The Texas Rangers open a 10-game road trip by visiting the New York Yankees on Monday in the first contest of a four-game series. The Rangers put 23 runs on the board while taking two of three against the Boston Red Sox over the weekend.
– Shark Bites
- The Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last five games against the Yankees.
- The total has gone OVER in three of the Rangers’ last four games with Chi Chi Gonzalez as the starting pitcher.
- The Rangers are 6-0 SU in their last six games on the road.
Chi Chi Gonzalez and Ivan Nova are expected to get the ball. Gonzalez (4-6, 3.90 ERA) is making the start as a result of injuries to three Rangers’ starters. The 24-year-old is 3-6 with a 5.04 ERA at Triple-A Round Rock in 14 starts in the minors this year.
Nova (5-5, 5.18) has failed to make it through six innings in each of his last two outings, getting ripped for a total of 11 runs and 18 hits in those nine innings.
UNDER bettors love seeing these teams collide at Yankee Stadium. The UNDER is 6-2 in the last eight matchups between the Rangers and Yanks in the Bronx.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Texas Rangers were listed as 137 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bodog.
Odds – Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.4 victory for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Texas Rangers vs New York Yankees Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Yankees bring a 37-37 record to the battle against the 49-27 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Texas injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the New York Yankees rated this week at No. 14 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 12.
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 22-ranked scoring average of 4.11 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.88 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.2 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rangers hitters have managed (9.08 per nine innings).
Defensively, Texas features the No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.83 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 at home, scoring 4.49 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Texas got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over Boston on Sunday at Globe Life Park behind starter M Perez.
New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Twins, who beat them 7-1 on Sunday behind a start from Tyler Duffey at Yankee Stadium.
- Texas is 11-1 ATS in its last 12 games
- Texas is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
- Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- NY Yankees is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
- NY Yankees is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees’s last 8 games
- NY Yankees is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Texas at New York, Tuesday, June 28th
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