Yankees vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 30, 2023

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Yankees vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 30, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Texas Rangers (16-11), led by Robbie Grossman on a 10-game hitting streak, will meet the New York Yankees (15-13) Sunday at Globe Life Field. The Yankees are -122 favorites for the matchup, which starts at 2:35 PM ET on MLB Network.

Nestor Cortes Jr. takes the mound for New York while Martin Perez is Texas’ starter for the contest.

Yankees vs. Rangers Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -122
  • Rangers odds to win: +103
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 30, 2023
  • Time: 2:35 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Yankees vs. Rangers?

Yankees and Rangers Betting Trends

The Yankees have won 15 of the 22 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (68.2%).

When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -122 or shorter, New York has a 13-7 record (winning 65% of its games).

This season, the Rangers have won five out of the nine games in which they’ve been the underdog.

Texas is 2-3 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +103 or more on the moneyline.

The Yankees have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 28 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in nine of those games (9-18-1).

So far this season, the Rangers and their opponents have hit the over in 16 of their 27 games with a total.

Yankees Stats & Insights

The Yankees rank 21st in runs scored with 114, 4.1 per game.

New York is ninth in baseball with 34 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Yankees’ .226 batting average ranks 24th in MLB.

New York strikes out 8.8 times per game to rank 16th in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Yankees has a collective 9.7 K/9, the fifth-best in MLB.

New York has the third-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (3.35).

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers are among the highest scoring teams in the majors, ranking second with 163 total runs this season.

Texas has hit 34 homers this season, which ranks ninth in the majors.

The Rangers rank eighth in MLB with a .256 team batting average.

Texas ranks 12th with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.

The Rangers average the 13th-most strikeouts per nine innings (nine) in the league this season.

Texas has pitched to a 3.48 ERA this season, which ranks seventh in baseball.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

Cortes gets the start for the Yankees, his sixth of the season. He is 3-1 with a 3.49 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 28 1/3 innings pitched.

Gleyber Torres has been key for New York with 22 hits, an OBP of .361 plus a slugging percentage of .433.

Aaron Judge leads New York in home runs with six and runs batted in with 14.

Anthony Rizzo leads New York with a .293 batting average while slugging five homers and driving in 13 runs.

DJ LeMahieu is batting .256 with an OBP of .323 and a slugging percentage of .453 this season.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

The Rangers’ Perez (3-1) will make his sixth start of the season.

Marcus Semien leads the Rangers with a team-high batting average of .278.

Adolis Garcia has shown off his power as he paces his team with seven home runs and 29 RBI.

Nate Lowe is hitting .252 with 10 doubles, three home runs and 11 walks.

Jonah Heim has five doubles, four home runs and 10 walks while batting .274.

Yankees and Rangers Injuries

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), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Lou Trivino: 60 Day IL (Elbow), 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), Jake Bauers: day-to-day (Knee)

Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jacob deGrom: 15 Day IL (Elbow), 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 vs. Rangers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Yankees 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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