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MLB BASEBALL

Texas Rangers vs. New York Yankees

A winning streak will be on the line for the New York Yankees on Thursday when they battle the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium.

The Rangers will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Colby Lewis in this game. Lewis has a 6-7 record and a 6.37 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Yankees will be Brandon McCarthy. The right hander has a 4.63 ERA to go along with a 4-10 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Yankees as -200-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 9

Texas lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Yankees on July 23. Bettors who backed the Yankees at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Texas:
Team record: 40-61
Texas is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games on the road

New York:
Team record: 52-48
NY Yankees is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 9 games
NY Yankees is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Texas home to Oakland Friday, July 25
NY Yankees home to Toronto Friday, July 25