Sunday's game between the Houston Astros (77-60) and New York Yankees (67-69) going head to head at Minute Maid Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Astros, so it should be a competitive matchup. The game will begin at 7:10 PM ET on September 3.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Astros will send Cristian Javier (9-2) to the mound, while Michael King (3-5) will answer the bell for the Yankees.

Astros vs. Yankees Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, September 3, 2023 at 7:10 PM ET
  • Where: Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Astros vs. Yankees Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Astros 5, Yankees 4.

Total Prediction for Astros vs. Yankees

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Astros Performance Insights

  • In eight games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Astros have a record of 3-5.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Houston and its opponents are 7-2-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Sportsbooks have not set a spread for any of the Astros' last 10 games.
  • The Astros have entered the game as favorites 95 times this season and won 54, or 56.8%, of those games.
  • This season Houston has won 36 of its 60 games, or 60%, when favored by at least -145 on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks' moneyline implies a 59.2% chance of a victory for the Astros.
  • Houston is among the highest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking sixth with 689 total runs this season.
  • The Astros' 3.93 team ERA ranks eighth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Yankees Performance Insights

  • The Yankees have played as the underdog in seven of their past 10 games and have gone 5-2 in those contests.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, New York and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on four occasions.
  • Oddsmakers have not posted a spread in any of the Yankees' past 10 games.
  • The Yankees have been underdogs in 49 games this season and have come away with the win 20 times (40.8%) in those contests.
  • This season, New York has been victorious 10 times in 23 chances when named as an underdog of at least +120 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Yankees have a 45.5% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • New York scores the 23rd-most runs in baseball (576 total, 4.2 per game).
  • The Yankees have pitched to a 3.98 ERA this season, which ranks 10th in baseball.

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Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 28 @ Red Sox W 13-5 Cristian Javier vs Chris Sale
August 29 @ Red Sox W 6-2 J.P. France vs Brayan Bello
August 30 @ Red Sox W 7-4 Framber Valdez vs Kutter Crawford
September 1 Yankees L 6-2 Justin Verlander vs Carlos Rodón
September 2 Yankees L 5-4 Hunter Brown vs Luis Severino
September 3 Yankees - Cristian Javier vs Michael King
September 4 @ Rangers - J.P. France vs Andrew Heaney
September 5 @ Rangers - Framber Valdez vs Dane Dunning
September 6 @ Rangers - Justin Verlander vs Max Scherzer
September 8 Padres - Hunter Brown vs Blake Snell
September 9 Padres - Cristian Javier vs Seth Lugo

Yankees Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 29 @ Tigers W 4-2 Michael King vs Tarik Skubal
August 30 @ Tigers W 6-2 Gerrit Cole vs Brendan White
August 31 @ Tigers L 4-3 Clarke Schmidt vs Matt Manning
September 1 @ Astros W 6-2 Carlos Rodón vs Justin Verlander
September 2 @ Astros W 5-4 Luis Severino vs Hunter Brown
September 3 @ Astros - Michael King vs Cristian Javier
September 5 Tigers - Gerrit Cole vs Tarik Skubal
September 6 Tigers - Clarke Schmidt vs Matt Manning
September 7 Tigers - Carlos Rodón vs Eduardo Rodríguez
September 8 Brewers - Luis Severino vs TBA
September 9 Brewers - Michael King vs Wade Miley