Astros Host the Yankees Saturday Night

Houston Astros Baseball

Astros Martes Could be Making Last MLB Start

The New York Yankees and the Houston Astros battle at Minute Maid Park on Saturday night. The Astros are still playing well winning seven of their last 10 games. The Yankees have fell out of a tie for first with Boston. They are 1.5 games back after playing .500 ball over their last 10 games.

Oddsmakers opened the Astros as -137-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game’s total opened at 9.5. The line shows the Astros as -141-moneyline favorites and the total has dropped to 9.

The Yankees are in the midst of 16 straight games without an off-day. The stretch that will conclude on July 6. Skipper Joe Girardi is working hard to juggle his lineup so that his most effective players can contribute without burning out during this long stretch.

Yankees have Edge on the Hill

Left hander Jordan Montgomery will take the mound for the Yankees to start this game. Montgomery is 6-4 this season with a 3.53 ERA. Montgomery finished 4-0 with a 2.59 ERA over his five starts in June. In his only appearance against the Astros, Montgomery allowed four runs on eight hits. He had only one walk with seven strikeouts over six innings in a 5-1 loss on May 12.

Montgomery’s opponent in this one will be Francis Martes. The Astros right hander has a 5.51 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season. Martes will face the Yankees for the first time. He lasted just two innings in his last start. He allowed two runs on two hits. Martes also four walks to go with three strikeouts in the Astros’ 8-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on June 25.

Astros right-hander Charlie Morton is set to return from the 10-day disabled list next week in Toronto. Morton had a month-long rehab stint to recover from a right lat strain. Martes is the likely candidate to give up a spot in the rotation and return to Triple-A Fresno.

The Yankees are trying to make to two straight over the 1st place Astros. They pummeled the Stros’ 13-4 last night.

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Recent Form

Teamrecordmoneyvs LHPvs RHPFaveDogO/UDiff
NY Yankees43-35$200.0011-932-2631-3112-445-331.44
Houston54-27$1,214.0011-1043-1752-232-441-35-51.43
Pitchers Last 3 Starts
Jordan Montgomery (6-4) ERA: 3.53
event dateOpponentResultscoreOU Resultipmoney
Jun 26, 2017CHWW6-5O7$65.00
Jun 21, 2017LAAW8-4O5.2$51.00
Jun 15, 2017OAKL7-8O5.2-$100.00

Francis Martes (2-0) ERA: 5.51

event dateOpponentResultscoreOU Resultipmoney
Jun 25, 2017SEAW8-2U2$97.00
Jun 20, 2017OAKW8-4O5.2$93.00
Jun 14, 2017TEXW13-2O5$71.00
Bullpen
NY Yankees’s relievers have pitched 9.1 innings in the last 3 games.
Houston’s relievers have pitched 12.2 innings in the last 3 games.
Pitcher Recent Starts Vs Opponent

New York Yankees – Jordan Montgomery

DatescoreWinneriphitsRunsEarned RunswalksstrikeoutsDecision
May 12, 20175-1HOU684417Loss

Houston Astros – Francis Martes

DatescoreWinneriphitsRunsEarned RunswalksstrikeoutsDecision
No Recent Starts vs. Opponent.

Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense5.7114.114
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense5.2743.983
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense5.5434.276
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense4.60174.248

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineO/UAway PitcherHome PitcherAway HitsHome HitsAway WalksHome WalksAway StrikeoutsHome Strikeouts
Jun 30, 2017NYY13HOU4-1708OMichael Pineda (R)Lance McCullers Jr. (R)14970114
May 14, 2017HOU10NYY7-1218.5OCharlie Morton (R)Masahiro Tanaka (R)101026916
May 14, 2017HOU6NYY11-1428.5OMike Fiers (R)Luis Severino (R)91153711
May 12, 2017HOU5NYY11118ULance McCullers Jr. (R)Jordan Montgomery (L)117201113
May 11, 2017HOU3NYY2-1237.5UDallas Keuchel (L)Michael Pineda (R)9734814
Jul 27, 2016NYY1HOU4-1257UMasahiro Tanaka (R)Lance McCullers Jr. (R)5823157
Jul 26, 2016NYY6HOU3-1458.5OCC Sabathia (L)Doug Fister (R)136351011
Jul 25, 2016NYY2HOU1-1477UMichael Pineda (R)Dallas Keuchel (L)7602512
Apr 7, 2016HOU5NYY8-1068.5OMike Fiers (R)Nathan Eovaldi (R)91201146
Apr 6, 2016HOU6NYY16-1267.5OCollin McHugh (R)Michael Pineda (R)121717107

MLB Betting Trends

Team Vs Division Or Conference

New York Yankees

recordHomeAwayFaveDogO/Uvs LHPvs RHP
Overall43-3524-1319-2231-2713-645-3311-932-26
Last 105-52-33-24-51-06-42-13-4
vs Div20-1312-38-1013-98-323-104-316-10
vs AL35-3221-1314-1927-279-439-289-926-23
vs NL8-33-05-34-04-26-52-06-3

Houston Astros

recordHomeAwayFaveDogO/Uvs LHPvs RHP
Overall54-2725-1829-952-206-541-35-511-1043-17
Last 107-32-25-17-22-06-42-15-2
vs Div30-1215-915-330-102-120-20-27-323-9
vs AL49-2723-1826-947-205-538-33-510-1039-17
vs NL5-02-03-05-01-03-21-04-0
Team Last 5 Games

New York Yankees

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalstarteripopposing starterLocation
Jun 30, 2017HOU13-4W1608M Pineda6L McCullersA
Jun 29, 2017CHW3-4L-16610Luis Cessa4.2J ShieldsA
Jun 28, 2017CHW12-3W-1159Masahiro Tanaka6C RodonA
Jun 27, 2017CHW3-4L-1408Luis Severino7J QuintanaA
Jun 26, 2017CHW6-5W-15310Jordan Montgomery7D HolmbergA

Houston Astros

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalstarteripopposing starterLocation
Jun 30, 2017NYY4-13L-1708L McCullers5.1M PinedaH
Jun 29, 2017OAK6-1W-2099B Peacock5Daniel GossettH
Jun 28, 2017OAK11-8W-1659.5David Paulino4J HahnH
Jun 27, 2017OAK4-6L-1489M Fiers5.2Sean ManaeaH
Jun 25, 2017SEA8-2W-10310.5Francis Martes2Ariel MirandaA

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New York at Houston Sunday, July 2

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