MLB Prop Bets: Houston Astros vs New York Yankees – June 23, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Houston Astros vs New York Yankees - June 23, 2022
2022-06-23 19:05:00 EDT

The Houston Astros (43-25) face the New York Yankees (51-18) at Yankee Stadium on Thursday at 7:05pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Framber Valdez is the probable pitcher for the Astros, while Jameson Taillon is the probable pitcher for the Yankees. The Yankees are favored to win at -125, while the Astros are at +105. The total runs line is set at 8.5, with OVER at -106 and UNDER at -115.

  • The Astros (-180) have a 33-35 Run Line record this season, while the Yankees (+155) hold a record of 36-33.
  • The Astros have a 22-44-2 O/U record this season (meaning 22 games have gone over the total runs line, 44 have gone under and two have resulted in a push). The Yankees have a 32-36-1 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Astros are averaging 4.3 runs per game this season (17th in the league). Comparatively, the Yankees are averaging +0.8 more at 5.1 runs (1st).
  • In the field, the Astros are allowing only 3.4 runs per game this season (3rd in the league), while the Yankees are allowing an average of 3.0 runs (1st).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

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Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Astros are at .238 (ranking 18th in the Major Leagues), while the Yankees are batting .246 (13th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Yankees have hit 115 (1st in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Astros have managed 93 (3rd).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Astros have recorded 286 RBIs to rank T16th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Yankees have recorded 333 RBIs to rank 2nd.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Yankees have an earned run average of 2.90 this season (1st in the Majors), while the Astros have an ERA of 3.04 (3rd).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Astros have recorded 575 this season, ranking T16th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Yankees rank 4th for total strikeouts, recording 630.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .213 against the Yankees this season (1st in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Astros’ opponents are at .221 (5th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Here are their first innings moneyline records in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Astros 17-13-38 12-3-16 5-10-22 12-5-20 5-8-18 0-0-0 6-0-4
  • Yankees 21-9-39 10-5-21 11-4-18 11-5-25 10-4-14 0-0-0 3-2-5

Lead After Three Innings

  • Here are their records after the first three innings in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Astros 29-19-20 16-6-9 13-13-11 17-8-12 12-11-8 0-0-0 6-3-1
  • Yankees 31-19-19 16-9-11 15-10-8 17-9-15 14-10-4 0-0-0 4-2-3


  • The NRFI is 37-31 in Astros games this season. The Yankees have a 39-30 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Astros recorded an 8-7 victory over the Yankees at Minute Maid Park when these teams last met on July 11, 2021. Kyle Tucker was unstoppable in that matchup, hitting a home run, a double and recording an RBI.

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