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New York Yankees Starter Michael Pineda Out to Silence Texas Rangers Bats in MLB Contest

The New York Yankees battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Yankee Stadium.

Texas puts its faith in starter Colby Lewis to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-2. Getting the ball for the New York Yankees is Michael Pineda, who owns a 5-1 record on the season with a 3.31 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Texas Rangers were 178 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.9 win for the Yankees on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.3-3.9 result in favor of the Yankees today. 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 sport a record of 22-19 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 18-23 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Texas injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked New York Yankees and the No. 11-rated Texas Rangers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 23 at 8.05 hits per game. That compares with the New York Yankees No. 20 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 3.91 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Red Sox on Thursday, with Wandy Rodriguez throwing 6 2/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Fenway Park.

The Yankees endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Wednesday, with Adam Warren throwing 6 1/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 8 games
  • NY Yankees is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at New York, Saturday, May 23rd