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Houston Astros at LA Angels 8/2/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros
Date & Time Sunday August 2, 2020, 4:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Angels Stadium Anaheim, CA
Latest odds
HOU -140 ; O/U 9.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Houston Astros conclude a three-game series on the road Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels. Houston improved to following its 9-6 victory on Friday over the Angels. Kyle Tucker collected three hits and knocked in a career-high four runs for the Astros in the first off 10 straight games on the road. Houston is in first place in the American League West by a ½ game over Seattle.

Michael Brantley is leading Houston in hitting with a batting average of .407, in home runs with one, in RBIs with six and in hits with 11. Five other players for the Astros have also hit one home run a piece. On Sunday, the Astros will send Josh James to the mound. The right-hander is 0-0 with an ERA of 9.00, 5 Ks and 5 BBs. 

Los Angeles dropped to 2-6 following its loss to the Astros in the first game of the series between the two on Friday. The Angels were led offensively by Brian Goodwin who had a pair of hits including one home run and three RBIs. The loss was the third consecutive for the Angels and the fifth in their last six. Los Angeles is in last place in the AL West.

David Fletcher is leading the Angels in hitting with a batting average of .400 and in hits with 12. Justin Upton is the home run leader for the Angels with two, while Brian Goodwin is the leader in RBIs with seven. On Sunday, the Angels will send Shohei Ohtani to the mound. The right-hander is 0-1 after failing to record an out in the first inning of his only start.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Houston is 12-2 and it's last 14 versus Los Angeles
  • The OVER has cashed in 11 of the Astros last 16
  • Los Angeles is 1-6 in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Angels last 7

Free MLB Pick:

Houston Astros -140

While the Los Angeles Angels are struggling having lost each of the last three, Houston is finding its form.The Astros have won seven of their last eight on the road and 12 of their last 14 head-to-head against the Angels. Los Angeles starter Shohei Ohtani will have his last outing in the back of his mind after failing to record an out and being pulled in the first inning in his first start of the season. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 7-3.

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