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Los Angeles Angels

Houston Astros
2-3 April 06, 2014, 02:10 PM | Minute Maid Park 2-3



The visiting Angels hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Minute Maid Park against the Houston Astros.

Jered Weaver gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Angels on this day; he's 0-1 on the season. The Astros, meanwhile, will counter with Scott Feldman, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.View Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

The Astros were listed as 148 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier at TopBet.

According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Astros and the No. 15-rated Angels in this matchup.

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Los Angeles won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Astros on April 5. Bettors who backed the Angels at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Angels enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Astros on Saturday, with Tyler Skaggs throwing 8 innings of 4-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Houston owns the No. 28 ranking for hits at 6 per game. By contrast, the Angels are rated No. 11 in the same category at 9.2 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 1 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Next up:
Los Angeles at Houston, Monday, April 7th