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The fans at Yankee Stadium will be treated to a game between the Texas Rangers and the New York Yankees when they take their seats on Thursday.
The Rangers will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Derek Holland in this game. Holland has a 5-4 record and a 3.43 ERA this season.
Holland's opponent in this one will be Philip Hughes. The Yankees righthander has a 5.09 ERA to go along with a 3-6 record this season.
The Rangers were an 8-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at +119 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.
Texas: 45-33 SU
New York: 42-35 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-6
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas's last 16 games
Texas is 5-12 SU in their last 17 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Texas
NY Yankees are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games when playing Texas
Texas home to Cincinnati, Friday, June 28
NY Yankees at Baltimore, Friday, June 28