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How to bet Yankees-Astros ALCS

Dallas Keuchel struck out nine Yankees and did not allow an earned run when he faced them back on May 11. AP Photo/Kathy Willens

Baseball fans without a rooting interest may have wanted to see an ALCS matchup between two 100-win clubs for the first time since 1977, but the New York Yankees are certainly happy that's not going to be the case. Frankly, so are the Houston Astros. By virtue of the Yankees' impressive comeback from 0-2 down in the ALDS against the Indians, Houston gets home-field advantage for the ALCS. The Astros also get to face a Yankees squad in Game 1 that has at least a little bit of a taxed bullpen.