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MLB BASEBALL

Los Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros

The Los Angeles Angels and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.

The Angels will trot Jered Weaver out to the mound in this one. Righthander Weaver has a 9-8 record and a 3.37 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Brett Oberholtzer who starts for the Astros. Lefthander Oberholtzer is 4-2 with a 1.91 ERA so far this season.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 9-7 result against the Astros on September 13. Bettors who backed the Astros at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Houston has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 70-77 SU
Houston: 51-96 SU

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

Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
LA Angels are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing Houston
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing LA Angels

Next up:
Houston home to LA Angels, Sunday, September 15