Astros Vs Yankees: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 21, 2022

Written By Staff on July 20, 2022

The Houston Astros (59-32) host the New York Yankees (64-28) on Thursday to start a two-game series, with the first pitch at 1:10 PM ET at Minute Maid Park. The Astros enter the matchup after a series loss to the Athletics, and the Yankees are coming off a series win over the Red Sox. Houston (-113 to win) has Cristian Javier set to start, while New York (-107) counters Jordan Montgomery.

The betting trends in the following article reference odds valid as of July 21, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET.

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Astros vs Yankees Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Javier (HOU) Pitcher Montgomery (NYY)
6 – 5 W/L 3 – 2
78.1 IP 102.0
3.22 ERA 3.26
1.047 WHIP 1.039
12.9 K/9 7.1
3.4 BB/9 1.7

Astros Probable Starter Cristian Javier

  • The Astros are sending Javier (6-5) out to make his 14th start of the season. He is 6-5 with a 3.22 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 78 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander’s most recent appearance was on Thursday, July 14 against the Los Angeles Angels, when he went 3 2/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The 25-year-old has put up a 3.22 ERA and 12.9 strikeouts per nine innings across 17 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .184 to opposing hitters.
  • Javier enters the outing with four quality starts under his belt this year.
  • He will face a Yankees offense that ranks first in the league with 497 runs while batting .245 as a unit. It has a collective .444 slugging percentage (first in MLB action) and has hit a total of 157 home runs (first in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 21, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Javier

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joey Gallo 14 .071 1 0 1 .133 .204
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 12 .250 3 1 1 .357 .857
Jose Trevino 6 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Gleyber Torres 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Aaron Judge 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Giancarlo Stanton 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Marwin Gonzalez 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Anthony Rizzo 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tim Locastro 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh Donaldson 2 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Yankees Probable Starter Jordan Montgomery

  • Montgomery (3-2) will take to the mound for the Yankees and make his 19th start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed six hits in 6 2/3 innings pitched against the Boston Red Sox on Friday.
  • The 29-year-old has pitched in 18 games this season with an ERA of 3.26, a 4.211 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.039.
  • In 18 starts this season, he’s earned eight quality starts.
  • The Astros have scored 403 runs this season, which ranks 16th in MLB. They are batting .239 for the campaign with 128 home runs, third in the league.
  • Among qualified Major League pitchers this season, the 29-year-old’s 3.26 ERA ranks 29th, 1.039 WHIP ranks 16th, and 7.1 K/9 ranks 49th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 21, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Astros Stats vs Montgomery

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Astros Betting Trends

  • The Astros have won 69.3% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (52-23).
  • Houston has a 51-23 record (winning 68.9% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -113 or shorter.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Astros have an implied win probability of 53.1%.
  • In the 91 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Houston, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 32 times (32-56-3).
  • The Astros are 47-44-0 ATS this season.
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Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have won four of the five games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • New York has entered five games this season as the underdog by -107 or more and is 4-1 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 51.7%.
  • New York’s games have gone over the total in 45 of their 92 chances.
  • The Yankees are 45-47-0 ATS in their 92 games with a spread this season.

Astros Players to Watch

  • Kyle Tucker is hitting .252 with 13 doubles, 18 home runs and 43 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, Tucker’s batting average ranks 81st, his on-base percentage ranks 52nd, and he is 38th in the league in slugging.
  • Alex Bregman is hitting .238 with 20 doubles, 11 home runs and 53 walks.
  • Bregman’s batting average ranks 112th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 33rd, and he is 90th in the league in slugging.
  • Jose Altuve is hitting .275 with 17 doubles, 17 home runs and 36 walks.
  • Yuli Gurriel is hitting .238 with 25 doubles, seven home runs and 19 walks.

Astros Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Alex Bregman 311 .238 46 11 46 .357 .765
Yuli Gurriel 302 .238 31 7 26 .289 .680
Kyle Tucker 301 .252 40 18 62 .344 .819
Jose Altuve 280 .275 49 17 33 .368 .886
Jeremy Pena 262 .263 38 13 35 .310 .764
Martín Maldonado 210 .167 23 9 26 .235 .568
Chas McCormick 193 .223 24 8 21 .311 .710
Aledmys Díaz 180 .233 20 6 21 .292 .659
Jose Siri 135 .178 18 3 10 .238 .542
Mauricio Dubon 132 .212 17 3 16 .246 .557

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge leads New York with 96 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .618.
  • Of all the qualified batters in the majors, Judge is 34th in batting average, 25th in on-base percentage and second in slugging percentage.
  • Anthony Rizzo is slugging .495 while driving in 57 runs and batting .221 this season.
  • Rizzo’s batting average ranks 133rd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage puts him 57th, and he is 21st in slugging.
  • DJ LeMahieu leads New York with an OBP of .383 this season while batting .279 with 48 walks and 56 runs scored.
  • Giancarlo Stanton has been key for New York with 66 hits, an OBP of .319 plus a slugging percentage of .516.

Yankees Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Aaron Judge 338 .284 74 33 70 .364 .982
DJ LeMahieu 305 .279 56 8 35 .383 .786
Anthony Rizzo 303 .221 55 22 57 .341 .836
Gleyber Torres 287 .268 44 14 41 .325 .809
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 280 .271 41 0 27 .318 .643
Giancarlo Stanton 279 .237 40 24 61 .319 .835
Josh Donaldson 259 .224 30 9 35 .310 .700
Aaron Hicks 233 .236 35 6 29 .361 .713
Joey Gallo 219 .164 30 11 23 .288 .630
Jose Trevino 171 .251 23 7 27 .299 .714

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