Houston Astros vs New York Yankees 05/04/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread
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Houston Astros vs New York Yankees 05/04/2021 – The New York Yankees are back on the chase as they progressed to the third spot in the AL East Division play. The Yankees will remain at home in this game to square off against Houston Astros from the Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. Houston is back in second place after winning consecutive games. The Astros are now trailing the Oakland Athletics in the AL West Division play. The MLB baseball betting tips have predicted a winner for this game based on the odds and lines of each team. Bettors have been able to place their bets as these teams open a three-game series.
Houston Astros vs New York Yankees 05/04/2021
Houston Astros will enter this game holding a 15-13 record on the season. The Astros are two games ahead of the .500 mark after defeating the Bay Rays in their last series with a 2-1 record. On Sunday, the Astros gave up five runs and scored four in return. Starting pitcher Cristian Javier gave up three earned with four Ks and two walks in a span of five innings. Houston will bring in Zack Greinke to the mound as their starter in this game. Greinke has 27 strikeouts with an ERA of 3.44 in a span of 36 plus innings.
Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 27, AB 106, R 16, H 30, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 13, TB 49, BB 8, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.462, OPS 0.798, WAR 0), K. Tucker LF (GP 28, AB 101, R 13, H 19, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 15, TB 37, BB 8, SO 21, SB 2, AVG 0.188, OBP 0.248, SLG 0.366, OPS 0.614, WAR 0).
New York Yankees
The Yankees took to a bad start this season, but they managed to make up for their loss and are now sitting at the .500 mark. New York is holding a 14-14 record on the season as they trail the Blue Jays in second. In their last series, the Yankees swept the Detroit Tigers and are all set to building on their three-game winning streak. On Sunday, the Yankees defeated the Tigers with a final score of 2-0. Taking the mound as their starter in Domingo German with 19 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.05 in 20 innings pitched.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 26, AB 104, R 16, H 28, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 6, TB 36, BB 14, SO 18, SB 1, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.356, SLG 0.346, OPS 0.702, WAR 0.3), G. Torres SS (GP 26, AB 98, R 8, H 24, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 7, TB 29, BB 13, SO 19, SB 1, AVG 0.245, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.296, OPS 0.629, WAR 0.7).
Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Betting Numbers
Houston is 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
New York Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Yankees’ last 14 games.
Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Betting Picks
Both teams are known for their offensive skills, but the best baseball bookmaker favors the Astros to win this game and cover the spread. The Yankees seem to be struggling to get past some of the tough teams and they still have room for improvement. Back the Astros to win their series opener.
Score Prediction: Astros 4, Yankees 2.