Philadelphia Phillies vs Houston Astros 4/28/2023 – The Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros are all set to open a new three-game series that will take place at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Both teams took to a bad start this season but they managed to get back in the race. The Phillies are third in the NL East and the Astros as now at the top of the NL West. It’s a long way to go and both rivals will clash once again after their last World Series battle. The baseball betting picks are updated online with all the odds and betting lines of this exciting game.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Houston Astros 4/28/2023
|When:||Friday, April 28, 8:10 PM EDT|
|Where:||Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.|
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The Phillies are sitting exactly at the .500 mark with a 13-13 record on the season. Philadelphia will hand over the ball to Aaron Nola to pitch against the Astros. Nola has a record of 1-2 in more than five starts and is holding a terrible ERA of 5.40. Nola has 22 Ks in total in 28-plus pitched innings. The Phillies are coming off a 1-0 victory against the Seattle Mariners in their last game. Philadelphia won against the Mariners but they also have room for improvement.
Players to watch: Trea Turner SS (GP 26, AB 110, R 16, H 30, 2B 4, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 7, TB 44, BB 7, SO 28, SB 4, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.4, OPS 0.716, WAR 0.6, Bryson Stott 2B (GP 25, AB 109, R 9, H 37, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 9, TB 50, BB 5, SO 23, SB 3, AVG 0.339, OBP 0.368, SLG 0.459, OPS 0.827, WAR 1.2
The Houston Astros are the defending World Series Champions and they did well to get back on track. Despite a bad start to this season, the Astros are now holding a 14-11 record alongside the Rangers in the AL West. Houston is riding a two-game winning streak and is coming off an important series win against the Rays. The Astros will turn in Framber Valdez to the mound as their starter in this game. Valdez is holding a 2-2 record with a decent ERA of 2.25.
Players to watch: Jose Abreu 1B (GP 25, AB 104, R 7, H 25, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 11, TB 29, BB 4, SO 26, SB 0, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.275, SLG 0.279, OPS 0.554, WAR -0.5, Jeremy Pena SS (GP 25, AB 100, R 18, H 24, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 14, TB 43, BB 5, SO 27, SB 6, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.303, SLG 0.43, OPS 0.733, WAR 0.9
Philadelphia Phillies vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 9 games.
Philadelphia are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Philadelphia are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games against an opponent in the American League.
Philadelphia are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games on the road.
Philadelphia are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston.
Houston are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games against Philadelphia.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston’s last 12 games at home.
Houston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.
Houston are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games against an opponent in the National League East Division.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The latest baseball betting odds are against the Phillies as the Astros are predicted to win and cover the spread at home. Houston has Valdez as their starter and they have a tough batting unit that has been scoring well. Take the Astros to win this game.
Score Prediction: Astros 7, Phillies 4.