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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 07/31/2020 MLB Tips, Baseball Forecast and Betting Analysis

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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 07-31-2020 MLB Tips Baseball Forecast and Betting Analysis

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 07/31/2020 – Houston Astros will look for this opportunity to bounce back after their two-game loss against the Dodgers in their last series. The Astros will take the road to face-off against Los Angeles Angels from the Angel Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Houston is still sitting at the top spot in the AL West division alongside Oakland Athletics as they share the same 3-3 overall record. Los Angeles Angels are sitting at the bottom of the AL West with a 2-5 record and they need to start making up for their loss. Most of the baseball sports betting picks have predicted the Astros to bounce back in this game.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 07/31/2020

When: Friday, July 31, 9:10 PM ET
Where: Angel Stadium, Anaheim, California
TV: FS-W
Stream: SofaScore

Houston Astros

They are trying to keep pace from last season, but their challenge has already begun. The Houston Astros started well with a few victories but the Dodgers were just too strong. In their last outing, Houston surrendered four runs and scored just two from the plate. Houston will try to get over the .500 mark and there is no better option than to start with Los Angeles Angels. In the last three games alone, the Astros scored a total of 12 runs. The leading batsman is Michael Brantley with six RBIs and 10 hits. Lance McCullers will be delivered to the mound against the Angels in this game. McCullers will make his first career appearance against the Angles.

Players to watch: A. Bregman 3B (GP6 AB23 R4 H4 2B1 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB8 BB5 SO5 SB0 AVG0.174 OBP0.321 SLG0.348 OPS0.669 WAR0), M. Brantley LF (GP6 AB23 R5 H10 2B3 3B0 HR1 RBI6 TB16 BB3 SO3 SB1 AVG0.435 OBP0.5 SLG0.696 OPS1.196 WAR0).

Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Angels were unable to get past Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics in their last two series. The Angels are playing against a tough Houston squad which might let them stay at the bottom for a long time. In their last outing, Los Angeles scored five runs off the plate and surrendered eight runs to Seattle. David Fletcher is the leading batsman for his team with three RBIs and 10 hits. Los Angeles will turn in Matt Andriese as their starting pitcher in this game against the Astros.

Players to watch: D. Fletcher 3B (GP7 AB27 R2 H10 2B2 3B0 HR0 RBI3 TB12 BB4 SO5 SB1 AVG0.37 OBP0.438 SLG0.444 OPS0.882 WAR0), J. Upton LF (GP7 AB27 R2 H4 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI4 TB10 BB1 SO11 SB0 AVG0.148 OBP0.172 SLG0.37 OPS0.543 WAR0).

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers

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Houston Astros

Houston is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games against LA Angels.
Astros are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Astros are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Angels.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.

Los Angeles Angels

The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA’s last 5 games.
Angels are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA’s last 8 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA’s last 5 games at home.
Angels are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks

Houston has a better shot in this game with the baseball betting odds for today on their side. Houston will depend on its hitting unit to defeat the Angels at home.

Score Prediction: Houston Astros 6, Los Angeles Angels 4.