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2021 MLB Handicapping
(68-46) Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels (58-58)
Date: Friday, August 13th, 2021
Time: 9:38 PM ET
Venue: Angel Stadium, Anaheim, CA
Projected Pitchers: Zach Greinke (HOU) vs. Patrick Sandoval (LAA)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Astros -130 | Angels +120
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Astros -1.5 (+120)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9
The Los Angeles Angels will host the Houston Astros in the first contest of a three-game series beginning on Friday.
The Astros have won 6 of the 9 head-to-head games over the Angels this year heading into this series.
The Houston Astros are 68-46, holding onto a slim 1.5 game lead over the second-place Oakland A’s in the American League West.
Houston was off on Thursday after sweeping the Colorado Rockies in a two-game series at Minute Maid Park.
The Houston Astros have been the most dangerous offensive teams in baseball for most of the season. Houston leads all teams with a .266 team batting average, 5.4 runs scored per game, and ranks 2nd with a +158 run-scoring differential.
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels snapped a two-game losing streak on Thursday night with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
With the win, the Angels are 4th in the AL West with a 58-58 record and are 10 games back from the Astros for the division lead.
The Angels are 12th in MLB, averaging 4.6 runs per game, sixth with a .251 batting average, and 9th with 144 home runs.
.Shohei Ohtani leads all of MLB with 37 home runs and is tied for 2nd with 84 RBI’s. Ohtani has also been a force on the pitching mound, where he is 7-1 with a 2.93 ERA in 17 starts.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Astros are 68-46 overall
- Astros are 31-23 on the road
- Angels are 58-58 overall
- Angels are 32-28 at home
Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels MLB Prediction:
This series has close to playoff significance for Houston, and the team is full of veterans who are battle-tested in important games.
The Astros have an advantage on the mound, starting Zack Greinke, who is 5-0 with a 2.67 road ERA this season. The Angels starter Parick Sandoval is 0-2 with a 10.64 ERA in 4 career games against the Astros.
Take Houston on the road in game 1.
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