An American League contest features the Oakland Athletics (25-49) and the New York Yankees (53-20) starting their three-game series on Monday night. Oakland is on a two-game win streak and looks to keep their momentum going. New York has been playing fantastic baseball thus far and owns the best record in the majors. Jordan Montgomery (3-1, 2.97 ERA) is getting the start for New York, while Paul Blackburn (6-3, 2.97 ERA) will be on the hill for Oakland.
The first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. ET. New York is the -300 money-line favorite (risk $300 to win $100) in the latest Athletics vs. Yankees odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Oakland is a +250 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is 8.5. Before making any Yankees vs. Athletics picks, you need to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's advanced computer model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times and it is off to a strong start to the 2022 season. It's on a 59-51 run on top-rated MLB money-line picks through 12 weeks. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves as one of three best bets to win it all last season at +1000. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Yankees vs. Athletics, and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Athletics vs. Yankees:
- Yankees vs. Athletics money line: New York -300, Oakland +250
- Yankees vs. Athletics run-line: New York -1.5 (-150)
- Yankees vs. Athletics over-under: 8.5 runs
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- OAK: Under is 4-1-1 in Athletics last six Monday games
- NYY: Yankees are 41-11 in their last 52 games on grass
Why you should back the Yankees
Catcher Jose Trevino is exceptional behind the plate for the Yankees. Trevino knows how to call a superb game and moves well at catcher. The 29-year-old can hit for average and make consistent contact. He is batting .270 with six home runs and 21 RBIs. On June 22, he was 2-for-5 with a two-run homer.
Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is a significant home-run and run-producing threat for New York. The baseball explodes off Stanton's bat and can travel a long way. The four-time All-Star can play either outfield spot and has a terrific throwing arm. Stanton is tied for 11th in the MLB in home runs (17) and tied for 14th in RBIs (47).
Why you should back the Athletics
Left fielder Seth Brown has produced offensively for the Athletics. Brown owns a smooth swing with serious home-run power. The 29-year-old currently leads the team in home runs (10) and RBIs (36). Brown is currently on a six-game hitting streak, including three straight games with 2-plus hits.
Sean Murphy is a great defensive catcher with superb instincts and a solid throwing arm. Murphy has been an effective batter with quality plate coverage and patience. The 2021 Gold Glove Winner has recorded eight home runs and 30 RBIs. In his last contest, Murphy went 2-for-5 with two singles and two RBIs.
How to make Athletics vs. Yankees picks
SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, projecting 7.9 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Athletics vs. Yankees? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.