Astros vs Yankees Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 21

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On Thursday, a series opener is on the schedule, with the New York Yankees (64-28) visiting the Houston Astros (59-32) at 1:10 PM ET. The Astros will hand the ball to Cristian Javier (6-5), but the Yankees’ starter has not been announced yet.

At home, the Astros are favored to win on the moneyline (-125) over the Yankees (+104). The contest has a total set at 8.

Astros vs. Yankees Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-125)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -112, Under: -109)

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When, Where, at What Time is Astros vs. Yankees

  • Game Day: Thursday, July 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jason Castro 10 Day Injury List Knee
Yordan Alvarez 10 Day Injury List Hand
Michael Brantley 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Parker Mushinski 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Lance McCullers Jr. 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Josh James 60 Day Injury List Back
Blake Taylor 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Yankees Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Luis Severino 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Miguel Castro 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Ron Marinaccio 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Chad Green 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Domingo Germán 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Zack Britton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ben Rortvedt 60 Day Injury List Oblique
Stephen Ridings 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Astros and Yankees

The Astros lost 4-3 to the Athletics Thursday, with Rafael Montero (two innings, giving up one earned run on two hits while striking out one) on the hook for the loss. Jeremy Pena went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead the Astros offensively in the defeat.

The Yankees secured a 13-2 victory over the Red Sox Thursday. Tim Locastro (3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI) led the way offensively, while Gerrit Cole got the win on the mound after going seven innings, giving up two earned runs on four hits while striking out 12.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have entered the game as favorites 75 times this season and won 52, or 69.3%, of those games. Houston has a record of 45-20, a 69.2% win rate, when favored by -125 or more by oddsmakers this season. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 55.6% chance of a victory for the Astros. Games involving Houston have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 32 of 91 chances this season. The Astros are 47-44-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Tucker 85 .252 (81) .344 (52) .475 (38) 5.2% (18) 16.2% (41) 12.4% (15)
Alex Bregman 88 .238 (112) .357 (33) .408 (90) 2.9% (83) 13.1% (14) 14.1% (6)
Jose Altuve 74 .275 (44) .368 (19) .518 (14) 5.3% (16) 15.8% (36) 11.1% (38)
Yuli Gurriel 83 .238 (112) .289 (137) .391 (109) 2.2% (107) 13.2% (15) 5.8% (132)
Jeremy Pena 71 .263 (64) .310 (107) .454 (50) 4.6% (29) 24.3% (112) 4.9% (146)

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

The Yankees have won in four of the five contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. New York has a win-loss record of 4-1 when favored by +104 or worse by oddsmakers this year. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Yankees have a 49% chance of pulling out a win. New York’s games have gone over the total in 45 of their 92 opportunities. The Yankees are 45-47-0 against the spread in their 92 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 89 .284 (34) .364 (25) .618 (2) 8.5% (1) 25.8% (129) 11.4% (33)
Anthony Rizzo 86 .221 (133) .341 (57) .495 (21) 6.1% (9) 17.7% (55) 11.9% (21)
DJ LeMahieu 84 .279 (36) .383 (12) .403 (94) 2.2% (107) 12.6% (12) 13.4% (9)
Giancarlo Stanton 76 .237 (115) .319 (94) .516 (16) 7.6% (3) 27.1% (136) 11.0% (40)
Gleyber Torres 82 .268 (56) .325 (82) .484 (27) 4.5% (31) 19.1% (69) 7.3% (98)

Astros vs. Yankees Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Yankees will pick up the victory in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (+104). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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