The New York Yankees are taking on the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. The Stros currently own a 3-2 lead in the series, and this elimination matchup is slated to begin at 8:08 p.m. ET. It’s scheduled to be shown nationally on Fox Sports One.
New York Yankees at Houston Astros Odds
Behind a team slash line of .233/.326/.422, New York has averaged 5.0 runs scored through eight postseason games. Houston is hitting .210/.285/.353 and the team has put up 3.5 runs during this year’s playoffs.
The Astros bullpen has registered a postseason ERA of 4.18 and a WHIP of 1.46, while Yankees relievers have performed significantly better with a 2.27 ERA and 1.07 WHIP.
Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres continue to lead New York’s offense. LeMahieu is slashing .328/.377/.523 with 28 home runs, 107 RBIs and 118 runs scored. Torres (.282/.340/.548) is up to 41 homers, 100 RBIs and 104 runs scored.
Outfielder Michael Brantley and first baseman Yuli Gurriel have led the Astros’ batters this year. Brantley is hitting .308/.369/.492 with 23 home runs, 92 RBIs and 92 runs scored, and Gurriel’s line is .290/.335/.519 with 31 homers, 109 RBIs and 86 runs.
The Yankees just took the previous game in this series by a score of four runs to one.
New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Astros, ATS Winner – Yankees, O/U – OVER
New York has recorded 12 extra-base hits over its last five contests. Houston has nine XBH over its last five.
Houston has posted 17.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 15.2 over its last five.
The Yankees have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.