Erik Bedard, David Phelps take mound in Yankees vs Astros tilt
Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Odds
The New York Yankees look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Astros arrive at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.
Erik Bedard gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Astros on this day; he's 0-2 on the season. The Yankees, meanwhile, will counter with David Phelps, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Yankees at No. 5 in the American League and the Astros at No. 14 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Astros are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.8 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the American League's No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 5.5 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.
Houston was a 7-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Yankees. They lost as +235 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Houston suffered a 7-4 loss against New York on Tuesday, as Philip Humber wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Yankee Stadium.
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Houston are 9-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Astros at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing Houston
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
Houston home to Detroit, Thursday, May 2
NY Yankees home to Oakland, Friday, May 3