Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Betting Odds & Game Analysis | July 14


By Claudio Fortuna | July 14, 2022 11:54 AM

The Houston Astros visit the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, taking the field at 8:07pm ET on Thursday July 14th, 8:07pm ET. The Los Angeles Angels are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Angels.

Los Angeles and Houston Betting Info

  • Each of the Astros’ last six night games against American League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Astros have won each of their last eight games against American League opponents following a loss.

Houston Astros Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .241
Team OBP .321
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 2.99
Team WHIP 1.11
Starters ERA 3.16
Starters WHIP 1.09

Key Players for Houston

  • Thomas Pressly: 3.24 ERA, 9.36 K/9, 1.04 WHIP
  • Framber Valdez: 2.64 ERA, 7.93 K/9, 1.11 WHIP
  • Seth Martinez: 0.75 ERA, 9.00 K/9, 0.79 WHIP
  • Martín Maldonado: .165 Batting Avg, .236 OBP, .325 SLG, .561 OPS, 22 Runs
  • Yulieski Gurriel: .230 Batting Avg, .283 OBP, .385 SLG, .668 OPS, 30 Runs
  • Jeremy Peña: .260 Batting Avg, .307 OBP, .451 SLG, .758 OPS, 36 Runs
  • Jacob Meyers: .281 Batting Avg, .311 OBP, .421 SLG, .732 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Jose Altuve: .277 Batting Avg, .371 OBP, .528 SLG, .899 OPS, 47 Runs
  • Joseph Matijevic: .162 Batting Avg, .205 OBP, .378 SLG, .583 OPS, 4 Runs
  • Kyle Tucker: .256 Batting Avg, .350 OBP, .481 SLG, .831 OPS, 39 Runs
  • Alexander Bregman: .243 Batting Avg, .361 OBP, .422 SLG, .783 OPS, 46 Runs

Los Angeles Angels Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .232
Team OBP .303
AVG Runs Scored 4.0
Team ERA 3.91
Team WHIP 1.24
Starters ERA 3.80
Starters WHIP 1.24

Key Players for Los Angeles

  • Shohei Ohtani: 2.38 ERA, 12.73 K/9, 0.99 WHIP
  • Austin Warren: 3.65 ERA, 5.11 K/9, 1.46 WHIP
  • Reid Detmers: 4.22 ERA, 7.17 K/9, 1.05 WHIP
  • Michael Trout: .270 Batting Avg, .368 OBP, .599 SLG, .967 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Max Stassi: .208 Batting Avg, .316 OBP, .331 SLG, .647 OPS, 19 Runs
  • Andrew Velazquez: .170 Batting Avg, .211 OBP, .266 SLG, .477 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Luis Rengifo: .253 Batting Avg, .294 OBP, .389 SLG, .683 OPS, 18 Runs
  • Brandon Marsh: .227 Batting Avg, .282 OBP, .336 SLG, .618 OPS, 29 Runs
  • Jared Walsh: .240 Batting Avg, .284 OBP, .419 SLG, .703 OPS, 33 Runs
  • Joseph Ward: .288 Batting Avg, .385 OBP, .504 SLG, .889 OPS, 43 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Angels and Astros, the Angels won once and the Astros won four times. Their most recent matchup on July 13, 2022 ended 7-1 with the Los Angeles Angels taking the win.

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