Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels in MLB odds
Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Odds
The Houston Astros look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Angels arrive at Minute Maid Park on Friday.
The Astros will rely on Bud Norris to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jerome Williams will be his counterpart for the Angels. Bud Norris is 5-7 this season, and Jerome Williams is 4-3.
The Astros - Angels odds would favor the Angels if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 15 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 10 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 14 in the American League at 4.7 in runs allowed per game. The Astros have averaged 8 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
The Angels were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +142 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles needed extra innings to get the job done against the Tigers on Thursday as the Angels defeated them 3-1 at Comerica Park.
Houston won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Cardinals on June 26. Bettors who backed the Astros at +164 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Astros enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Wednesday, with Erik Bedard throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing LA Angels are 8-2
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Angels at Astros trends to consider:
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 9 games on the road
LA Angels are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
LA Angels are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing Houston
Houston is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston's last 16 games
Houston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Houston's last 15 games at home
LA Angels at Houston, Saturday, June 29