Texas Rangers Starter Colby Lewis Out to Silence New York Yankees Bats in MLB Contest
The Texas Rangers get a visit from the New York Yankees in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Hiroki Kuroda, with a record of 7-6 on the season, gets the ball for the New York Yankees, while the Texas Rangers trot Colby Lewis to the mound in this one. He is 6-8 so far in 2014.
New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Yankees to win this game 4.1-3.3. 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
42-65 Texas battles the Yankees, currently with a 55-51 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs New York injuries news.
This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 30 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Yankees, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.
How New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 8.76 hits per game. The New York Yankees average 8.7 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the list.
Texas owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 4.06 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's No. 20-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New York won its last outing, a 12-11 result against the Rangers on July 29. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (23) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees enjoyed a 12-11 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Tuesday, with Brandon McCarthy throwing 6 innings of 9-hit ball at Globe Life Park.
New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends
NY Yankees is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Yankees's last 15 games
NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
Texas is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 9 games
Texas is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games at home
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Next Betting Matchups
New York at Boston, Friday, August 1st
Texas at Cleveland, Friday, August 1st