Yankees set to take on Darvish & Texas
The New York Yankees will be up against Yu Darvish on Monday night as they open up a series against the Texas Rangers in baseball betting action down in Arlington.
Darvish sits at 9-6 with a 2.92 ERA on the season, but he was tagged with a rain-shortened loss by the Yankees on July 23 when he gave up two runs in 4 1-3 innings.
David Phelps (5-4, 3.77 ERA) starts for the Yankees on Monday night.
New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Texas Rangers as -156 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-3.2 victory for the Yankees. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Texas (41-64) will face the 54-50 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs New York injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 30 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 12 (New York Yankees) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup
The game also pits Texas Rangers No. 17-rated offense, averaging 3.99 runs per game, against a New York Yankees defense that ranks No. 18 at 4.24 in runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than New York Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.64 hits per game).
Defensively, New York features the No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.15 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 3.94 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for New York, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Blue Jays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at +116 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game PUSH for totals bettors. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Toronto on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
The Rangers were a 9-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -215 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 9-3 on Sunday behind a start from Scott Kazmir at Globe Life Park.
New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends
NY Yankees is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees's last 13 games
NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
Texas is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
Texas is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
New York at Texas, Tuesday, July 29th