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The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Angels will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Angel Stadium.
The Astros will trot Dallas Keuchel out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Keuchel has a 5-5 record and a 4.56 ERA this season.
The Angels will counter Keuchel with Garrett Richards. Righthander Richards has a 3.98 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.
Houston won its last outing, an 8-2 result against the Angels on August 16. Bettors who backed the Astros at +167 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Houston: 40-81 SU
Los Angeles: 54-67 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 1-9
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Houston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Houston is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games
LA Angels are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games
LA Angels are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Angels home to Houston, Sunday, August 18