MLB Betting Preview
New York Yankees at Texas Rangers
Wednesday, 8:05 pm Eastern – ESPN
SBG Global Opening Line: Yankees - 115 , Total 12.5 Flat
Another slugfest could be on tap Wednesday evening as the Texas Rangers host the New York Yankees. Tommy Hunter makes his second career start for the Rangers while Sidney Ponson goes for New York. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Yankees on the Road.
Hunter’s Major League debut did not go very well. He allowed six runs and eight hits against the Blue Jays which means he has an ERA of 10.80 to start his career. Ponson comes into the game at 6-2 on the season with a 4.23 ERA for the Yankees. He was excellent in his last start against the Angels, throwing seven shutout innings. He is 8-2 with a 5.22 ERA in his career against the Rangers.
Here are the MLB betting stats for Wednesday’s game. The Yankees are 14-4 in their last 18 vs. a team with a winning record. The Yankees are 45-16 in their last 61 Wednesday games. The Yankees are 16-6 in their last 22 vs. the American League West. The Yankees are 7-3 in their last 10 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Yankees are 4-1 in Ponson’s last 5 starts as a favorite. The Yankees are 5-2 in Ponson’s last 7 starts. The Yankees are 19-7 in the last 26 meetings in Texas.
SBG Global Current Line: Yankees – 130 , Total 12.5 Flat
The Rangers are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. the American League East. The Rangers are 5-2 in their last 7 home games. The Rangers are 14-6 in their last 20 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
The Over is 6-0 in the Yankees last 6 games as a favorite. The Over is 9-1 in the Yankees last 10 overall. The Over is 8-1 in the Yankees last 9 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Over is 4-1 in the Yankees last 5 vs. the American League West. The Over is 5-2 in the Yankees last 7 Wednesday games. The Over is 5-2 in the Yankees last 7 games as a road favorite. The Over is 5-2 in Ponson’s last 7 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
The Over is 6-1 in the Rangers last 7 games as an underdog. The Over is 10-2-1 in the Rangers last 13 overall. The Over is 7-2-1 in the Rangers last 10 home games. The Over is 7-2 in the Rangers last 9 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Over is 5-2-1 in the Rangers last 8 vs. the American League East.
Pick: Rangers 2 units