DJ LeMahieu and the New York Yankees are set to take the field against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park. The game gets underway 8:05 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Southwest is in line to broadcast this AL matchup.
New York Yankees at Texas Rangers Odds
The Yankees are 103-57 SU and have gone 92-67 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 17.1 units for moneyline gamblers and 24.9 units ATS. The Rangers, on the other hand, are 76-84 SU and 85-74 ATS. The team’s gained 5.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 2.0 units ATS.
Rangers games have an over/under record of 73-83-3 in 2019. Yankees games have gone over 83 times, gone under 71 times and pushed on five instances.
Luis Severino is getting the nod for New York. The right-handed Severino is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 13 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Rangers this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The Rangers will send righty Luke Farrell (1-0, 2.38 ERA) to the mound. Farrell has 12 strikeouts and three walks as well as a WHIP of 0.71. Farrell is 0-0 with two strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA against New York this year.
Texas’ pitchers have allowed 5.5 runs per game overall this season as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 5.41, a WHIP of 1.48 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.4. The bullpen has a 4.75 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 8.9 K/9.
Texas’ offense has put up 5.0 runs per contest, including 4.2 per game over its last 10 games and 7.0 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .288/.357/.559 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
The Rangers’ hitters have been led by Elvis Andrus and Shin-soo Choo. Andrus is slashing .275/.311/.395 with 12 home runs, 72 RBIs, 79 runs and 29 stolen bases, and Choo’s line is .264/.368/.454 with 24 homers, 61 RBIs and 89 runs.
For the visitors, New York’s pitching staff allowed 4.5 runs per game and its starters own a 4.51 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 9.04 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.00, along with a K/9 of 10.22.
The Yankees offense has slashed .269/.342/.492 on its way to 5.9 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.6 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 6.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).
Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres have led New York’s offense. LeMahieu is slashing .331/.378/.523 with 26 home runs, 102 RBIs and 109 runs scored. Torres (.280/.338/.538) is up to 38 homers, 90 RBIs and 96 runs scored.
New York Yankees at Texas Rangers Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Rangers, ATS Winner – Yankees, O/U – UNDER
New York has tallied 21 extra-base hits over its last five games. Texas has 23 XBH over its last five.
The Yankees have an OPS of .834 this season and an OPS of .824 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Rangers’ OPS sits at .751 overall and .762 against righties.
Texas has posted 20.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 27.4 over its last five.
The Yankees have hit 20 home runs in their last 10 games, including 11 over their last five.