A matchup between the two best teams in the American League will take place on Thursday as the Houston Astros (43-25) take on the New York Yankees (51-18) in the first game of a four-game series. New York is a -125 favorite (risk $125 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Yankees vs. Astros odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total runs scored is eight (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).
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The model knows that Houston is a runaway leader in the AL West, holding a 10-game lead over the Rangers entering Thursday's action. Yordan Alvarez is establishing himself as one of the league's best hitters and enters this four-game series with 21 home runs, 51 RBIs and a staggering 1.064 OPS.
The model also knows that the Yankees have an AL MVP candidate of their own in Aaron Judge. His 27 home runs lead the MLB and he also has 52 RBIs and a .302/.379/.663 slash line on the season. He's helped power the Yankees to a massive 12-game lead in the AL East over the Blue Jays.
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