MLB Prop Bets: Houston Astros vs New York Yankees - June 24, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Houston Astros vs New York Yankees  - June 24, 2022 player photo
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The Houston Astros (43-26) face the New York Yankees (52-18) at Yankee Stadium on Friday at 7:05pm (ET). Let's take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Justin Verlander is the probable pitcher for the Astros, while Luis Severino is the probable pitcher for the Yankees. The total runs line is set at 8.0, with OVER at -106 and UNDER at -115.

  • The Astros (-200) have a 34-35 Run Line record this season, while the Yankees (+170) hold a record of 36-34.
  • The Astros have a 23-44-2 O/U record this season (meaning 23 games have gone over the total runs line, 44 have gone under and two have resulted in a push). The Yankees have a 33-36-1 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Astros are averaging 4.3 runs per game this season (16th in the league). Comparatively, the Yankees are averaging +0.8 more at 5.1 runs (2nd).
  • In the field, the Astros are allowing only 3.5 runs per game this season (3rd in the league), while the Yankees are allowing an average of 3.1 runs (1st).

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

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Astros are at .239 (ranking 18th in the Major Leagues), while the Yankees are batting .245 (13th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Yankees have hit 117 (1st in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Astros have managed 95 (3rd).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Astros have recorded 292 RBIs to rank 15th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Yankees have recorded 340 RBIs to rank 1st.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Yankees have an earned run average of 2.94 this season (2nd in the Majors), while the Astros have an ERA of 3.10 (3rd).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Astros have recorded 585 this season, ranking T15th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Yankees rank 4th for total strikeouts, recording 635.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .214 against the Yankees this season (1st in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Astros' opponents are at .221 (4th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Here are their first innings moneyline records in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Astros 17-13-39 12-3-16 5-10-23 12-5-21 5-8-18 0-0-0 6-0-4
  • Yankees 21-9-40 10-5-22 11-4-18 11-5-26 10-4-14 0-0-0 2-2-6

Lead After Three Innings

  • Here are their records after the first three innings in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Astros 30-19-20 16-6-9 14-13-11 18-8-12 12-11-8 0-0-0 7-2-1
  • Yankees 31-20-19 16-10-11 15-10-8 17-10-15 14-10-4 0-0-0 3-4-3


  • The NRFI is 37-32 in Astros games this season. The Yankees have a 39-31 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Yankees recorded a 7-6 victory over the Astros at Yankee Stadium yesterday. Alex Bregman was unstoppable in that matchup, hitting a home run, a single and recording 3 RBIs.

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