Texas Rangers at New York Yankees 8/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Martin Perez vs. CC Sabathia
The Texas Rangers head to Yankee Stadium on Sunday, August 12, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Martin Perez for the Rangers and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Texas at +216 and New York at -235. The Rangers have a 58-53-7 over/under mark and a 62-56-0 run line record. The Yankees are 60-55-0 against the run line and have a 53-56-6 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 58-53-7 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 62-56-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 53-56-6 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 60-55-0 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 52-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Martin Perez has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 6.15 and a WHIP of 1.94 this year. He has 33 strikeouts over his 52.2 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 365 hitters and walked 138 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 4.89. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,123 base hits and 571 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 341 batters and struck out 824. 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 4.72.
As a team Texas is hitting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Rangers hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 116 hits this season in 425 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 154. Nomar Mazara is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 353 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .450. The Rangers have 983 hits, including 201 doubles and 148 home runs. Texas has walked 427 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,122 times as a unit. They have left 821 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 572 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 72-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.49, CC Sabathia has a 6-4 record and a 1.32 WHIP this season. He has 99 strikeouts over the 113.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.13 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 528 batters and walked 152 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 3.7. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 890 base knocks and 427 earned runs this season. They have given up 131 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 355 hitters and struck out 1,155 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
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 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Didi Gregorius comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .333. He has 114 hits this year along with 66 RBI in 423 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .478 with an OPS+ of 114. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 124 hits in 448 at bats while driving in 74 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .518. The Yankees as a unit have 996 base hits, including 204 doubles and 188 homers. New York has walked 434 times this year and they have struck out on 1,021 occasions. They have had 800 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.18 runs per game and totaled 596 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rangers +216
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