Yankees vs. Astros Prediction

New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros, 10/13/19 Prediction & Odds

The Houston Astros suffered a rare home shutout last night in Game 1 of the ALCS at the hands of the New York Yankees. Can Houston rebound tonight to even the series at a game apiece?

Game Snapshot

907 New York Yankees at 908 Houston Astros

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Minute Maid Park at 8:08PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Astros are a -158 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Yankees are a +148 underdog, while the total is set at 7.5 runs. As of Sunday morning, 59 percent of public bets are coming in on host Houston. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for up-to-date info.

Tanaka, Torres guide Yankees to win

New York won in 7-0 shutout fashion Saturday night in Game 1 of the ALCS at Houston. Masahiro Tanaka was masterful on the mound as he gave up only one hit with four strikeouts and one walk over six innings to post the win. Gleyber Torres led the Yankees offensively as he went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double and five RBIs. D.J. LeMahieu ended the night 2-for-4 with a walk and three runs scored. Giancarlo Stanton and Gio Urshela were both 2-for-4 with a solo home run. James Paxton will start tonight after allowing three earned runs on five hits with eight strikeouts and one walk over 4 2/3 innings in a 10-4 win over Minnesota in Game 1 of the ALDS. 

Astros shut down in Game 1

Houston only managed three hits Saturday night as it fell 7-0 at home against New York in Game 1 of the ALCS. Kyle Tucker paced the Astros offense as he finished 1-for-2, while Jose Altuve ended the game 1-for-3. Michael Brantley was 1-for-4. Zack Greinke took the loss as he surrendered three earned runs on seven hits with six strikeouts and no walks over six innings. Justin Verlander will start tonight for Houston after allowing four earned runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and three walks over 3 2/3 innings on short rest in Game 4 of the ALDS at Tampa Bay as the Astros lost 4-1. 

MLB Betting Trends

New York

The Yankees are 66-32 in their last 98 games overall. New York is 6-0 in the last six Paxton road starts.


The Astros are 21-5 in their last 26 Sunday games. Houston is 5-1 in the last six Verlander home starts.


I'm actually surprised this line isn't wider. Verlander is coming off a poor outing on short rest, but he's also Justin Verlander and I fully expect him to have a good outing here. Paxton is in a bad spot here as the Astros feast on lefties and are hungry to get something done after all the goose eggs yesterday. This just seems like a great bounceback spot for a team that was absolutely dominant at home this season. I'm taking Houston tonight.




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