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2021 MLB Handicapping
(69-72) Los Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros (82-58)
Date: Sunday, September 12th, 2021
Time: 2:10 PM ET
Venue: Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX
Projected Pitchers: Jaime Barria (LAA) vs. TBA (HOU)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Angels +290 Astros -455
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Angels +1.5, Astros -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8.5
The Angels will be in Houston to take on the Astros for game 3 Sunday at 2:10 ET. Game 2 is Saturday at 7:10 ET.
Jaime Barria is going for the Angels and there has been no official starter named for the Astros yet.
Houston won game 1 by a score of 10-5.
Los Angeles Angels
The Angels have not had a great season and they will likely be without Mike Trout the rest of the year.
With a record of 69-72 they are in 4th place of the American League West. The Astros lead them by 13.5 games.
Los Angeles split a 2 game series with the Padres before this series. In those games, the Angels scored 9 runs and allowed 8 runs.
Shohei Ohtani went 3.1 innings and allowed 6 earned runs on Friday.
Jaime Barria is 2-3 with an ERA of 5.16. His last start was against the Rangers where he went 7 innings and allowed 3 earned runs. Texas won that game 4-0.
The pitching has not been great for this team. They have an ERA of 4.74 which is 24th best in baseball.
Their offense is the best part of their game. They are scoring 4.50 runs per game which is 15th best in the majors.
Los Angeles has hit 171 home runs which is 16th best in baseball.
The Astros have had a good season so far and they are one of the best teams in the American League.
They are 1st in the American League West with a record of 82-58. They have a 5.5 game lead over both the Mariners and Athletics.
This team won 2 games out of 3 from the Mariners before this series. In those games, the Astros scored 21 runs and allowed 14 runs.
Framber Valdez went 5 innings and allowed 4 earned runs on Friday.
At this time, there has not been a starter named yet for this game.
The pitching has been good for this team. They have an ERA of 3.73 which is 6th best overall.
Offensively, this team has been very good. They are scoring 5.29 runs per game which is 2nd best in baseball.
Houston has hit 180 home runs which is 11th best in the league.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Angels are 9-19 in their last 28 games vs. the American League West.
- Angels are 41-87 in their last 128 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Angels are 19-46 in their last 65 road games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
- Angels are 1-4 in their last 5 Sunday games.
- Astros are 76-30 in their last 106 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Astros are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Astros are 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. a right handed starter.
- Astros are 145-70 in their last 215 home games.
Los Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros MLB Prediction:
I look for the Astros to keep rolling in this series. These are games where they need to take care of business.
Houston is the better team and I feel they will take care of business in this one. I have a hard time seeing them lose this game.
I feel that the Astros will do enough against Barria to get a win in this one.
I like the Astros straight up here.
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