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New York Yankees vs Houston Astros 07/10/2021 Forecast, Baseball Betting and Analysis
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New York Yankees vs Houston Astros 07/10/2021 – It turns out that the Yankees are pushing forward in the AL East after being stuck at the fourth spot. New York defeated Houston in their series opener and they look forward to continuing their success. Despite their loss, the Houston Astros remain at the top of the AL West Division play and they continue to stay ahead of the Athletics. The Yankees are three games above the .500 mark as are a few games away from the third spot. The sports gambling website is back in favor of New York to win this second game and cover the spread.
New York Yankees vs Houston Astros 07/10/2021
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees smashed four runs in their last game and restricted Houston to nothing. New York is now holding a 45-42 record on the season. Gerrit Cole will take the mound to pitch against his former teammates in this game. Cole will need to improvise his skills against a powerful Houston squad. Overall, Cole is holding an ERA of 2.91 in a span of 105 innings. New York will have their powerful bats ready to support Cole on the mound.
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), 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 3.1).
Houston was expected to win their opener against the Yankees, but the Astros were unable to do much from the plate with Jordan Montgomery as their opposite pitcher. The Astros are turning Zack Grienke to the mound as their starter. Grienke is holding an ERA of 3.64 in a span of 111.1 innings pitched. Houston has one of the best batting units, but they are up against one of the top pitchers in the majors.
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 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games.
New York Yankees vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Both teams have strong hitters at the plate, but the starting pitchers are what determines the winner of this game. Experts bet on baseball have turned against the Astros to get past the Yankees in this game.
Score Prediction: Yankees 5, Astros 1.