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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/13/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/13/2021 – The Los Angeles Angels will remain at home as they square off against the Houston Astros from the Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California. The Astros will enter this game holding the top spot in the AL West Division. Houston has been on top of the list, but the Athletics are right behind by a couple of games. The Angels are stuck at the fourth spot in the AL West and they are struggling to get past the Mariners. Los Angeles Angels have been on and off with their victory with the baseball betting trends fluctuating.
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/13/2021
The Houston Astros won a total of 68 games and dropped 46 in return. The Astros are all set to take out the Angels after their last success against the Rockies. Houston swept Colorado in their short two-game series. Last night, they gave up one run and scored five in return. The Astros will turn Zack Greinke to the mound as their starter in this game. Greinke is holding a 6-5 record against the Angels with an ERA of 3.80 and 82 Ks in total. Overall, Greinke is 10-3 with an ERA of 3.69.
Players to watch: Jose Altuve 2B (GP 101, AB 413, R 82, H 114, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 25, RBI 66, TB 203, BB 49, SO 71, SB 4, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.492, OPS 0.844, WAR 3.6), Carlos Correa SS (GP 104, AB 388, R 74, H 105, 2B 26, 3B 0, HR 18, RBI 61, TB 185, BB 56, SO 87, SB 0, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.364, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.841, WAR 4.8).
Los Angeles Angels
Los Angeles Angels seem to be struggling to get past the Mariners with a 58-58 record on the season. The Angels are three games behind the Mariners and they need to focus on winning consecutive games. Patrick Sandoval will be sent to the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Sandoval is holding a 3-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.39 and 91 Ks in total. Against the Astros, Sandoval is holding a 0-2 record with a terrible 10.64 ERA and just six strikeouts in total.
Players to watch: David Fletcher 3B (GP 110, AB 442, R 62, H 135, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 38, TB 168, BB 20, SO 44, SB 10, AVG 0.305, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.38, OPS 0.716, WAR 2.6), Shohei Ohtani DH (GP 109, AB 382, R 76, H 102, 2B 24, 3B 5, HR 38, RBI 84, TB 250, BB 54, SO 135, SB 16, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.361, SLG 0.654, OPS 1.016, WAR 4).
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston’s last 9 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
Sandoval is not a perfect match for Houston’s powerful batting squad. The Astros are strong at the plate with a decent pitcher in this game. The sportsbook for baseball has predicted Houston to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Astros 7, Angels 5.