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Los Angeles Angels Home to the Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Action

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Houston Astros dueling the Los Angeles Angels on Friday at Angel Stadium.

For the Los Angeles Angels, Jered Weaver gets the ball, charged with keeping the Houston Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Dallas Keuchel, 17-6 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles was a 113 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-2.3 result in favor of 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 70-69 record to the battle against the 76-64 Astros. 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. 27 and the Houston Astros sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Angels No. 23 ranked offense (4.03 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 at 3.65 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have been averaging 8.15 hits per game, less than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.21 hits on average).

Houston brings the No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels's No. 12-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston rolled to a 11-5 win against Oakland on Wednesday, as C McHugh and the Astros' bats led the team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

G Richards blew away 11 Los Angeles batters in the Angels's last start, leading them to a 3-2 win over Los Angeles on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
  • Houston is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Angels
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games when playing LA Angels
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 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, September 12th