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OVER is Cashing When Yanks Play and When Hamels Pitches

The Rangers kept rolling last night and out-slugged the Bronx Bombers in New York. The Texas team from Arlington will send Cole Hamels (8-1, 2.79 ERA) to the mound tonight in search of their fourth straight win. The Bronx Bombers will counter with a revamped CC Sabathia (5-4, 2.71 ERA) in game two of a four game set.

SHARK BITES
  • The Rangers are 4-0 in their last 4 games with Hamels on the mound.
  • The Total has gone OVER in 7 of the Yankees’ last 9 games.
  • The Rangers are 7-0 in their last 7 games after winning as an underdog.

Before CC’s blow-up at Coors in his last start, he posted six quality starts in seven tries. Despite everything working against the 35-year-old lefty, Sabathia has been one of the Yanks’ best starters this year.  

Hamels is 5-0 with an ERA of 1.64 in seven road starts this year. There is plenty working in favor of the Texas lefty tonight but be warned – the last time Hamels pitched at Yankee Stadium, he allowed five runs and lasted only five innings in a loss.

The O/U is 7-2 in the Rangers’ last nine game with Hamels as the starter and with a total of 8.5 Texas’ fifth-ranked offense could reach that number all on it's own.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the New York Yankees as 110 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.2-4.2 result in favor of the Yankees. 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 37-38 record to the battle against the 50-27 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.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, New York owns the No. 21 ranking for hits at 8.31 per game. By contrast, the Texas Rangers are rated No. 9 in the same category at 9.08 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Yankees, a 9-6 final on Monday in support of Chi Chi Gonzalez at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • 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, Wednesday, June 29th

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