New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers Free Pick

Victor TrejosBaseball, MLB

The Texas Rangers will pay a visit to Yankee Stadium to do battle against the New York Yankees. This AL matchup will get going at 7:05 p.m. ET and fans looking to watch it can tune in to Fox Sports Southwest.

Texas Rangers at New York Yankees Odds

Texas (+190) is the underdog against New York (-210) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this night game at 9.5 runs. Odds for wagering on the game’s total stand at -110 for both the over and the under. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds standing at -115 for the Rangers +1.5 runs and -105 for the Yankees -1.5 runs.

The Yankees are 69-42 straight up (SU) and 55-57 against the spread (ATS). The team’s lost 0.6 units for moneyline bettors and 9.2 units (ATS). The Rangers are 49-65 SU and have gone 58-57 ATS. Overall, the team’s lost 2.3 units for moneyline bettors and 2.0 units ATS.

Yankees games have an over/under record of 48-58-6 in 2018. The Rangers have an over/under record of 54-54-7.

New York’s pitchers have yielded 4.0 runs per game overall this season as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 4.05, a WHIP of 1.24 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.9. The bullpen has posted a solid ERA of just 3.12, a WHIP of 1.14 and a K/9 of 11.5.

The New York hitters are putting up 5.1 runs per contest, including 4.7 per game over its last 10 games and 4.0 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .183/.264/.354 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that span.

Giancarlo Stanton and Didi Gregorius have led the Yankees’ batters this year. Stanton is hitting .278/.343/.508 with 25 home runs, 67 RBIs and 69 runs scored, while Gregorius has put up a line of .268/.329/.482 with 20 homers, 66 RBIs, 68 runs and 10 stolen bases.

For the visiting squad, Texas’ pitchers have allowed 5.2 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.28 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 6.53 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.13, along with a WHIP of 1.44 and a K/9 of 8.18.

The Rangers offense has slashed .242/.325/.408 on its way to 4.7 runs scored per game this season, including 7.1 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 8.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Shin-soo Choo and Nomar Mazara continue to lead Texas’ hitters. Choo is slashing .272/.381/.474 with 20 home runs, 53 RBIs and 64 runs scored. Mazara is slashing .272/.332/.450 with 15 homers, 58 RBIs and 46 runs scored.

Texas Rangers at New York Yankees MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Rangers, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in just two of New York’s last seven games.
  • New York has posted 20.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 16.0 over its last five.
  • The Rangers have hit 18 home runs in their last 10 games. The Yankees have hit 14 over their last 10.