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The New York Yankees will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter Andy Pettitte in this one. Lefthander Pettitte is 10-11 this season with a 3.88 ERA.
Pettitte's opponent in this one will be Brett Oberholtzer. The Astros lefthander has a 2.14 ERA to go along with a 4-4 record this season.
In their last action, New York was a 4-0 loser at home against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Houston, they were a 7-3 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -245 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York has lost 4 straight games.
Houston has lost 12 straight games.
New York: 82-77 SU
Houston: 51-108 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Houston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 0-10
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing Houston
NY Yankees are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
NY Yankees are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games at home
Houston is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing NY Yankees
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Houston home to NY Yankees, Saturday, September 28