Astros vs. Yankees MLB Prediction

Astros vs. Yankees, 5/4/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The Astros and Yankees open a new series in the Bronx on Tuesday night when Zack Greinke opposes Domingo German in the pitching matchup at 7:05 p.m. ET. Will the Yankees cash or is there a better play on the board?

Game Snapshot

915 Houston Astros (-105) at 916 New York Yankees (-115); o/u 8.5

7:05 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Yankee Stadium, New York, NY

Houston Astros DFS Spin

Yordan Alvarez crushed a solo homer on Sunday in the Astros' loss to the Rays. Alvarez snapped a 13-game homerless drought with a towering 424-foot solo homer to right-center field -- his third round-tripper of the season -- off righty Michael Wacha in the fourth inning. He also singled to record his fourth multi-hit effort in his last seven games. The 23-year-old middle-of-the-order masher owns a robust .313/.360/.550 triple-slash line with 14 runs scored, three homers and 15 RBI across 89 plate appearances. They weren't able to pull out a victory in this one, but the Astros have been on a roll lately, winning eight of their last 11 games, dating back to April 22.

New York Yankees DFS Spin

Aroldis Chapman twirled a perfect ninth inning on Sunday, preserving a two-run lead against the Tigers to record his sixth save of the season. Chapman was summoned to protect a two-run lead after Corey Kluber tossed eight shutout frames to open the contest. The 33-year-old flame-throwing lefty got Robbie Grossman to line out to center field and whiffed both Jeimer Candelario and Miguel Cabrera to end the contest. He's scattered two hits with a sublime 24/3 K/BB ratio over 10 shutout innings this season.

Astros vs. Yankees Betting Prediction

The Astros are 4-9 in their last 13 games in New York, are 2-8 in their last 10 games after allowing five runs or more in their previous game and are 1-7 in their last eight games when their opponent allows two runs or less in their previous game. The Yankees, meanwhile, are 5-1 in their last six games overall, are 5-1 in their last six games as a favorite and are 77-30 in their last 107 games as a home favorite.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: NEW YORK YANKEES -115

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