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MLB Odds with Pick - Houston Astros vs New York Yankees

The visiting Houston Astros hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to pick up a win at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees.

The New York Yankees will rely on Michael Pineda to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Collin McHugh will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Michael Pineda is 9-7 this season, and Collin McHugh is 13-7.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the New York Yankees as -148 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5-4.9 win for the Yankees. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Yankees sport a record of 69-56 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 70-57 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Yankees at No. 10 and the Houston Astros at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 2-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4.31 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (8.06 per nine innings).

Defensively, Houston features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.89 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 at home, scoring 4.92 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston ran up the score in their last game on Tuesday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 15-1 victory against New York.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
  • Houston is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Houston's last 20 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of NY Yankees's last 22 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Minnesota, Friday, August 28th
New York at Atlanta, Friday, August 28th

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