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MLB Betting Line Favors the Los Angeles Angels over the Houston Astros

Los Angeles Angels


Houston Astros
Friday, April 17, 2015 8:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Minute Maid Park on Friday as the host Houston Astros battle the Los Angeles Angels in baseball betting odds action.

Jered Weaver gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Los Angeles Angels on Friday; he's 0-2 on the season. The Houston Astros, meanwhile, will counter with Fausto Carmona, who will be looking to improve on his 0-1 mark.

Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Houston was a 107 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 9.

Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.3-3.1 result in favor of the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros bring a 4-5 record to the battle against the 4-5 Angels. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Houston Astros sit at No. 18 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at No. 24 on the same chart.

How Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up Houston Astros No. 29 ranked offense (2.56 runs per game) against a Los Angeles Angels defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 17 at 4.33 runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have been averaging 6.78 hits per game, less than the Los Angeles Angels have managed so far this season (7.67 hits on average).

Los Angeles brings the No. 17-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros's No. 11-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Angels enjoyed a 10-2 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Wednesday, with Hector Santiago throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Collin McHugh blew away 11 Oakland batters in the Astros's last start, leading them to a 6-1 win over Oakland on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

LA Angels is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
LA Angels is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston
Houston is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston's last 15 games
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Houston, Saturday, April 18th