Bet the Runline: A’s vs. Yankees 6/27/22

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Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees
Date: Monday, June 27th, 07:05 ET
Location: Yankee Stadium
Money Line: Athletics +230 / Yankees -290
Total Line: 8.5
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Oakland: Paul Blackburn (6-3, 2.97)
New York: Jordan Montgomery (3-1, 2.97)

Athletics Projected Lineup

Elvis Andrus SS
Jonah Bride 3B
Sheldon Neuse 1B
Ramón Laureano RF
Seth Brown LF
Cristian Pache CF
Sean Murphy C
Christian Bethancourt 1B
Chad Pinder LF
Paul Blackburn P

Yankees Projected Lineup

Isiah Kiner-Falefa SS
Jose Trevino C
Josh Donaldson 3B
Joey Gallo RF
Aaron Hicks LF
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Giancarlo Stanton RF
DJ LeMahieu 2B
Aaron Judge CF
Jordan Montgomery P


Oakland Athletics: 25-49-0 SU / OU 31-36-7 / Run Line W/L 34-40-0
New York Yankees: 53-20-0 SU / OU 33-38-2 / Run Line W/L 37-36-0

The New York Yankees host the Oakland Athletics on Monday, June 27th at Yankee Stadium. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 07:05 ET. The MLB Odds Board places New York as the favorite (-290), with an OU line set at 8.5.

Recent Form

In their most recent game, Oakland picked up a 2 run win over the Royals (5-3). Overall, the team’s pitching staff limited the Royals to 3 runs on 6 hits. The Athletics benefited from an offense that generated 5 runs on 8 hits. Oakland picked up the win, despite getting 155.0 on the moneyline. In the game, the Athletics and Royals combined to match the over-under betting line of 8.0 runs. At 31-36-7, Oakland has combined to stay below the over-under betting lines in over half of their games.

In their last 5 games, the Athletics are below .500, at 2-3. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -8. During this stretch, the offense is averaging 3.2 runs per game, similar to their season-long average of 3.18. Oakland’s overall series record is just 5-17-1.

New York will look to keep things rolling in today’s game, as they most recently took down Astros by 3 runs 6-3. For the game, the pitching staff held the Astros to 3 runs on 6 hits. In the victory, the Yankees came up with 4 hits and 6 runs. New York picked up the win while being favored at -185.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 68 games, winning at a rate of 72.0%. Combined, the Yankees and the Astros matched the over-under total of 9.0. This result drops New York’s over-under record down to 33-38-2.

In their last 5 games, the Yankees have put together a record of 3-2. New York has managed to play above .500 baseball, despite their last 5 scoring margin sitting at 0. New York has benefited from strong pitching, as their offense has slipped in their last 5 games, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. Their overall average sits at 5.03. On the season, New York has won more than half of their series, going 18-2-3.


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Pitching Matchup

Paul Blackburn gets the start for the Athletics, with an overall record of 6-3. In his previous outings, Blackburn has lasted an average of 5.37 innings, putting together an ERA of just 2.97. Across his previous appearances, the right-hander has a batting average allowed of 0.242. This season, Blackburn has been able to avoid giving up home runs, allowing just 0.6 per 9 innings. Overall, he is averaging 3.93 per game, on a K rate of 18.0%. In his previous outings, walks have been an issue, as Blackburn is averaging 2.26 free passes per outing.

In today’s game, New York turns to starter Jordan Montgomery. For the year, he has a record of 3-1. Through 14 appearances, Montgomery has an ERA of just 2.97 while averaging 5.59 innings per appearance. In his previous outings, right-hander opponents are hitting 0.229 off the right-hander. Throughout the season, Montgomery has done a good job at limiting home runs, allowing 1.04 per 9 innings. On the season, Jordan Montgomery has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 18.0%. This has led to an average of 4.14 K’s per game. Montgomery has done a good job at limiting walks, averaging just 1.49 per contest.

Oakland vs New York History

Today’s matchup between the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees will be their first meeting of the season. Last year, New York won the season series 4-3. In these 7 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 3-4, with the average scoring differential sitting at 2.14 runs. Last year, the two teams combined to average 7.86 runs per game.

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Betting Trends

  • Oakland is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland

Oakland Athletics at New York Yankees Prediction

Heading into Monday’s American League matchup between Oakland and New York, the Yankees are the heavy favorite to pick up the win. This comes despite Paul Blackburn pitching well for the A’s this year. The Yankees have now won 6 straight games with Jordan Montgomery on the mound. I like New York to cover the runline.

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