Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Houston Astros (88-49) and Los Angeles Angels (60-77) clash in AL West action, on Friday at 8:10 PM ET.

The Astros are a home favorite (-230) against the Angels (+195). Lance McCullers Jr. (2-1) is the starter in this one for the Houston Astros. The Los Angeles Angels have yet to tab a starter for this game. The over/under for the game is set at 8 total runs.

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Astros vs. Angels Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Houston has a 7-2 record across the nine games it was a moneyline favorite in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings (all had set totals), the Astros combined with their opponents to go over the run total two times.
  • Houston has gone 6-4-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.

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  • Los Angeles has played as the underdog in six of its past 10 games and won three of those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Angels and their opponents have combined to hit the over five times.
  • Los Angeles has won four of its last 10 games against the spread.

Astros vs. Angels Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Lance McCullers Jr.

  • The Astros are 2-2-0 against the spread when McCullers starts.
  • The Astros have been the moneyline favorite in three of McCullers’ starts this season, and they went 2-1 in those matchups.
  • McCullers’ team has a 2-2 record in his starts this season.
  • McCullers’ team has not hit the over in any of his four starts with a set total this season.

Astros Batting Leaders

  • Alex Bregman is batting .267 with 34 doubles, 20 home runs and 76 walks.
  • In baseball, Bregman ranks 49th in homers and 25th in RBI.
  • Bregman has safely hit in four straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .250 with four walks and an RBI.
  • Yordan Alvarez has put his power on display as he leads his team with 31 home runs with a team-high .289 batting average.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Alvarez ranks 10th in homers and 16th in RBI.
  • Jose Altuve is batting .287 with 33 doubles, 24 home runs and 57 walks.
  • Kyle Tucker’s 88 runs batted in pace his team.
  • Tucker enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .278 with two home runs, two walks and four RBI.

Angels Batting Leaders

  • Shohei Ohtani leads Los Angeles in home runs with 33, runs batted in with 86 and his batting average of .267 is also best on his team.
  • Ohtani ranks fifth in home runs and 13th in RBI among all hitters in MLB.
  • Mike Trout has collected 98 hits this season and has an OBP of .367. He’s slugging .615 on the year.
  • Trout currently ranks seventh in homers and 61st in RBI in the big leagues.
  • Trout brings a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .350 with a double, four home runs, two walks and four RBI.
  • Taylor Ward has 105 hits this season and a slash line of .261/.350/.435.
  • Ward has safely hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .235 with a double, three walks and two RBI.
  • Luis Rengifo has 105 hits and an OBP of .305 to go with a slugging percentage of .433 this season.
  • Rengifo takes a five-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .409 with a double, a triple and an RBI.

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