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(20-28) Houston Astros vs. L.A. Angels (21-26)
Date: Friday, May 27, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim Anaheim, California
Projected Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Matt Shoemaker
MLB Moneyline Odds: Astros -114 / Angels +104
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Astros -1.5 +140 / Angels +1.5 -160
MLB Betting Total: 8
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While the Astros are in last place in the AL West they have won 3 in a row coming off a sweep over the Baltimore Orioles. Still, they are 9 games back of the Seattle Mariners in the division.
The Angels have lost 2 in a row and they are in 3rd place in the division 7.5 games back of the Mariners.
The Angels are 14-5 in their last 19 home games against the Astros.
In their last games the Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 and the Angels lost to the Texas Rangers 15-9.
The Astros rank 18th in the Majors in runs scored and 22nd in team ERA. While the Astros did not have a great series at the plate in sweeping the Orioles they only gave up 7 runs in the 3 games.
Mike Fiers (3-2 4.35 ERA) goes for the Astros in this division match up and in his last start gave up 2 earned runs in 7 innings, but got little run support in a 2-1 loss to the Texas Rangers. The Astros have lost his last 2 starts.
Fiers faced the Angels twice last season going 13 innings and giving up 6 runs.
The Astros are 1-4 in Fiers’ last 5 road starts.
The Astros are 0-4 in Fiers’ last 4 road starts facing a team with a losing record.
This season the Astros are 7-15 on the road and they have the 2nd fewest road wins in the AL.
The Angels rank 19th in runs scored and 21st in team ERA.
Matt Shoemaker (2-5 6.81 ERA) gets the call for the Angels tonight and in his last outing he had his best start of the season not giving up any earned runs in 7 innings, but the bullpen let him down in a 3-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The Angels have lost 5 of his last 6 starts.
Shoemaker has a 5.59 ERA in 3 career starts and 2 relief appearances against the Astros.
The Angels are 3-13 in Shoemaker’s last 16 home starts.
The Angels are 0-8 in Shoemaker’s last 8 home starts facing a team with a losing record.
The Angels are 9-14 at home this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Astros are 27-58 in their last 85 road games.
- Astros are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Astros have an Under record of 7-1 in their last 8 games.
- Angels are 3-8 in their last 11 home games.
- Angels are 1-9 in their last 10 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Angels are 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Free Houston Astros vs. L.A. Angels MLB Prediction:
The Astros are the slight favorite and they have won 3 in a row, but I think Shoemaker will have another Quality Start and the Angels will take this game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
In the last 4 games between these teams in L.A. the Under record is 3-0-1 and look for that trend to continue tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 4 – Houston 3
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