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Poor pitching spoils a big offensive night as the Yankees drop rubber-match in Texas

A rough night for Yankees pitching spoiled another offensive outburst, as the Rangers picked up a 12-10 win on Wednesday night in Arlington. Wednesday also marks the first time that the Yankees have lost a series since they lost two out of three against the Red Sox at Fenway in early April. Despite the loss, the offense continues to roll. The Yankees totaled 14 hits and four home runs in the losing effort.

BBB Betting Tips: Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels (4/28)

Back-to-back BBBetting wins, and it looks like we are back on track. Tonight presents multiple opportunities, but with tee-ball Tanaka on the ball, there really is only one choice.

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New York Yankees @ Los Angeles Angels (04/28)

Masahiro Tanaka (3-2, 4.97 ERA) vs. Garrett Richards (3-0, 3.46 ERA)

The line movement for tonight’s game has been fascinating to watch. The money line opened with the Angels and Yankees at -110, which ultimately means the game is a pickem. To see who was favored you really had to dive into the spread, where the Angels were “technically” favored since they have the -1.5 spread (though they were listed as not likely with +175) and the Yankees were underdogs at +1.5 (but adversely were favored big time at -210). After an extra inning game it was clear nobody knew who was going to win. 

With even the book makers unable to pick a winner, it is safer to look at the over/under. Today’s over under and its trending is down-right blasphemous. The game opened at a shockingly low 8.5, and has dropped an entire run to 7.5. Did they forget tee-ball Tanaka was on the mound? Even with a bounce back game his last start, the Yankees still hit the over. It’s like peanut butter and jelly, just a combination made in heaven.  

Logically, with this being an entirely gut pick, we should look other areas. Grab a profitable Yankee line perhaps, or see if a +1.5 Yankee spread is still out there, but what fun is that? Masahiro Tanaka and the over, go grab it. 

Final Call: Over 7.5 (-110)

Article by: Dylan Farrell