Rangers vs. Yankees Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, April 28, 2023

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Rangers vs. Yankees Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, April 28, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Texas Rangers (14-11) will try to put a stop to their current four-game losing streak when they host the New York Yankees (15-11) at 8:05 PM ET on BSSW Friday. Bookmakers consider the Rangers to be -230 favorites to end their skid, while the Yankees are +190 underdogs looking for the upset.

Texas’ Jacob deGrom and New York’s Clarke Schmidt have been named the starters for this contest.

Rangers vs. Yankees Odds

  • Rangers odds to win: -230
  • Yankees odds to win: +190
  • Spread: Rangers -1.5
  • Total: 7 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, April 28, 2023
  • Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • TV: BSSW

Who Will Win Rangers vs. Yankees?

Rangers and Yankees Betting Trends

The Rangers have gone 9-7 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 56.2% of those games).

Texas has a 3-1 record (winning 75% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -230 or shorter.

This season, the Yankees have been listed as the underdog in four games and failed to win any of those contests.

New York has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +190.

The Rangers have had an over/under set by bookmakers 25 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 16 of those games (16-9-0).

So far this season, the Yankees and their opponents have hit the over in nine of their 26 games with a total.

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers are the second-highest scoring team in the majors, averaging 6.2 runs per game (156 total).

Texas ranks 10th-best in MLB play with 32 total home runs.

The Rangers have the eighth-best batting average in the league (.257).

Texas’ 8.7 strikeouts per game rank 13th in MLB.

The 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Rangers pitching staff ranks 11th in MLB.

Texas’ 3.68 team ERA ranks ninth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Yankees Stats & Insights

The Yankees have scored 112 runs (4.3 per game) this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.

New York has hit 34 homers this season, which ranks sixth in the majors.

The Yankees rank 21st in MLB with a .232 team batting average.

New York ranks 16th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.9 Ks per contest.

The Yankees have a 9.7 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, fourth-best in baseball.

New York has pitched to a 3.31 ERA this season, which ranks third in baseball.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

deGrom gets the start for the Rangers, his sixth of the season. He is 2-0 with a 3.04 ERA and 43 strikeouts through 26 2/3 innings pitched.

Marcus Semien leads Texas with a .287 batting average. He’s also hit five homers and has 22 RBI.

Adolis Garcia leads Texas in home runs with seven and runs batted in with 29.

Nate Lowe is slashing .257/.321/.446 this season for the Rangers.

Jonah Heim has 18 hits and an OBP of .364 to go with a slugging percentage of .507 this season.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

Schmidt (0-2) will take to the mound for the Yankees and make his sixth start of the season.

Gleyber Torres is batting .265 with three doubles, a triple, four home runs and 17 walks.

Aaron Judge has hit six home runs with 14 runs batted in. Both lead his team.

Anthony Rizzo leads the Yankees with a team-high batting average of .290.

DJ LeMahieu is hitting .278 with six doubles, a triple, three home runs and seven walks.

Rangers and Yankees Injuries

Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Yankees: Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Giancarlo Stanton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Harrison Bader: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lou Trivino: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Aaron Judge: day-to-day (Hip)

Rangers vs. Yankees Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 4, Yankees 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 7 runs
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