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Yankees vs. Astros Betting Info, Odds and Best Bet (Sunday, July 11, 2021)

Yankees vs. Astros Betting Info, Odds and Best Bet

On the whole, gamblers and fans are disgusted with the Yankees.  New York has the highest payroll in the American League.  But they sure don’t play like it.  One wonders what the late great owner George Steinbrenner would have to say about the sorry plight of the pinstripes.  Correlate that in the days of the Boss, heads would roll for less than this.  Houston is a top performer with the MLB betting odds.  Manager Dusty Baker arrived in 2020 to complete his career resume with a World Series title.  Thus far, Baker’s team has a championship look.

New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros Betting Information

Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Time: 2:10 p.m. ET
Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
TV Coverage: TBS

New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros Betting Odds

Yankees +1½ ( -155 ) 8½ ( -120 ) +130
Astros -1½ ( +135 ) 8½ ( EV ) -140
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New York Yankees at Houston Astros CashBet Wagering Analysis

In this situation, the expensive Yankees will get a sportsbook price break.  New York gets a discount as the road team up against a World Series contending host.  But some of that price break is offset the Astros’ direction too.  Cause by the Yankees being such an iconic brand on the board.  New York draws massive amounts of public money regardless of circumstances.

Yankees Massive Payroll Not Winning Games or Profits

Late on, the Yankees lost seven of their most recent ten games.  Five of their last six went over the betting on baseball total.  New York is 43-41 straight up, 32-52 vs. the run line, and 38-44-2 under the total.  MLB metrics show the Yankees ranked 18th for run production, 10th for earned run average, and 9th for bullpen ERA.  Due to their high prices on the board, New York is one of the biggest money losers in MLB.  A Yankee loss can bust a bankroll for several weeks based on the high outlay.

Astros Launch into Orbit and AL West Lead

Houston got the money in five of their most recent six games.  Three of their previous five games cleared the MLB betting lines total.  Now, the Astros are 53-33 straight up, 46-40 vs. the run line, and 51-33-2 over the total.  Houston ranks 1st in MLB for run production, 7th for ERA, and 16th for bullpen ERA.

New York Yankees at Houston Astros Against the Spread

Overall, the Yankees are 51% in all away games.  In American League action, New York has won 53% of their games.  Out of division, the Yankees have won 60% of their baseball betting matchups.  In run line away games, New York has covered only 40% of their games.  In run-line American League matchups, the Yankees are 51% vs. the spread.  Out of division, New York is 44% vs. the run line.  Specifically, on the road, the Yankees are 54% under the total.  And in American League games, New York is 53% to the under.

Overall, Houston has paid in 62% of their home games.  In American League action, the Astros are 64% vs. the line.  Out of division, the Astros are 58% on the board.  At home vs. the run line, the Astros are 53% vs. the line.  Against the American League, Houston is 55% vs. the run line.  Specifically, at home, the Astros are 62% over the total.  In American League games, Houston is 61% to the over.  While out of the division, the Astros are 57% to the over.

To show, in this head-to-head series, the Astros have won six of their last ten with New York.  Four of the most recent six in this series cleared the total.  To be exact, the Astros are 5-1 at home vs. the Yankees.  Four of the last seven between these teams at Houston went over the total.

New York Yankees at Houston Astros CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, the Yankees make for a strong contrarian bet.  Since more of the public is turning from them, New York’s MLB gambling value will increase.

Yankees at Astros CashBet Best Bet: 

New York Yankees


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