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Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels Friday’s Baseball Sports Betting Odds

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Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels Team Logos and Sportsbook Odds

Friday’s baseball sports betting is filled to the gills with awesome matchups. One such is pairing is Friday’s late night Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels pairing. The Astros are currently looking to build on their season long success in order to lock up the AL West as we approach the end of the season. On the other hand, the Angels are crunching numbers to see if there’s any way they can secure a postseason slot. Let’s check on tonight’s online wagering odds to determine where the best sportsbook action lies.

Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels – Friday, August 24th 

Series: Game 1

When: 10:07 pm ET

Where: Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

Baseball Betting Online Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Astros -1½ (EV) 8½ (+105)   -159
Angels +1½ (-120) 8½ (-125) +149
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Houston Astros      

The Astros blast into this Friday night matchup flashing a 77-50 record that ranks them 1st in the AL West. Right now Houston’s nearest competition is the second seeded Oakland Athletics, who are 1 ½ games behind Houston. With that in mind, it’s pretty clear that Houston needs to maintain a high level of play if they are to win the division this season. Luckily for the Astros, they’ve posted a 3-1 record in their last 4 matchups. In order to keep the momentum going, Houston will be sending Dallas Keuchel to the mound this evening. Keuchel is 9-10 on the season and boasts a 3.59 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Jose Altuve (9 HR, 47 RBI, .328 BA), Alex Bregman (24 HR, 78 RBI, .282 BA), George Springer (19 HR, 59 RBI, .249 BA).

Los Angeles Angels

The Angels fly into tonight’s AL West matchup sporting a 63-65 record that ranks them penultimate in the division. Since Los Angeles is 14 ½ games behind tonight’s opponent, it’s pretty clear they have no shot of catching Houston. Right now the Yankees and Athletics are the leaders in the Wild Card race. And since both those teams own 9+ wins over Los Angeles, it’s pretty clear the Angels have too much ground to cover in that race. All things considered, it’s looking like Los Angeles will miss out on this year’s postseason action. Nevertheless, Los Angeles will be sending Andrew Heaney to the mound tonight. Heaney is 7-7 this season and wields a 4.11 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Mike Trout (30 HR, 60 RBI, .309 BA), Andrelton Simmons (8 HR, 57 RBI, .296 BA), and Justin Upton (26 HR, 74 RBI, .267 BA).  

Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 6 games at home
  • LA Angels is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Houston
  • LA Angels is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks

So which way should mobile betting players lean in this Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels matchup? All in all, it’s best to stick with Houston here. The Angels aren’t much of a threat and Houston has the talent to get the job done on the road. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 6-4 Houston.

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