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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/02/2020 MLB Baseball, Tips and Betting Forecast

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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08-02-2020 MLB Baseball Tips and Betting Forecast

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/02/2020 –Houston Astros are not ready to leave their top spot in the AL West with ease with their 4-4 record alongside the Athletics. Houston won the first game against the Angeles, but last night was unsuccessful. The Astros are exactly at the .500 mark and they look forward to securing this series. Los Angeles Angels are coming in with a winning record and they are still stuck at the fourth spot with a 3-6 record. Both teams will look forward to securing this series with their final game that’s all set to take place at the Angel Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The mlb baseball betting odds are out with all the picks and predictions of this game.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/02/2020

When: Sunday, August 2, 4:10 PM EST
Where: Angel Stadium, Los Angeles, California
TV: FS-W
Stream: SofaScore

Houston Astros

This team could have done a better job against the Angels in their last game when they surrendered five and settled for four. In the opening game, the Houston Astros smashed nine runs and restricted the Angeles to just six. In the last three games, Houston scored 15 runs in total. The top batsman is Michael Brantley with six RBIs and 11 hits from the plate. Yuli Gurriel and Carlos Correa are the other notable hitters with a combination of eight RBIs and 19 hits. The Astros will turn in Josh James as their starting pitcher in this game. James is holding 21 strikeouts against Los Angeles with an ERA of 2.57.

Players to watch: A. Bregman 3B (GP8 AB32 R5 H6 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB11 BB6 SO6 SB0 AVG0.188 OBP0.333 SLG0.344 OPS0.677 WAR0), J. Altuve 2B (GP8 AB32 R7 H6 2B1 3B0 HR1 RBI5 TB10 BB6 SO9 SB1 AVG0.188 OBP0.333 SLG0.313 OPS0.646 WAR0).

Los Angeles Angels

It was an important victory for the Angels last night, but still not enough to get closer to the Seattle Mariners in the third position. In the last three games, the Angels scored a total of 16 runs. The leading hitter for Los Angeles is David Fletcher with five RBIs and 13 hits. Mike Trout and Brian Goodwin are the other notable players with 12 RBIs and 17 hits. Los Angeles will turn in Shohei Ohtani as their starting pitcher in this game. Ohtani has just nine strikeouts against the Angels with an ERA of 7.04.

Players to watch: J. Upton LF (GP9 AB34 R2 H4 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI4 TB10 BB2 SO11 SB0 AVG0.118 OBP0.162 SLG0.294 OPS0.456 WAR0), D. Fletcher 3B (GP9 AB33 R5 H13 2B3 3B0 HR0 RBI5 TB16 BB7 SO5 SB1 AVG0.394 OBP0.476 SLG0.485 OPS0.961 WAR0).

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers

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Houston Astros

Houston is2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Astros are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against LA Angels.
Houston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Houston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games against an opponent in the American League.

Los Angeles Angels

The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 5 games.
LA Angels are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels’ last 10 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels’ last 7 games at home.
LA Angels are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Houston.

Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks

Los Angeles Angels are not strong enough with their starting pitcher on the mound. Back the Astros to win this game and secure the series with a decent lead in their score.

Score Prediction: Houston Astros 7, Los Angeles Angels 3.