New York Yankees vs Houston Astros MLB Betting Prediction

MLB New York Yankees vs Houston Astros Prediction 3/30/2024

The Houston Astros are playing for the first time this season while the New York Yankees are coming off a win. The Yankees are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Astros are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Astros. First pitch is set for 7:15 ET.

Yankees vs Astros

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The Yankees and Astros wrapped up their series with a game that saw the Yankees pull away late for a 7-1 win. Heading into the game, the Astros were a slight favorite at -123 on the money line.

Carlos Rodon got the start for the Yankees and went 4 1/3 innings, giving up just one earned run. However, he didn’t factor into the decision, as Luke Weaver picked up the win out of the bullpen. As for the Astros, Tayler Scott took the loss.

Giancarlo Stanton went deep for the Yankees, while both Oswaldo Cabrera and Juan Soto had three RBIs apiece. The Astros only run came in the 1st inning, while the Yankees didn’t get on the board until the 7th inning when they scored twice.

Marcus Stroman Gets The Start For The Yankees

Marcus Stroman is coming off a season in which he made 25 starts and finished with a record of 10-9. His ERA for the season was 3.95, and he finished with a WHIP of 1.26. Stroman’s batting average allowed was .224, and he allowed a total of nine home runs. For the season, he had 15 quality starts and finished with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.3.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

If you’re looking at the Yankees’ player props today, Aaron Judge has the 3rd highest total hits projection on the team, but he does have the highest home run projection for the Yankees and the 2nd highest in the league today. Gleyber Torres has the top total hits projection on the team and the 26th best in the league. His home run projection is 12th in the league. Juan Soto is 2nd in terms of total hits and home run projections for the Yankees, and his home run projection is 6th best in the league today.

Hunter Brown Gets The Start For The Astros

Coming off a season in which he made 29 starts and 31 appearances, Hunter Brown will look to improve on his 11-13 record and 5.09 ERA. Last season, he made two starts against the Yankees, going 1-1 with a 3.25 ERA. For the season, Brown allowed 26 home runs and posted a WHIP of 1.36. His FIP for the season was 4.37, and he averaged 10.29 strikeouts per nine innings. Brown’s walk rate for the season was 3.18 per nine innings.

Astros Offense Breakdown

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If you are looking for some Astros player prop bets, we have some projections for a few players. For hits, Jose Altuve has the highest projection on the team and 24th in the league today. Yordan Alvarez has the 2nd highest hits projection on the team. In terms of home runs, Yordan Alvarez has the best odds on the team and 7th in the league. Yainer Diaz has the 2nd best odds on the team and 10th in the league.


Yankees vs Astros Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Yankees vs. Astros game is to take the Astros on the money line at -134. We have the Astros winning this one by a score of 6-5. With the over/under sitting at 9.5 runs, we do like the over, but with our predicted score being a push, we recommend sticking with the Astros on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Marcus Stroman is projected to finish with just four strikeouts, which is the third worst among today’s starters. As for Hunter Brown, we have him finishing with five K’s, and the Astros finishing with the second fewest strikeouts as a team today.

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