New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros Prediction and Betting Odds
- Updated: June 27, 2015
New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros Prediction and Betting Odds. The 40-34 New York Yankees are set to take on the 43-33 Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas today June 27, 2015, first pitch is scheduled 4:10 PM
Moneylines: Yankees -125 / Astros +105
O/U: 7.5 runs
Pitching Match Up
New York: Masaniro Tanaka (4-3, 3.17 ERA)
Houston: Brett Oberholtzer (2-1, 2.81 ERA)
In their last games: In Game 2 of this 4 game series yesterday the Yankees beat the Astros 3-2.
The Yankees go into Houston for the 3rd game of a 4 game series. The 4-3 Masaniro Tanaka goes for the Yankees and the 2-1 Brett Oberholtzer goes for the Astros. The Yankees open at -125 as the road favorite with a line sitting at 7.5 runs. The Yankees have won 6 of their last 10 games and they are in 2nd place in the AL East only ½ game back of the Tampa Bay Rays. New York has one of the highest scoring team in the Majors ranking 2nd in runs scored while their team ERA only ranks 22nd. The Astros have lost 2 of their last 3 games, but they still sit atop the NL West with a 5 game lead over the Texas Rangers and L.A. Angels. Houston is a very balanced team that ranks 4th in runs scored and 9th in team ERA. These 2 teams have split the 2 games in this AL series.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
In the last 11 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Under 10 times.
The Yankees are 15-6 in their last 21 games against the Astros.
The Yankees are 8-3 in their last 11 games against the Astros in Houston.
This season the Astros are 24-15 at home and the Yankees are 19-20 on the road.
STRAIGHT UP / OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS
New York Yankees: 40-34 SU / O/U 40-31 / Run Line W/L 38-36
Houston Astros: 43-33 SU / O/U 36-37 / Run Line W/L 45-31
• NY is 2-5 in their last 7 road games.
• NY is 1-6 in their last 7 games as a road favorite.
• NY has an Under record of 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
• HOU is 4-1 in their last 5 home games.
• HOU is 7-0 in their last 7 games as a home underdog.
• HOU has an Under record of of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
[P] 06/10/2015 – Andrew Miller 15-day DL (6/10) ( Forearm )
[RF] 06/21/2015 – Mason Williams 15-day DL (6/20) ( Shoulder )
[SS] 06/24/2015 – Brendan Ryan 15-day DL (6/22) ( Back )
[P] 05/15/2015 – Chase Whitley 60-day DL (5/15) ( Elbow )
[CF] 05/20/2015 – Jacoby Ellsbury 15-day DL (5/20) ( Knee )
[CF] 05/30/2015 – Slade Heathcott 15-day DL (5/29) ( Quad )
[CF] 06/22/2015 – Jake Marisnick 15-day DL (6/19) ( Hamstring )
[P] 06/26/2015 – Chad Qualls 15-day DL (6/25) ( Neck )
[SS] 04/28/2015 – Jed Lowrie 60-day DL (4/28) ( Thumb )
[P] 04/17/2015 – Brad Peacock 15-day DL (4/14) ( Side )
[P] 05/29/2015 – Scott Feldman 15-day DL (5/27) ( Knee )
[P] 05/19/2015 – Samuel Deduno 15-day DL (5/14) ( Back )
Free MLB Pick
Masahiro Tanaka is coming off his worst start of the season after giving up 5 earned runs in in 5 innings in a 12-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees have lost their last 2 starts with him getting the start after winning their previous 5. Brett Oberholtzer gave up 2 earned runs in his last start in 5 innings in a 4-3 loss to the L.A. Angels. Houston had won their previous 2 games with him on the hill. Oberholtzer has allowed more than 2 earned runs in only 1 start this season and the Astros have won 7 of their last 10 home games when he has gotten the starting nod.
The Astros have great underdog home value with Oberholtzer on the hill and he will have another good outing leading the Astros to a win.