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Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Angels meet at Angel Stadium.

The Astros will trot Jordan Lyles out to the mound in this one. Righthander Lyles has a 2-1 record and a 4.50 ERA this season.

Lyles's opponent in this one will be C.J. Wilson. The Angels lefthander has a 3.95 ERA to go along with a 4-3 record this season.

Houston was a 2-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Angels. They won as +215 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has won 4 straight games.
Los Angeles has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 19-37 SU
Los Angeles: 25-31 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Houston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games at home
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home
LA Angels are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games

Next up:
LA Angels home to Houston, Monday, June 3