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MLB Odds with Pick - Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels

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

It's a pitching duel between Jered Weaver for the Los Angeles Angels (0-4 on the year) and Fausto Carmona for Houston Astros (1-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Los Angeles Angels were listed as -142 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.7-3.7 win for the Astros on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.7-3.7 result in favor of the Astros 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 13-16 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 19-10 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 17 (Los Angeles Angels) and the No. 3 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Angels No. 23 ranked offense (3.72 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 at 3.79 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have been averaging 7.38 hits per game, less than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.03 hits on average).

Los Angeles owns the No. 10 defense, allowing 3.72 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 8-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating Hector Santiago and the Angels 3-2 on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Angels
  • LA Angels is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels's last 8 games at home
  • LA Angels is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Los Angeles, Saturday, May 9th