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    The Houston Astros host the New York Yankees to begin the ALCS on Wednesday 7:37 PM ET at Minute Maid Park. Justin Verlander takes the mound first for Houston, and Jameson Taillon is New York’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Yankees

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:37 PM ET
    • TV Channel: TBS
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Astros vs Yankees Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -190 6.5

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros average 1.3 home runs per game to rank fourth in MLB action with 214 total home runs.
    • The Astros have the 13th-ranked batting average in the majors (.247).
    • The Astros rank seventh in baseball with an on-base percentage of .319.
    • The Astros strike out 7.3 times per game, the second-fewest average in the league.
    • The Astros have hit 116 home runs at home this season (1.4 per game).
    • The Astros have a .448 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .256 with 669 hits (8.3 per game) at home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Yordan Alvarez has 144 hits and an OBP of .406, both of which lead Houston hitters this season.
    • Alvarez ranks seventh in batting average, second in on-base percentage, and second in slugging among all qualified hitters in baseball.
    • Alex Bregman is batting .259 with 38 doubles, 23 home runs and 87 walks.
    • Bregman’s batting average is 62nd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 18th, and his slugging percentage 43rd.
    • Bregman has picked up a hit in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .318 with a double, a home run, three walks and four RBI.
    • Jose Altuve leads Houston in slugging percentage (.531) powered by 67 extra-base hits.
    • Kyle Tucker is batting .257 with a .330 OBP and 107 RBI for Houston this season.
    • Tucker has hit safely in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with two home runs, a walk and four RBI.

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • No team in MLB has hit more homers than the Yankees, who have connected on 254 this season.
    • The Yankees rank 15th in MLB with a .241 team batting average.
    • The Yankees have an OBP of .324 this season, which ranks fifth in MLB.
    • The Yankees rank 18th in strikeouts per game (8.6) among MLB offenses.
    • In 81 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 118 homers, an average of 1.5 per contest.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .413 in away games this season with 239 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 8.3 base hits per game and batting .241 on the road this season.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Aaron Judge has racked up 177 hits with a .425 on-base percentage and a .686 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Yankees.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Judge ranks fifth in batting average, first in on-base percentage and first in slugging percentage.
    • Judge heads into this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .200 with two home runs, a walk and three RBI.
    • Anthony Rizzo is hitting .224 with 21 doubles, a triple, 32 home runs and 58 walks.
    • Rizzo ranks 116th in batting average, 49th in on-base percentage and 20th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Gleyber Torres is batting .255 with 27 doubles, a triple, 24 home runs and 39 walks.
    • Isiah Kiner-Falefa is batting .263 with 20 doubles, four home runs and 35 walks.

    Astros vs. Yankees Probable Pitchers

    Verlander Taillon
    28 GS 32
    18-4 W-L 14-5
    1.75 ERA 3.91
    175.0 IP 177.1
    29 BB 32
    185 SO 151
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