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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/01/2020 MLB Tips, Baseball Forecast and Betting Analysis
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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/01/2020 – Houston Astros improved on the season after their last victory against the Los Angeles Angels on the road. The Astros will look forward to continuing their success with the mlb lines today in their favor. Houston remains at the top spot of the AL West division with a 4-3 record. Los Angeles Angels dropped to a 2-6 overall record and they are sitting at the bottom of the AL West. The Angels will look for a chance to bounce back, but they are playing a strong Houston squad that will not give in with ease. Houston lost their two-game series against Los Angeles Dodgers and that has cost them with just one game ahead of the Seattle Mariners.
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/01/2020
The Astros proved that they can bounce back in their game last night when they scored nine runs off the plate against the Angles. Houston’s pitching unit did a decent job to restrict the Angels to six. In their last three games, Houston Astros scored six runs from the plate and it’s their batting squad that has helped them with victories. The team still has space for improvement with their pitching unit. The leading batsman is Michael Brantley with six RBIs and 11 hits. Yuli Gurriel and Carlos Santana have a combination of six RBIs and 17 hits. The Astros are all set to turn in Zack Greinke as their starting pitcher in this game. Greinke has a 6-5 record against the Angels with 68 strikeouts.
Players to watch: A. Bregman 3B (GP7 AB28 R5 H5 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB10 BB5 SO6 SB0 AVG0.179 OBP0.324 SLG0.357 OPS0.681 WAR0), M. Brantley LF (GP7 AB27 R7 H11 2B3 3B0 HR1 RBI6 TB17 BB4 SO3 SB1 AVG0.407 OBP0.484 SLG0.63 OPS1.114 WAR0).
Los Angeles Angels
Los Angeles Angels are riding a three-game losing streak after their defeat against Seattle Mariners and Houston. They were helpless from the mound when they surrendered nine runs. However, Los Angeles has been scoring decent numbers from the plate. In their last three games alone, Los Angeles scored 18 runs in total. The leading batsman is David Fletcher with four RBIs and 12 hits. Mike Trout and Brian Goodwin are following Fletcher with a combination of 11 RBIs and 16 hits. Los Angeles will turn towards Griffin Canning as their starting pitcher in this game, Canning is holding a 0-1 record this season with seven strikeouts. Houston will be facing Canning for the second time.
Players to watch: J. Upton LF (GP8 AB31 R2 H4 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI4 TB10 BB2 SO11 SB0 AVG0.129 OBP0.176 SLG0.323 OPS0.499 WAR0), D. Fletcher 3B (GP8 AB30 R5 H12 2B3 3B0 HR0 RBI4 TB15 BB6 SO5 SB1 AVG0.4 OBP0.486 SLG0.5 OPS0.986 WAR0).
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston’s last 15 games.
Los Angeles Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA’s last 6 games.
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks
The mlb free betting picks are clearly safe for Houston to win this game. Sending Canning on the mound as their starting pitcher is not going to help Los Angeles. Back the Astros to remain at the top spot and build a winning streak.
Score Prediction: Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Angels 3.