread: +1.5 (-115)

Total: 8.5 over (+105)

Yankees 

Moneyline: -200

Spread: -1.5 (-105)

Total: 8.5 under (-125)

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Analysis

Oakland Athletics ranks 24th overall with an average of 4.00 runs per game and average hits per game of 0.232 with an OPS of 0.694 in 20th position. 2023 has seen them hit 37 home runs and steal 37 bases – placing 16th overall and 3rd respectively in 2023. Esteury Ruiz leads the team in hits with 35, while LF Brent Rooker holds top honors in terms of batting average of 0.330, OBP of 0.440, homers at 10, and RBI of 26. The Athletics pitching staff has recorded a 7.29 ERA and 1.74 WHIP through five quality outings in June. In this game Sears will get to start for the visitors. His last start saw him hold Seattle scoreless for six frames while striking out seven batters – an excellent performance indeed. After suffering through a tough performance against the Angels with six earned runs in just 4.1 innings, this performance marked an encouraging rebound effort from their starting rotation. Sears boasted a 34:8 K:BB ratio as of 2023.

After¬† a month-plus of games in the AL East division, the New York Yankees currently rank last. Due to injuries sustained by Aaron Judge, Luis Severino, Giancarlo Stanton, Josh Donaldson and Carlos Rodon, New York does not possess the lineup they had anticipated taking to the field in 2023 – however there’s no time for excuses as ground must be made up in their pursuit of championship glory. New York scores 3.91 runs per game at 25th overall and hits 0.228 home runs per game for a 0.675 OPS at 27th. The Bronx Bombers have hit 40 home runs this season and stolen 28 bases for eighth place overall. 1B Anthony Rizzo currently leads the ballclub with 35 hits, batting average of 0.282 and an OBP of 0.362; homerun leader Aaron Judge leads with six; while 3B DJ LeMahieu holds onto 14 RBI. The Yankees pitching staff ranks fifth overall with an ERA of 3.54 and fourth with a 1.17 WHIP. Nestor Cortes will start off this series opener for New York and is fresh off his most disappointing outing of 2023, a 4.2-inning loss against Texas. Cortes made his season debut without lasting five innings or longer in one outing, striking out 35 batters while walking nine over 33 frames across six appearances.

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 games. Oakland are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games. Oakland are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against the NY Yankees. The total has gone OVER in 13 of Oakland’s last 18 games on the road. Oakland are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against the NY Yankees.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games. NY Yankees are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games against Oakland. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games at home. NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland.

Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Free Pick

Gerrit Cole received an impressive six-run cushion against Tampa on Saturday, giving New York an advantage going into their game this Monday. Baseball betting analysts expect the Yankees’ bats will continue their surge against AL frontrunners and into their series with lowly-Athletics.

Free Pick: New York Yankees -1.5 (-105)