Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 04/07/2022 Preview, Spread and Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 04/07/2022 – On Thursday night, the Houston Astros will meet the Los Angeles Angels at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim in California. The Houston Astros are the favorites this season and will be trying to replicate their 2021 performance this year as well. The Los Angeles Angels finished their last seasons with 77-85 and will be seeking amends in this one as they haven’t made the postseason in quite a while. The latest baseball odds are predicting the Los Angeles Angels to win against the Houston Astros in this game.
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 04/07/2022
The Houston Astros are coming into this season with the stark absence of Carlos Correa. The team is batting with an average of .240 for 11 hits and 53 runs along with 18 homers. The batting is led by Yuli Gurriel who has an average of .422 with 9 rib-eyes and 3 home runs. On the pitching side, the Houston Astros have a 3.44 ERA with a 1.37 WHIP. Framber Valdez is expected to get the ball in this game. Valdez has a 3.14 ERA in his last season with 125 strikeouts. Against the Angels, he has a 4.01 ERA.
Players to watch: Michael Brantley LF (GP 8, AB 25, R 3, H 5, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 3, TB 11, BB 1, SO 6, SB 0, AVG 0.2, OBP 0.259, SLG 0.44, OPS 0.699, WAR 0), Alex Bregman 3B (GP 8, AB 24, R 2, H 6, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 1, TB 9, BB 1, SO 6, SB 0, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.28, SLG 0.375, OPS 0.655, WAR 0).
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels are armed with two guns, Ohtani and Mike Trout. The Angels are batting with .283 with 113 runs and 32 homers. The attacking is led by Justin Upton who has a .33 average along with 11 ribbies and 3 homers. On the pitching, the Los Angeles Angels have a 4.38 ERA along with a 1.34 WHIP. On Thursday evening, Shohei Ohtani will get the ball with a 3.18 ERA and 156 strikeouts. Against the Astros, Ohtani has a 6.86 ERA with 23 strikeouts in his entire career.
Players to watch: Jo Adell CF (GP 16, AB 42, R 7, H 12, 2B 2, 3B 1, HR 3, RBI 9, TB 25, BB 2, SO 10, SB 3, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.595, OPS 0.906, WAR 0), Brandon Marsh CF (GP 16, AB 42, R 8, H 12, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 7, TB 23, BB 1, SO 18, SB 4, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.548, OPS 0.85, WAR 0).
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games.
Los Angeles Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 5 games.
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks
The Astros are a great team but Los Angeles is the stronger choice in this pairing. Baseball predictions today are favoring the Los Angeles Angels to easily win in this game.
Score Prediction: Angels 9, Astros 4.