Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros 04/23/2021 Results, Picks and Predictions
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Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros 04/23/2021 – On Friday, AL West Division foes will continue their four-game series from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Los Angeles Angels look forward to rebounding from their last defeat against the Houston Astros as they enter their second game. The baseball betting lines have all the odds and predictions in place as these two teams look forward to securing a better position. The Angels are now at third place in their division play with a 9-8 record on the season. Houston Astros are sitting at the bottom of the list with an 8-10 record.
Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros 04/23/2021
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels are trailing the Mariners in second place as they dropped for the top spot. Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners are now dominating the AL West Division. Last night the Angeles struggled miserably from the mound as they gave up eight runs to Houston. From the plate, they were restricted to just two in return. Alex Cobb gave up four earned with six hits in just 2.2 innings. Andrew Heaney will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Heaney threw 14.1 innings and gave up nine earned runs with one home run and seven walks this season.
Players to watch: D. Fletcher 3B (GP 16, AB 71, R 9, H 17, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 7, TB 18, BB 2, SO 8, SB 0, AVG 0.239, OBP 0.257, SLG 0.254, OPS 0.51, WAR 0), J. Iglesias SS (GP 16, AB 62, R 9, H 17, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 3, TB 22, BB 2, SO 12, SB 1, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.355, OPS 0.652, WAR 0).
The Astros took to a decent start, but they failed to be consistent with their overall success. The Astros are now trailing the Rangers and they look forward to getting past their opponents. Houston lost their short two-game series against Colorado Rockies, but they are trying to make up for their loss against the Angels. The Astros are turning towards their favorite Zack Greinke as their starting pitcher in this game. Greinke has 16 Ks with an ERA of 2.81 in 25 plus pitched innings this season. The talented pitcher has also given up eight runs and 22 hits this season.
Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 17, AB 66, R 8, H 18, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 7, TB 31, BB 5, SO 12, SB 0, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.803, WAR 0), K. Tucker LF (GP 17, AB 65, R 7, H 11, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 11, TB 26, BB 2, SO 11, SB 0, AVG 0.169, OBP 0.2, SLG 0.4, OPS 0.6, WAR 0).
Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 5 games.
Houston are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games.
Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The Astros have been strong at batting against the Angels and they have Greinke on the mound as their starter. The Angels will struggle to get past Houston’s pitcher while they equally struggle to score runs from the plate. Back Houston to win the second game on the series. The mlb best betting trends are in favor of the Astros to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Astros 8, Angels 4.