Bet on New York Yankees games | Yankees Odds, Picks & Predictions

As the second half of the season ends, the New York Yankees (46-42) will sweep the Houston Astros (54-56) in three games. The first pitch is at 2:10 p.m. ET at Minute Maid Park (on TBS). Let’s look at BetMGM Sportsbook’s odds of the Yankees vs. Astros matchup with MLB picks.

Season series: Yankees lead 4-1.

In the second game of this series, New York had three hits shutouts. RHP Gerrit Cole struck 12 out in Saturday’s complete game 1-0 win. This came just one day after Houston was dominated by four hurlers.

RHP Jameson Taylor is the Yankees’ projected starting pitcher on Sunday. He is currently 4-4 with a 5.05 ERA (76 1/3 IP, 43 ER), 1.30 WHIP and 9.6 K/9 in 16 starts.

Last outing: Win 7 IP, 1 E, 4 H and 1 BB in a 12-1 win at Seattle Mariners Tuesday

Career vs. Astros – 0-1, 2.25 ERA (8IP, 2 ER), 8 H, 1 BB and 8 K in one start, a 3-1 loss at home with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2016.

Houston’s LHP Framber Valdez will start. He is 5-1 and has a 2.86 ERA (50/3 IP, 16 ER), 1.17 WHIP. 8.4 K/9, and 2.9 BB/9 from 8 starts.

Last outing: 5 IP, 6 R and 5 ER 10 H. 2 BB, 6K vs. visiting Oakland A’s on Tuesday. Astros won 9-6

Career vs. Yankees – 0-1, 13.50 ERA (3/3 IP, 5 ER), 3 H, 3 BB and 3 K in 1 Start, a 10-6 road loss in 2019

Astros at Yankees odds, lines and picks, as well as prediction

MLB odds courtesy BetMGM. Access USA TODAY Sports to see a complete list. Last update at 9:20 AM. ET.

Astros -145 (bet $145 to win $100)

Astros -1.5 (+135)

U: -105)

Prediction

Astros 5, Yankees 2.

Moneyline (ML)

To WIN 1 UNIT, return to HOUSTON (-155) Valdez has been at home 10-3 since his debut in 2018, including 2-0 in 4 starts and 3-1 in each previous season.

When Valdez is on his mound, the Astros win almost every time. They are currently 6-2 in Valdez’s 8 starts and 7-4 in his 11 previous starts.

Taillon may be on a 3-game winning streak but the Yankees are only 7-9 in 16 of his starts this season. He’s also 1-3 on the road and 1-2 away in 2020.

Last Updated on October 2, 2021

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