Texas Rangers at New York Yankees 8/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Hutchison vs. Lance Lynn
The Texas Rangers head to Yankee Stadium on Saturday, August 11, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Drew Hutchison for the Rangers and Lance Lynn for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Texas at +251 and New York at -277. The Rangers have a 57-53-7 over/under mark and a 61-56-0 run line record. The Yankees are 60-54-0 against the run line and have a 52-56-6 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 57-53-7 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 61-56-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 52-56-6 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 60-54-0 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
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 51-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Hutchison has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 6.29 and a WHIP of 1.77 this year. He has 19 strikeouts over his 24.1 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 390 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 362 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 4.87. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,113 base hits and 564 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 338 batters and struck out 819. 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 4.71.
As a team Texas is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Rangers hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 21st 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 .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .388. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 420 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Rangers have 969 hits, including 198 doubles and 144 home runs. Texas has walked 422 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,114 times as a unit. They have left 814 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 560 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 72-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.58, Lance Lynn has a 8-8 record and a 1.54 WHIP this season. He has 114 strikeouts over the 114 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 112 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.07 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 522 batters and walked 150 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 3.65. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 876 base knocks and 417 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 350 hitters and struck out 1,147 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 .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .343. He has 124 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 445 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .521 with an OPS+ of 129. Didi Gregorius is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 111 hits in 418 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .476. The Yankees as a unit have 986 base hits, including 203 doubles and 186 homers. New York has walked 431 times this year and they have struck out on 1,016 occasions. They have had 794 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.17 runs per game and totaled 589 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rangers +251
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