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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Houston Astros

vs

Los Angeles Angels
Friday, September 12, 2014 10:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Angel Stadium on Friday as the host Los Angeles Angels battle the Houston Astros in baseball betting odds action.

Houston puts its faith in starter Brett Oberholtzer to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-10. Getting the ball for the Los Angeles Angels is C.J. Wilson, who owns a 11-9 record on the season with a 4.64 ERA.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Los Angeles Angels as -233 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.4-4.5 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 91-55 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 65-81 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Los Angeles Angels, most recently No. 2 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.

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How Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Angels No. 1-ranked scoring average of 4.88 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 19 and scoring 3.95 runs per game. The Angels have averaged 9.22 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (8.08 per nine innings).

Los Angeles owns the No. 12 defense, allowing 4.88 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 25-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Houston was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Houston at +220 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well. Houston rolled to a 5-2 win against Seattle on Wednesday, as Nick Tropeano and the Astros' bats led the team to victory at Safeco Field.

Los Angeles was a 7-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as -185 favorites, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors. Los Angeles rolled to a 7-3 win against Texas on Thursday, as Cory Rasmus and the Angels' bats led the team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends

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

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Los Angeles, Saturday, September 13th

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