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Nathan Eovaldi, Vincent Velasquez Take Mound in New York Yankees vs Houston Astros Tilt

The Houston Astros get a visit from the New York Yankees in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

New York puts its faith in starter Nathan Eovaldi to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-2. Getting the ball for the Houston Astros is Vincent Velasquez, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 4.15 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Houston sat as -113 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-5.2 win for the Astros on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

43-32 Houston battles the Yankees, currently with a 39-34 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 4 and the New York Yankees at No. 15 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting New York Yankees rank No. 7 at 9.04 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 26 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by D Keuchel in a losing cause, 4-0, against Houston on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 8 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 14 games
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Houston, Saturday, June 27th