Yankees vs Astros Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jul 21

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The New York Yankees () visit Minute Maid Park to take on the Houston Astros () on Thursday, July 21, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 6:40pm EDT in Houston.

The are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at ().

The Yankees vs Astros Over/Under is total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Yankees are 64-28 against the spread (ATS), while the Astros are 47-44 ATS.

Yankees vs. Astros Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Yankees O
Astros U

Yankees vs Astros Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Yankees will win Thursday‘s matchup with 64.8% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Yankees and Astros and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Yankees Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Yankees players for Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Josh Donaldson has hit the Hits Over in 24 of his last 29 away games (+13.35 Units / 21% ROI)
  • Gleyber Torres has hit the Total Bases Over in 17 of his last 25 away games (+11.50 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Gleyber Torres has hit the Runs Over in 16 of his last 23 away games (+11.40 Units / 47% ROI)

Best Astros Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Astros players for Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Jose Altuve has hit the Hits Over in 24 of his last 32 games at home (+12.50 Units / 18% ROI)
  • Kyle Tucker has hit the RBIs Over in 20 of his last 37 games (+12.45 Units / 34% ROI)
  • Yordan Alvarez has hit the Total Bases Over in 12 of his last 15 games at home (+9.05 Units / 56% ROI)

Astros vs Yankees Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aledmys Diaz 0.5 +525 0.5 -1200
Alex Bregman 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Chas McCormick 0.5 +550 0.5 -1400
Jeremy Pena 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Jose Altuve 0.5 +400 0.5 -750

Astros vs Yankees Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aledmys Diaz 0.5 -190 0.5 +135
Alex Bregman 0.5 -200 0.5 +135
Chas McCormick 0.5 -150 0.5 +105
Jose Altuve 0.5 -225 0.5 +155
Kyle Tucker 1.5 +185 1.5 -275

Astros vs Yankees RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aledmys Diaz 0.5 +180 0.5 -275
Alex Bregman 0.5 +160 0.5 -250
Chas McCormick 0.5 +210 0.5 -350
Jeremy Pena 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Jose Altuve 0.5 +185 0.5 -275

Astros vs Yankees Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Cristian Javier 6.5 -150 6.5 +105
Jordan Montgomery 4.5 +115 4.5 -165
  • The New York Yankees have hit the Moneyline in 59 of their last 82 games (+19.65 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the Game Total Over in 10 of their last 11 games (+9.00 Units / 75% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 22 of their last 38 games (+4.40 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 9 of their last 16 away games (+1.80 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have covered the Run Line in 21 of their last 40 away games (+1.00 Units / 2% ROI)
  • The Houston Astros have hit the Game Total Under in 54 of their last 89 games (+19.65 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Houston Astros have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 51 of their last 78 games (+19.15 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Houston Astros have hit the Moneyline in 52 of their last 75 games (+13.75 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Houston Astros have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 16 of their last 20 games at home (+12.70 Units / 59% ROI)
  • The Houston Astros have covered the Run Line in 40 of their last 72 games (+7.40 Units / 9% ROI)

Yankees Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Yankees have gone 45-47 against the Run Line (-2.5 Units / -2.36% ROI).

  • 64-28 when betting on the Moneyline for +16.25 Units / 9.43% ROI
  • 44-45 when betting on the total runs Over for -5.6 Units / -5.51% ROI
  • 45-44 when betting on the total runs Under for -3.1 Units / -3.06% ROI

Astros Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Yankees have gone 47-44 against the Run Line (+3.05 Units / 2.84% ROI).

  • 59-32 when betting on the Moneyline for +9.25 Units / 6.12% ROI
  • 32-55 when betting on the total runs Over for -27.4 Units / -27.54% ROI
  • 55-32 when betting on the total runs Under for +19.65 Units / 19.46% ROI

15 of Nestor Cortes’ breaking pitch strikeouts are backdoor on breaking pitches this season — 2nd most among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: nan — 98th Percentile.

Nestor Cortes has thrown his slider 58% of the time (579/1,006) in non-two strike counts this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 24% — 100th Percentile.

Nestor Cortes has thrown his slider 60% of the time (230/380) on the first pitch of at-bats this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% — 100th Percentile.

Nestor Cortes has thrown his slider 63% of the time (159/253) when he’s behind in the count this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 22% — 100th Percentile.

Luis Garcia: Astros Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

45 of Luis Garcia’s 94 strikeouts (48%) have come on cutters this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 45 total IP; League Avg: 4% — 100th Percentile.

Cristian Javier has a strikeout rate of 49% (31 SO in 63 PAs) this month (3 games) — best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% — 100th Percentile.

Cristian Javier has a first-pitch strike rate of just 48% (463/956) since the start of 2020 — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 156 total IP; League Avg: 62% — 0 Percentile.

Hitters have swung at 38% of Cristian Javier’s non-fastballs (480/1,272) since the start of last season — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 126 total IP; League Avg: 48% — 0 Percentile.

Yankees Keys to the Game vs. the Astros

The Yankees are 7-16 (.304) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .116.

The Yankees are 37-12 (.755) at home this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .521.

The Yankees are 5-22 (.185) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .086.

The Yankees are 38-6 (.864) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .708.

Astros Keys to the Game vs. the Yankees

The Astros are 32-4 (.889) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .708.

The Astros are 53-9 (.855) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .703.

The Astros are 47-5 (.904) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 10th best in MLB; League Avg: .884.

The Astros are 9-4 (.692) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Yankees hitters have an OPS of 1.285 (667 PA’s) with the pitcher behind in the count this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 1.064.

Yankees hitters are slugging .445 this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .395.

Yankees hitters have an OPS of .566 (5,361 PA’s) with two-strikes since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .512.

Yankees hitters are slugging .319 with two-strikes this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .264.

Astros hitters have just 576 strikeouts in 3,112 PA’s (18%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Astros hitters have just 1,331 strikeouts in 6,579 PA’s (20%) against RHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

Astros hitters have put 40% of their swings in play with two-strikes since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 37%.

Astros hitters have an OBP of .267 (4,984 PA’s) with two-strikes since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .243.

Yankees pitchers have won 57% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings at home this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Yankees pitchers have a strikeout rate of 26% with runners in scoring position since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

In games when their opponents have scored three or more runs in an inning, the Yankees have have still managed to win 54% of the time this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

Yankees pitchers have walked 50 of 832 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Astros pitchers have a strikeout rate of 55% with two-strikes this month (16 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

Astros pitchers have a strikeout rate of 31% this month (16 games) — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

Astros pitchers have a strikeout rate of 46% with two-strikes this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

Astros pitchers have a strikeout rate of 25% this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Astros vs. Yankees Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Jason Castro (Astros): Knee, D10
  • Lance McCullers Jr. (Astros): Forearm, D60
  • Blake Taylor (Astros): Elbow, D60
  • Michael Brantley (Astros): Shoulder, D10
  • Joshua James (Astros): Lat, D60
  • Benjamin Rortvedt (Yankees): Oblique, D60
  • Domingo Germán (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Miguel Castro (Yankees): Shoulder, D15
  • Zachary Britton (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Ronald Marinaccio (Yankees): Shoulder, D15
  • Stephen Ridings (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Chad Green (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Luis Severino (Yankees): Lat, D15

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