Angels vs Astros Baseball Game Preview

Los Angeles AngelsHouston Astros
Sep 14, 7:10 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Odds

70-77TEAM RECORD51-96

The Houston Astros host Los Angeles on Saturday, looking to build on their 51-96 mark against the 70-77 Angels in MLB betting action at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros will turn to Brett Oberholtzer and his 4-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Angels send Jered Weaver (9-8) to the hill.

View LA Angels vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The moneyline was hovering in the range of +138 for the Astros in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Astros, most recently No. 14 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Angels, who rate an American League No. 9 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 11 in the American League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Astros have averaged 8.2 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.2 hits per game).

Los Angeles brings the American League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros' league No. 15-ranked defense.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 9-7 result against the Astros on September 13. Bettors who backed the Astros at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 9-7 on Friday behind a start from Dallas Keuchel at Minute Maid Park.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Angels at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games
LA Angels are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Houston
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing LA Angels

Next up:
LA Angels at Houston, Sunday, September 15

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