Hiroki Kuroda Yankees at Home vs Houston in MLB Clash
Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Odds
The New York Yankees battle the visiting Houston Astros on Tuesday in MLB betting action at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees will turn to Hiroki Kuroda and his 3-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Astros send Philip Humber (0-5) to the hill.
Bettors looking to back visiting Houston before the first pitch in this match found them as +-275-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.
The Yankees sit at No. 5 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Astros sit at an American League No. 14 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the American League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Astros average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the American League's No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 5.4 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Houston, they were a 9-1 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +210 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Astros enjoyed a 9-1 victory at the expense of the Yankees on Monday, with Lucas Harrell throwing 6 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing NY Yankees are 1-8
After a win are 5-5
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Houston are 8-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few Astros at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing Houston
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
Houston at NY Yankees, Wednesday, May 1