New York Yankees vs Houston Astros 07/09/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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New York Yankees vs Houston Astros 07/09/2021 – The Yankees fail to keep their consistency after dropping their last game against the Mariners. New York is stuck at the fourth spot in the AL East Division play as they continue to trail the Blue Jays. Houston, on the other hand, is dominating the AL West Division play and they remain four-plus games ahead of the Athletics. Experts betting on baseball have predicted the Astros to win this game and cover the spread with the help of their powerful batting and pitching units. Houston will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat against Oakland.
New York Yankees vs Houston Astros 07/09/2021
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees gave up four runs to Seattle and scored nothing in return. New York won 44 games and dropped 42 in return. The Yankees are two games ahead of the .500 mark. From the plate, they are touching an average of .238 with 358 runs in total. New York is holding a team ERA of 3.82 with a WHIP of 1.19. Nestor Cortez will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The Yankees are probably trying something new with Cortez. The odds are slipping away for Aaron Boone and his pack and the postseason is looking way too slim.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 82, AB 330, R 46, H 89, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 34, TB 121, BB 38, SO 56, SB 2, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.347, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.713, WAR 1.1), A. Judge RF (GP 81, AB 299, R 49, H 85, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 46, TB 157, BB 44, SO 87, SB 1, AVG 0.284, OBP 0.377, SLG 0.525, OPS 0.902, WAR 3.2).
The Astros are 20 games ahead of the .500 mark as they hold a 54-34 record on the season. Houston has been a powerhouse in batting with 487 runs in total. The Astros are holding a batting clip of .273. As a whole team, Houston holds an ERA of 3.61 with a 1.18 WHIP. Jake Odorizzi will take the nod for the Astros in this game. Odorizzi holds an ERA of 3.70 with a 3-3 record on the season. Against the Yankees, Odorizzi is 7-9 with an ERA of 4.71 and 93 Ks in total.
Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 82, AB 306, R 61, H 88, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 16, RBI 52, TB 156, BB 47, SO 63, SB 0, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.385, SLG 0.51, OPS 0.895, WAR 4), J. Altuve 2B (GP 75, AB 305, R 64, H 86, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 19, RBI 52, TB 153, BB 42, SO 56, SB 4, AVG 0.282, OBP 0.366, SLG 0.502, OPS 0.868, WAR 3.2).
New York Yankees vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees’ last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
New York Yankees vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The online betting website has turned against the Yankees to win this game and cover. Back Houston to take out the Yankees with ease and rebound from their last success with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Astros 6, Yankees 3.