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Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds and Pick

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Los Angeles and Houston on Thursday, with the host Angels trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Hector Santiago gets the call for the Los Angeles Angels and he will try to build on a 2-2 mark. In the other dugout, Collin McHugh brings a 4-0 ledger to the game for the Houston Astros as he tries to quiet the Angels bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Los Angeles Angels were listed as 106 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-3.6 victory for the Astros. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels bring a 13-15 record to the battle against the 18-10 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Los Angeles Angels and the league No. 2-ranked Houston Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Angels No. 23-ranked scoring average of 3.79 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.64 runs per game. The Angels have averaged 7.39 hits per game to date this season, less than the Astros hitters have managed (8.11 per nine innings).

Los Angeles owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 3.79 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 8-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros endured a 11-3 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Wednesday, with Samuel Deduno throwing 4 2/3 innings of 11-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mariners, a 4-3 final on Wednesday in support of C.J. Wilson at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston's last 13 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Los Angeles, Friday, May 8th