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Houston Astros at New York Yankees Betting Odds and Pick

Houston Astros


New York Yankees
Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees will look to improve on a 63-61 record when they take on the Houston Astros, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

Brandon McCarthy will take the mound for the New York Yankees, and he'll carry a 7-12 record into the contest. Dallas Keuchel gets the ball for the Houston Astros; he's 10-8 so far this season.

Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line

New York was a -156 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.9-3.6 victory 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

63-61 New York battles the Astros, currently with a 54-73 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Houston injuries news.

The New York Yankees vs Houston Astros odds would favor the Astros if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Houston is at No. 8.

How Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has baseball's No. 20-rated offensive output, at 8.53 hits per game. The Houston Astros average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 26 on the list.

Houston brings the No. 27-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees's No. 21-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Houston was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on Houston at +195 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Astros enjoyed a 5-2 victory at the expense of the Yankees on Wednesday, with Scott Feldman throwing 6 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Houston Astros vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games on the road
NY Yankees is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Cleveland, Friday, August 22nd
New York home to Chicago, Friday, August 22nd