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Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Jun 23, 2017
Rangers vs Yankees
-114 at BMaker
Play Type: Free

Friday, June 23, 2017

Yankee Stadium

Probable Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. Masahiro Tanaka

Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Texas Rangers and the New York Yankees on Friday, June 23, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Yu Darvish for the Rangers and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.

Texas opens at +118 while New York opens at -128. The Rangers have a 33-37-1 over/under record and a 41-30-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 41-28-0 against the run line and have a 40-29-0 over/under record.

Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends

The Texas Rangers are 33-37-1 against the over/under

The Texas Rangers are 41-30-0 against the run line

Important New York Yankees Betting Trends

The New York Yankees are 40-29-0 against the over/under

The New York Yankees are 41-28-0 against the run line

Key Texas Rangers Injuries

06/20/17 P Tony Barnette Finger 10-day DL (06/15)

06/17/17 P Andrew Cashner Oblique 10-day DL (06/15)

06/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)

05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 60-day DL (05/27)

05/03/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)

04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)

03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (02/14)

Key New York Yankees Injuries

06/16/17 P Adam Warren Shoulder 10-day DL (06/16)

06/15/17 P CC Sabathia Hamstring 10-day DL (06/14)

05/24/17 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Concussion 10-day DL (05/25)

05/03/17 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (05/02)

Useful Pitching Statistics

The Rangers have a 35-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 3.35 and a WHIP of 1.13. He has 99 strikeouts over his 94 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 238 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 211 hitters and walked 98 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 628 base hits and 302 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 246 batters and struck out 499. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.89.

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Hitting Statistics

As a team Texas is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Rangers hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 69 hits this season in 248 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 109. Elvis Andrus is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 278 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Rangers have 577 hits, including 107 doubles and 99 home runs. Texas has walked 229 times so far this season and they have struck out 642 times as a unit. They have left 425 men on base and have a team OPS of .735. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 348 runs this year.

Useful Pitching Statistics

New York has a 39-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.34, Masahiro Tanaka has a 5-7 record and a 1.49 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 76.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 93 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.23 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 247 batters and walked 90 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 552 base knocks and 259 earned runs this season. They have given up 83 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 204 hitters and struck out 637 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.

Hitting Statistics

As a team, they are batting .273, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .469 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .350, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .331 with an OBP of .438. He has 81 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 245 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .694 with an OPS+ of 190. Starlin Castro is hitting .321 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 90 hits in 280 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .504. The Yankees as a unit have 663 base hits, including 115 doubles and 114 homers. New York has walked 274 times this year and they have struck out on 617 occasions. They have had 517 men left on base and have an OPS of .819. They have scored 5.71 runs per game and totaled 394 runs this season.

Who will win tonight's Rangers/Yankees MLB game against the spread?

Doc's Sports Pick: Take the Yankees 

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Jun 23, 2017
Astros vs Mariners
-110 at Bovada
Play Type: Premium

5-unit Play Take #928 Seattle Mariners over Houston Astros (10:10pm EST) Felix Hernandez makes his first start since late April after coming back from a should injury. The M's wouldn't have brought King Felix back if he wasn't 100% and he was sharp in his last two minor league starts (11 innings, 1 earned run, 13 strikeouts, 1 walk). His best days are obviously behind him, but his arm should be well rested and he won't be expected to go more than five or six innings today. The Astros have the best record in baseball and are coming off of a four-game sweep in Oakland. They've gotten plenty of attention, and I think it's a good time to try and sell high here. Joe Musgrove gets the ball for Houston in today's matchup. He's struggled in his 12 starts, putting up a 5.09 ERA and 1.41 WHIP to go along with a weak 41% groundball rate. The M's lineup has been swinging it well over the last 10 days or so and I think they get enough to support Felix today. Play Seattle in our MLB Game of the Week.

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Jun 23, 2017
A's vs White Sox
-106 at BMaker
Play Type: Premium

3-unit Play Take #923 Oakland A's over Chicago White Sox (8:10pm EST) The A's and White Sox start a series on Friday in Chicago and it could be ugly. Both squads are sitting in last place in their respective divisions, but this one is all about the starting pitching matchup. While Mike Pelfrey has a better ERA than Jharel Cotton so far this season, I don't think it will be that way at season's end. Cotton is a promising young arm that is learning every start and getting noticeably more comfortable out there. Pelfrey, on the other hand, is an aging vet that no longer deserves to pitch in the league. He has a 4.53 career ERA and the last few seasons have been much worse. Take Oakland today.

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Jun 23, 2017
Tigers vs Padres
-120 at betonline
Play Type: Premium

3-unit Play Take #929 Detroit Tigers over San Diego Padres (10:10pm EST) We like fading the San Diego Padres and especially when they're going up against a tough AL opponent. The AL has beaten up on the NL this season so far, and there's no reason to expect it to change here. AL Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer gets the ball here against Dinelson Lamet, who is making just his sixth start of his career. Lamet has an awful 7.50 ERA and has been giving up home runs left and right. Play Detroit.

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