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The New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Righthander Hiroki Kuroda will take the mound for the Yankees to start this game. Kuroda is 9-6 this season with a 2.65 ERA.
It'll be Derek Holland toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Lefthander Holland is 8-5 with a 3.10 ERA so far this season.
The Yankees were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -167 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York: 53-48 SU
Texas: 56-45 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Texas most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Texas
NY Yankees are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games on the road
Texas is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Texas is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games at home
NY Yankees home to Tampa Bay, Friday, July 26
Texas at Cleveland, Friday, July 26