The Houston Astros and New York Yankees are two of the best teams in baseball right now, and they will face off on Friday night at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees are currently on a seven-game winning streak, while the Astros have won five of their last six games.
The Astros are the slight favorites in this game, with odds of -150. The Yankees are the underdogs at +130, and the over/under is set at 9 runs.
The Astros will be starting Hunter Brown, who is 7-7 with a 4.70 ERA this season. Brown has been inconsistent, but he has been better in his last few starts. He has allowed just one run in his last two outings.
The Yankees will be starting Luis Severino, who is 2-5 with a 5.34 ERA this season. Severino has been struggling, but he has a good track record against the Astros. He is 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA in four career starts against Houston.
The Astros have the better offense, but the Yankees have the better bullpen. This game could come down to which team’s pitching staff can hold the other team in check.