New York Yankees at Houston Astros Free ALCS Preview

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The Houston Astros are set to host the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. The Astros currently own a 3-2 series lead. The elimination matchup is slated to begin at 8:08 p.m. ET and is scheduled to be shown nationally on Fox Sports One.

New York Yankees at Houston Astros Odds

With a team slash line of .233/.326/.422, the Yankees have averaged 5.0 runs scored through eight playoff outings. Houston is hitting .210/.285/.353 and the team has put up 3.5 runs during this year’s playoffs.

The Astros bullpen has registered an ERA of 4.18 and a WHIP of 1.46 this postseason, while Yankees relievers have fared significantly better with a 2.27 ERA and 1.07 WHIP.

Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres continue to lead New York’s hitters. LeMahieu is hitting .328/.377/.523 with 28 home runs, 107 RBIs and 118 runs scored, while Torres has a .282 average with 41 homers, 100 RBIs and 104 runs scored.

Outfielder Michael Brantley and first baseman Yuli Gurriel have led the Astros’ hitters this year. Brantley is slashing .308/.369/.492 with 23 home runs, 92 RBIs and 92 runs scored, and Gurriel’s line sits at .290/.335/.519 with 31 homers, 109 RBIs and 86 runs.

The Yankees just took Game 5 of this series by a score of four runs to one.

Yankees at Astros Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Astros, ATS Winner – Yankees, O/U – OVER

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  • New York has tallied 12 extra-base hits over its last five games. Houston has nine XBH over its last five.
  • New York fielders have 10 errors over the last 10 games, compared to only three errors for Houston over its last 10.
  • The Yankees have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.