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Houston sends Dallas Keuchel vs Jason Vargas in Astros vs Angels game

Los Angeles AngelsHouston Astros
Sep 13, 8:10 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Odds

70-76TEAM RECORD50-96

The Los Angeles Angels will look to grab a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Friday in baseball odds action.

For the Astros, Dallas Keuchel gets the ball, charged with keeping the Angels hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jason Vargas, 8-6 on the year.

View LA Angels vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Houston sat as +121 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 8.5, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Astros - Angels odds would favor the Angels if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 14 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 9 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 11 in the American League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Astros have averaged 8.2 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.2 hits per game).

Los Angeles brings the American League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros' league No. 15-ranked defense.

The Angels were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Toronto on Thursday at Rogers Centre behind starter Garrett Richards.

Houston was a 6-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They won as +138 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating Brandon Maurer and the Mariners 6-1 on Wednesday at Safeco Field.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Angels at Astros trends to consider:
LA Angels are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
Houston is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels
Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Houston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels

Next up:
LA Angels at Houston, Saturday, September 14