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April 29, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Odds

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Yankee Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the New York Yankees and the visiting Houston Astros on Monday.

For the Yankees, Andy Pettitte gets the ball, charged with keeping the Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Lucas Harrell, 2-2 on the year.

View Houston vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were +-225 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 5-ranked Yankees and the American League No. 14-rated Astros in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.6 per game. By contrast, the Astros are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the American League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.

Houston lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Red Sox on April 28. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -210 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Astros endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Sunday, with Bud Norris throwing 6 innings of 9-hit ball at Fenway Park.

The Yankees were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +104 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. New York rolled to a 3-2 win against Toronto on Sunday, as Philip Hughes and the Yankees' bats led the team to victory at Yankee Stadium.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 6-3
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Astros at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Houston
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston

Next up:
Houston at NY Yankees, Tuesday, April 30