July 28, 2015 at 1:19 PM #55906Qbin Missile CrisisKeymaster
MLB Predictions: Yankees vs. Rangers Picks
MLB betting action sees the New York Yankees taking on the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. Cappers Picks provides free MLB handicapping tips all season long.
MLB Baseball Odds
Preview:New York Yankees (56-42) at Texas Rangers (47-51)
Time/Date: Tuesday July 28th; 8:05 PM ET
MLB Odds: New York Yankees -101/ Texas Rangers -109
Over/Under: 9.5 runs
PITCHING MATCHUP: Yankees LH Chris Capuano (0-4, 5.64 ERA) vs. Rangers LH Martin Perez (0-1, 4.91)
The Yankees and Rangers continue their series inside Globe Life Park in Arlington Tuesday night. The Rangers were flying high, but their recent struggles may have just turned them into deadline dealers as they sit 4 games under the .500 mark. As for the Yankees, they continue to run wild as they sit 14 games over .500 and in 1st place in the AL East. They’ll likely be looking to add a couple a key pieces prior to Friday’s deadline. New York will go with LH Chris Capuano who will oppose Rangers southpaw Martin Perez.
New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers
Winners of 12 of their last 15, the Yankees celebrated Alex Rodriguez’s birthday Monday with a 6-2 win over the Rangers. A rod blasted his 24th home run of the season and has been a giant part of the Yankees recent success.
New York pushed their rotation back and will go with Chris Capuano on Tuesday.
The LH has been a mess this season going 0-4 with an ERA of 5.64. Three of those losses have came from starts that has seem him sit with an ERA of 6.39 in those starts. Capuano will be on a short leash as this spot start is something the Yankees brass decided to do to rest the likes of Tanaka.
The Yankees recent offensive surge as pushed them to 4.65 runs a game on the season.
Countering the Yankees and Capuano will be LH Martin Perez. This will be Perez’s third start since returning from Tommy John surgery. He’s shown some wild effects since his return as he’s struggled to command his pitches and his walks per game are high.
Last time out he received a no decision when he took on the Rockies on Wednesday. Perez walked four and allowed four runs in a 6 inning performance.
Returning to the Lineup
The Yankees will have OF Jacoby Ellsbury back, who sat out the series opener with a sore right shoulder. Since his return from the DL the Yankee OF has played a giant role in their winning ways.
MLB Handicapping Trends:
- Yankees are 13-3 in their last 16 games as a favorite.
- Yankees are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
- Rangers are 16-34 in their last 50 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
- Rangers are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. a team with a winning record.
Free 4* MLB Pick: Over 9.5
The Over is the play here. Two LH who are a mess pitching inside a hitters ballpark = a lot of runs. Both offenses will explode tonight in a high scoring game inside Globe Life Park in Arlington.
New York 11, Texas 9
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