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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/15/2021 Betting Forecast, MLB Odds and Spread
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Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/15/2021 – The Houston Astros are one of those top-five teams in the majors after winning against most of their opponents. The Astros continue to dominate the AL West Division play with a neat 70-46 record. Houston is two games ahead of the Athletics in the second. Los Angeles Angels are not a bad team as such, but the AL West Division play has been way too hard on them. The Angels won 58 and dropped 60 games in return. Los Angeles is five-plus games behind the Mariners and the spread mlb bets have not been much in their favor.
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels 08/15/2021
Houston Astros are battling alongside the Athletics to clinch the division title. The Astros have an easy ticket to the playoffs if they continue their success. Last night, they went deep from the plate and scored eight runs against the Angels. The pitching staff restricted the Angels to just two. Houston will enter this game riding a five-game winning streak. Lance McCullers Jr. will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. McCullers is holding a 9-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.22 and 128 Ks in total.
Players to watch: Jose Altuve 2B (GP 102, AB 417, R 82, H 114, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 25, RBI 66, TB 203, BB 49, SO 73, SB 4, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.487, OPS 0.836, WAR 3.4), Carlos Correa SS (GP 105, AB 391, R 75, H 106, 2B 26, 3B 0, HR 18, RBI 61, TB 186, BB 57, SO 88, SB 0, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.366, SLG 0.476, OPS 0.841, WAR 5).
Los Angeles Angels
Los Angeles Angels were unable to do much against the Astros in this series. The Angels have David Fletcher as their leader in batting with 136 hits and 38 RBIs in total. Jose Iglesias and Shohei Ohtani have contributed 208 hits and 124 RBIs in total. Reid Detmers will be sent to the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Detmers is holding a 0-2 record on the season with an ERA of 10.61. Los Angeles Angels will need more support from the plate and they need to get past the Mariners to try and reach the postseason.
Players to watch: David Fletcher 3B (GP 112, AB 449, R 63, H 136, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 38, TB 169, BB 21, SO 44, SB 10, AVG 0.303, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.376, OPS 0.711, WAR 2.4), Shohei Ohtani DH (GP 111, AB 389, R 77, H 104, 2B 25, 3B 5, HR 38, RBI 85, TB 253, BB 55, SO 137, SB 16, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.362, SLG 0.65, OPS 1.012, WAR 4).
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Los Angeles Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels’ last 7 games.
Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks
The baseball bets tonight are intact for Houston to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Houston Astros has a better shot with their powerful offense and equally balanced defensive unit. Back Houston to sweep the Angels.
Score Prediction: Astros 6, Angels 1.