Texas Rangers at New York Yankees 8/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Minor vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Texas Rangers head to Yankee Stadium on Friday, August 10, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Mike Minor for the Rangers and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Texas at +212 and New York at -230. The Rangers have a 56-53-7 over/under mark and a 61-55-0 run line record. The Yankees are 59-54-0 against the run line and have a 51-56-6 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 56-53-7 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 61-55-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 51-56-6 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 59-54-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
08/05/18 CF Delino DeShields Concussion 7-day DL (08/04)
07/28/18 RF Ryan Rua Back 10-day DL (07/28)
07/20/18 RF Nomar Mazara Thumb 10-day DL (07/17)
07/04/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 60-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 60-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/02/18 P J.A. Happ Illness 10-day DL (07/30); expected to be activated and start Thursday vs Texas Rangers
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
07/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (07/24)
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 51-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Minor has a 8-6 record with an earned run average of 4.53 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 98 strikeouts over his 117.1 innings pitched and he's given up 110 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 388 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 359 hitters and walked 136 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,104 base hits and 557 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 335 batters and struck out 815. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.66.
As a team Texas is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Rangers hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 96 hits this season in 353 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .450 and an OPS+ of 103. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 418 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The Rangers have 964 hits, including 196 doubles and 143 home runs. Texas has walked 418 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,101 times as a unit. They have left 806 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 557 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 71-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.76, Masahiro Tanaka has a 9-2 record and a 1.07 WHIP this season. He has 109 strikeouts over the 103 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 84 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.10 and they have given up 311 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 518 batters and walked 147 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 871 base knocks and 414 earned runs this season. They have given up 126 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 346 hitters and struck out 1,134 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.68.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .343. He has 123 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 441 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .517 with an OPS+ of 128. Didi Gregorius is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 110 hits in 415 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .477. The Yankees as a unit have 977 base hits, including 203 doubles and 181 homers. New York has walked 428 times this year and they have struck out on 1,012 occasions. They have had 791 men left on base and have an OPS of .781. They have scored 5.15 runs per game and totaled 582 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rangers +212
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