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Los Angeles Angels Face the Houston Astros Friday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Houston Astros will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Los Angeles Angels pay a visit to Minute Maid Park.

Alex Meyer, with a record of 1-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Los Angeles Angels, while the Houston Astros trot Doug Fister to the mound in this one. He is 12-12 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Houston Astros in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -182 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 9 at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 4.0-3.0. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros bring a 81-72 record to the battle against the 67-86 Angels. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 20 (Houston Astros) and the No. 24 (Los Angeles Angels) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.39 hits per game. The Los Angeles Angels average 8.71 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

Los Angeles brings the No. 21-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros's No. 9-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

R Nolasco chucked 7 shutout innings at the Astros in their last game, striking out 5 in a 2-0 win against Houston in baseball action at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Houston, Saturday, September 24th