Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Betting Odds & Game Analysis | July 21


By Claudio Fortuna | July 21, 2022 12:53 PM

The New York Yankees visit the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, taking the field at 1:10pm ET on Thursday July 21st, 1:10pm ET. The New York Yankees are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros.

Houston and New York Betting Info

  • Each of the Yankees’ last seven games against American League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Astros have won each of their last 10 games against American League opponents following a loss.

New York Yankees Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .246
Team OBP .331
AVG Runs Scored 5.4
Team ERA 3.08
Team WHIP 1.08
Starters ERA 3.20
Starters WHIP 1.04

Key Players for New York

  • John Patrick Sears: 1.42 ERA, 6.63 K/9, 0.95 WHIP
  • Jameson Taillon: 3.86 ERA, 7.35 K/9, 1.13 WHIP
  • Clayton Holmes: 1.31 ERA, 9.59 K/9, 0.87 WHIP
  • Aaron Judge: .284 Batting Avg, .364 OBP, .618 SLG, .982 OPS, 74 Runs
  • Gleyber Torres: .268 Batting Avg, .325 OBP, .484 SLG, .809 OPS, 44 Runs
  • Giancarlo Stanton: .237 Batting Avg, .319 OBP, .516 SLG, .835 OPS, 40 Runs
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa: .271 Batting Avg, .318 OBP, .325 SLG, .643 OPS, 41 Runs
  • Aaron Hicks: .236 Batting Avg, .361 OBP, .352 SLG, .713 OPS, 35 Runs
  • David LeMahieu: .279 Batting Avg, .383 OBP, .403 SLG, .786 OPS, 56 Runs
  • Joshua Donaldson: .224 Batting Avg, .310 OBP, .390 SLG, .700 OPS, 30 Runs
  • Anthony Rizzo: .224 Batting Avg, .343 OBP, .498 SLG, .841 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Jose Trevino: .251 Batting Avg, .299 OBP, .415 SLG, .714 OPS, 23 Runs

Houston Astros Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .239
Team OBP .318
AVG Runs Scored 4.4
Team ERA 2.98
Team WHIP 1.10
Starters ERA 3.15
Starters WHIP 1.09

Key Players for Houston

  • Luis Garcia: 3.65 ERA, 9.54 K/9, 1.06 WHIP
  • Thomas Pressly: 2.89 ERA, 10.29 K/9, 0.93 WHIP
  • Brandon Bielak: 1.29 ERA, 7.71 K/9, 1.00 WHIP
  • Martín Maldonado: .167 Batting Avg, .235 OBP, .333 SLG, .568 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Yulieski Gurriel: .238 Batting Avg, .289 OBP, .391 SLG, .680 OPS, 31 Runs
  • Chas McCormick: .223 Batting Avg, .311 OBP, .399 SLG, .710 OPS, 24 Runs
  • Jeremy Peña: .263 Batting Avg, .310 OBP, .454 SLG, .764 OPS, 38 Runs
  • Jacob Meyers: .243 Batting Avg, .289 OBP, .357 SLG, .646 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Jose Altuve: .275 Batting Avg, .368 OBP, .518 SLG, .886 OPS, 49 Runs
  • Aledmys Díaz: .233 Batting Avg, .292 OBP, .367 SLG, .659 OPS, 20 Runs
  • Kyle Tucker: .252 Batting Avg, .344 OBP, .475 SLG, .819 OPS, 40 Runs
  • Alexander Bregman: .238 Batting Avg, .356 OBP, .408 SLG, .764 OPS, 46 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Astros and Yankees, the Astros won three times and the Yankees won twice. Their most recent matchup on June 30, 2022 ended 2-1 with the Houston Astros taking the win.

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