Texas Rangers at New York Yankees MLB Point Spread Picks 9/2/2019
Monday, September 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Minor vs. Masahiro Tanaka
Elvis Andrus and the Texas Rangers (67-70, 3rd in AL West) head to Yankee Stadium on Monday where they'll take on the New York Yankees (89-48, 1st in AL East). The moneyline on this game has the Rangers priced at +177 and the Yankees are at -188. The over/under has been set at 10.
The Rangers have been a solid pick for MLB wagerers, having gone 67-70-0 SU. New York covers 65.0% of the time, going 89-48-0 straight up.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers have been a decent Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 60-73-4.
The Rangers cover 39.1% of the time as the visitor, having gone 27-42-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York covers 70.4% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 50-21-0 SU.
The Yankees have been a very good Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 74-58-5.
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
9/1/2019 Nomar Mazara RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
9/1/2019 Jeffrey Springs RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
9/1/2019 Hunter Pence DH Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/1/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/31/2019 Adrian Sampson SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/26/2019 Jesse Chavez RP Elbow Out for the season
8/19/2019 Joey Gallo CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/15/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Out for the season
8/5/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
7/28/2019 Jesse Biddle RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
Key New York Yankees Injuries
9/1/2019 Thairo Estrada 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
9/1/2019 David Hale RP Back Out for the season
9/1/2019 Jonathan Holder RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2019 Ben Heller RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
9/1/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Out for the season
9/1/2019 Cameron Maybin LF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/31/2019 CC Sabathia SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/30/2019 Stephen Tarpley RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/30/2019 Gio Urshela 3B Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/27/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/26/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/25/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/24/2019 Edwin Encarnacion DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/22/2019 Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/22/2019 Dellin Betances RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
8/22/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
8/11/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 67-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Minor has a 11-8 record with an earned run average of 3.25 and a WHIP of 1.21 this season. He has 175 strikeouts over his 174.1 innings pitched and he's given up 153 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 515 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 503 hitters and walked 219 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,270 base hits and 656 earned runs. They have allowed 190 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 478 batters and struck out 1,165. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.67.
As a team Texas is hitting .246, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Elvis Andrus is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .314. He has 138 hits this season in 502 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .402 and an OPS+ of 81. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 479 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .453. The Rangers have 1,151 hits, including 258 doubles and 187 home runs. Texas has walked 455 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,353 times as a unit. They have left 909 men on base and have a team OPS of .747. They score 4.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 678 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 89-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.47, Masahiro Tanaka has a 10-7 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 128 strikeouts over the 157 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 155 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 493 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 596 batters and walked 221 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,169 base knocks and 600 earned runs this season. They have given up 218 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 429 hitters and struck out 1,263 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .490 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .388. He has 84 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 299 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 140. Gleyber Torres is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 134 hits in 470 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .540. The Yankees as a unit have 1,277 base hits, including 242 doubles and 254 homers. New York has walked 481 times this year and they have struck out on 1,195 occasions. They have had 890 men left on base and have an OPS of .831. They have scored 5.82 runs per game and totaled 797 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rangers (+177)
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