Baseball odds preview - New York vs. Houston


New York Yankees

Houston Astros
83-77 September 28, 2013, 07:10 PM | Minute Maid Park 51-109



The visiting Yankees hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Minute Maid Park against the Houston Astros.

The Astros will turn to Paul Clemens and his 4-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Yankees send Andy Pettitte (10-11) to the hill.

View New York Yankees vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting New York before the first pitch in this match found them as -161-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

It's a baseball betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Astros and the league No. 18-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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New York won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Astros on September 27. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 3-2 final on Friday in support of Adam Warren at Minute Maid Park.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Yankees rank No. 27 at 8.13 hits per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 28 ranking in that category.

New York brings the No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros's No. 30-ranked defense.

A few Yankees at Astros trends to consider:
NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games


Next up:
New York at Houston, Sunday, September 29th
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