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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros Betting Matchup Report

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Aug 13, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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The Los Angeles Dodgers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Houston Astros invade Dodger Stadium on Saturday.

The match puts starter Wandy Rodriguez for the Astros on the hill facing Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers. Rodriguez brings a 8-8 mark to the game, while Kershaw is 13-5 to date on the season.

View Houston vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Astros were listed as +-215 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 6 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dodgers rated this week at No. 5 and the Astros sitting at No. 14.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Los Angeles and its National League No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 13 lineup of the Astros at 3.8 runs per outing.

Defensively, Houston features the National League's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.1 runs per game.

Houston lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Dodgers on August 12. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Astros got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Los Angeles on Friday; it was a 1-0 final at Dodger Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Astros at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
Houston is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games at home
LA Dodgers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home

Next up:
Houston at LA Dodgers, Sunday, August 14

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