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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Houston Astros


Los Angeles Angels
Saturday, July 05, 2014 10:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

The Houston Astros will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Angels in Los Angeles at Angel Stadium on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Scott Feldman gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Houston Astros on this Saturday; he's 4-5 on the season. The Los Angeles Angels, meanwhile, will counter with Hector Santiago, who will be looking to improve on his 0-7 mark.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Los Angeles Angels as -170 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.1-3.5 win for the Angels on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.1-3.5 result in favor of the Angels today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 49-36 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 36-52 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Los Angeles Angels rated this week at No. 21 and the Houston Astros sitting at No. 4.

How Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Angels No. 2-ranked scoring average of 4.88 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 27 and scoring 3.73 runs per game. The Angels have averaged 9.22 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (7.83 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.26 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Houston was a 7-6 loser on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at -179 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Angels, who beat them 7-6 on Friday behind a start from C.J. Wilson at Angel Stadium.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games
Houston is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
LA Angels is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Houston

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Houston at Los Angeles, Sunday, July 6th