At the onset of Aaron Boone’s tenure as Yankees manager were the demands of advancing in the post season. Joe Girardi served as New York manager from 2008-2017 and won the 2009 World Series. However, his last few years ended in playoff failure. Yankees management believed that those post season failures were proof that things were stale. Boone did no better than Girardi with the post season MLB game lines. While that is true Boone got a first-year pass. This year the Yankees have the look of a team that can go all the way.
Houston Astros at New York Yankees
|Date and Time:||Saturday, June 22, 2019, 7:15 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Yankee Stadium, New York|
|Astros vs. Yankees TV Coverage:||FOX|
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Astros Yankees Overview
Following a hot start with the MLB game lines the Yankees have cooled off somewhat. New York is 44-27 which is good for first place in the American League East. Now the Yankees rank fifth for runs scored and eight for earned run average. Tampa Bay has been right on New York’s heels all year. By contrast the Astros have been solidly in the black this season. Houston is 48-25 to lead the American League West. MLB rankings have them ninth for runs scored and fourth for ERA.
Astros Probable Starter and Bullpen
Left hander Wade Miley (6-4, 1.19 WHIP, 3.39 ERA) will start for Houston. Correlate the Astros fourth ranked bullpen. Roberto Osuna has 17 saves and a 2.08 ERA.
Yankees Probable Starter and Bullpen
Concurrently right hander Masahiro Tanaka (5-5, 1.10 WHIP, 3.23 ERA) goes for the Yankees. New York ranks seventh for bullpen ERA. They have won Tanaka’s last two starts.
Houston and New York Betting Trends
In comparison to most teams the Astros are a strong sportsbook online play on the road. Houston has won 13 of their last 15 games away from home. Four of their last five in that role went over the total. In the same way the Yankees have been a strong play at home. New York has won 13 of their last 18 games at Yankee Stadium. And 10 of their last 14 home matchups have gone under the total.
Astros vs. Yankees Head to Head vs. Spread
Late on the Yankees have had the edge in their matchup with Houston. New York has won eight of their last 15 games against the Astros. Only one of the last five games between these teams have gone under the total. Yankee Stadium has provided even more of an edge to New York. To show the Yankees have won five of their last six at home tilts against the Astros. Only two of the last six between these teams at Yankee Stadium went under the total.
Matchup to Watch
As has been noted the Yankees have an MLB game lines matchup advantage at Yankee Stadium. Gary Sanchez leads a powerful lineup with 20 home runs. Additionally, Luke Voit has added 17 round trippers.
Astros vs. Yankees MLB Game Lines Odds Picks
In this situation the Yankees are the better pick.
Astros vs. Yankees MLB Game Lines Online Pick: New York Yankees
Astros vs. Yankees MLB game Lines Online Score Prediction: Yankees 4, Astros 1
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