Yankees at Astros 10/19/19 - MLB Betting Picks & Odds
New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros
MLB: 8:08 PM EST
Oct. 19, 2019
Latest Odds : HOU -140 O/U 7.5
On Saturday, the New York Yankees visit Minute Maid Park to play Game 6 of their best of seven American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros. New York is 0-for-13 over the last two games with runners in scoring position and on defense the Yankees committed four errors in their 8-3 loss in Game 4. Masahiro Tanaka gave up four runs which were the most in his eight starts during the postseason with the Yankees. Gary Sanchez belted a two-run homer for the Yankees.
The Astros lead the series 3-1 and play the Yankees in New York Friday in Game 5. George Springer and Carlos Correa each blasted three-run home runs to lead the Astros offensive attack. Zack Greinke struggled with his location, but lasted until the fifth when the Yankees loaded the bases, and Ryan Pressly entered and struck out Gleyber Torres and Edwin Encarnacion to end the threat.
DJ LeMahieu leads the Yankees postseason with a .355 batting average and in hits with 11.Gleyber Torres leads in home runs with three and RBIs with 10. As a team, New York is batting .241. New York has not announced its starting pitcher for Game 6 on Saturday against the Astros
This postseason, Jose Altuve is the Astros leader in batting average at .351, in hits with 13, home runs with four and RBIs with six. As a team, Houston is averaging .215 at the plate. Houston has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Game 6 on Saturday against the Yankees.
Recent Betting Trends:
New York is 1-5 in its last 6 versus an opponent from the American League East
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Yankees last 5
Houston is 4-1 in its last 5 in the postseason
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Astros last 6
Free Betting Pick: Houston Astros -140
New York is in a big hole down facing elimination and must face either Justin Verlander of Gerrit Cole on Saturday. The Yankees have to run the table if they want to move on to the World Series. Houston’s bats have come alive the Astros pounded Yankees pitching and has taken advantage of poor fielding by New York including four errors in Game 4. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 6-2