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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros 07/28/2020 MLB Analysis, Results and Baseball Odds
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros 07/28/2020 – Los Angeles Dodgers were one of the hottest teams last season after their impressive performance. The same goes for the Astros, especially after they were the only team to win the most number of games. Both these giants are all set to battle in an interesting opening game that is all set to take place at the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Baseball sports betting picks have been flourishing as the Astros enter this game with a 3-1 record. Los Angeles Dodgers are sitting at the .500 mark with a 2-2 record.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros 07/28/2020
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers lost two of their four games against Los Angeles Giants. It was an unexpected series final since the Dodgers were expected to win at least three games. The Dodgers opened the first two games successfully with impressive scores. However, the last two games were not in their favor. The Dodgers lost against the Giants in their last outing with a final score of 3-1. In the first two games alone, they scored 14 runs from the plate. Los Angeles will need more than what it takes to defeat Houston Astros in this game. Walker Buehler will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher as he makes his second career appearance against Houston. Buehler went 14-4 last season with 215 impressive strikeouts.
Players to watch: M. Betts RF (GP 4 AB 20 R 2 H 3 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 1 TB 3 BB 1 SO 4 SB 1 AVG 0.15 OBP 0.19 SLG 0.15 OPS 0.34 WAR 0), E. Hernandez LF (GP 4 AB 18 R 4 H 6 2B 0 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 5 TB 9 BB 0 SO 4 SB 0 AVG 0.333 OBP 0.333 SLG 0.5 OPS 0.833 WAR 0).
Houston Astros are living up to their name this season after taking out the Mariners in three of their four games. Houston lost their third game with just a single run difference. The Astros defeated Seattle in their last outing with a final score of 8-5. Houston Astros are not playing against an easy team here. On both sides, the potential is high to win this game. Hence, it boils down to the starting pitcher to control opponent hitters. Framber Valdez will be delivered as their starter against the Dodgers. Valdez held a 4-7 record with 68 strikeouts last year.
Players to watch: A. Bregman 3B (GP 4 AB 16 R 4 H 4 2B 1 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 5 TB 8 BB 2 SO 5 SB 0 AVG 0.25 OBP 0.333 SLG 0.5 OPS 0.833 WAR 0), G. Springer CF (GP 4 AB 16 R 1 H 1 2B 0 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 1 TB 4 BB 2 SO 5 SB 0 AVG 0.063 OBP 0.211 SLG 0.25 OPS 0.461 WAR 0).
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA’s last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Houston is sending a pitcher that will not be a match for the big bats of the Dodgers. Los Angeles has one of their top pitchers taking the start in this game. The baseball betting odds for today are in favor of a Dodgers victory.
Score Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Houston Astros 2.