The New York Yankees are playing host to the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the ALCS. The visiting Astros currently hold a 2-1 lead in the series, and the action will be nationally televised on Fox Sports One. The opening pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 8:08 p.m. ET.
Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees Odds
Behind a team slash line of .217/.287/.373, Houston has averaged 3.3 runs scored through eight postseason games. New York is hitting .255/.349/.447 and the team has managed 5.5 runs during this year’s playoffs.
The Yankees bullpen (9.3 K/9) has registered an ERA of 2.20 and a WHIP of 1.08 this postseason, while Astros relievers (10.4 K/9) have performed significantly worse with a 4.43 ERA and 1.61 WHIP.
Outfielder Michael Brantley and first baseman Yuli Gurriel continue to lead Houston’s hitters. Brantley is hitting .308/.368/.494 with 23 home runs, 91 RBIs and 92 runs scored. Gurriel (.295/.340/.527) has produced 31 homers, 109 RBIs and 86 runs scored.
Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres have paced the Yankees’ batters this year. LeMahieu is hitting .328/.376/.518 with 27 home runs, 106 RBIs and 117 runs scored, and Torres has put up a line of .284/.343/.553 with 41 homers, 100 RBIs and 103 runs.
The Astros are coming off a 4-1 victory in Game 3 of this series.
Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – Astros, O/U – OVER
Houston has logged 11 extra-base hits over its last five contests. New York has 14 XBH over its last five.
Houston fielders have committed two errors over the last 10 games, compared to eight errors for New York over its last 10.
The Astros have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games. The Yankees have hit 17 over their last 10.