C.J. Wilson Angels at Home vs Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Houston Astros

vs

Los Angeles Angels
Friday, July 04, 2014 9:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Houston Astros dueling the Los Angeles Angels on Friday at Angel Stadium.

It's a pitching duel between C.J. Wilson for the Los Angeles Angels (8-6 on the year) and Dallas Keuchel for Houston Astros (8-5 so far).

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Houston Astros before the first pitch in this match found them as 157-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5-3.5 result in favor of the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 48-36 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 36-51 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Angels at No. 21 and the Houston Astros at No. 4 heading into this contest.

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How Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 4 ranking for hits at 9.14 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 29 in the same category at 7.83 per game.

Los Angeles owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 4.86 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 25-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -190 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Houston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-2 to Los Angeles on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 11 games
Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
LA Angels is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
LA Angels is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Houston
LA Angels is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Los Angeles, Saturday, July 5th