Astros vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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Astros vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Houston Astros (18-18) visit the Los Angeles Angels (20-17) Wednesday to close out a three-game series. The Astros are favored (-126) to win the rubber match, which starts at 4:07 PM ET from Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

Cristian Javier will get the ball for Houston while Los Angeles will counter with Griffin Canning.

Astros vs. Angels Odds

  • Astros odds to win: -126
  • Angels odds to win: +106
  • Spread: Astros -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • Time: 4:07 PM ET
  • TV: BSW

Who Will Win Astros vs. Angels?

Astros and Angels Betting Trends

The Astros have been favored on the moneyline 23 total times this season. They’ve gone 9-14 in those games.

Houston has gone 8-12 (winning 40% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -126 or shorter.

This season, the Angels have won six out of the 12 games, or 50%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Los Angeles has a record of 5-5 in games where sportsbooks have it as underdogs of at least +106 on the moneyline.

The Astros have played in 36 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 19 times (19-16-1).

The Angels and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 18 of their 37 opportunities.

Astros Stats & Insights

The Astros have the No. 18 offense in MLB action scoring 4.3 runs per game (156 total runs).

Houston averages 0.9 home runs per game to rank 24th in MLB play with 32 total home runs .

The Astros are 20th in MLB with a .238 batting average.

Houston’s batters strike out 8.1 times per game, the sixth-lowest average in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Astros has a collective 9.6 K/9, the fourth-best in MLB.

Houston’s 3.34 team ERA ranks third among all MLB pitching staffs.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels have scored 191 runs this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.

Los Angeles’ 49 home runs rank fifth in Major League Baseball.

The Angels have a team batting average of .258 this season, which ranks ninth among MLB teams.

Los Angeles ranks 11th with an average of 8.2 strikeouts per game.

The Angels strike out 8.9 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 13th in MLB.

Los Angeles has pitched to a 4.25 ERA this season, which ranks 15th in baseball.

Astros Key Players to Watch

The Astros are sending Javier (2-1) out to make his eighth start of the season. He is 2-1 with a 3.54 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 40 2/3 innings pitched.

Kyle Tucker is batting .264 with six home runs and 24 RBI for Houston this season.

Yordan Alvarez leads Houston in home runs with seven and runs batted in with 33.

Alex Bregman is slashing .213/.331/.346 this season for the Astros.

Jeremy Pena is batting .239 with an OBP of .285 and a slugging percentage of .430 this season.

Angels Key Players to Watch

The Angels’ Canning (2-0) will make his fifth start of the season.

Shohei Ohtani has seven doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 16 walks while hitting .294.

Hunter Renfroe has shown his power as he leads his team with nine home runs and 24 RBI.

Mike Trout is batting .289 with nine doubles, eight home runs and 17 walks.

Anthony Rendon is hitting .283 with three doubles, a home run and 19 walks.

Astros and Angels Injuries

Astros: Jose Altuve: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Urquidy: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Parker Mushinski: 15 Day IL (Spine), Mauricio Dubon: day-to-day (Hamstring)

Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), José Suarez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Loup: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chad Wallach: 7 Day IL (Neck)

Astros vs. Angels Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Angels 5, Astros 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs
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    Author: Matt Rooney

    Matt is from the Chicagoland area and has been working in Chicago sports since 2015 with stops at WGN Radio, the Chicago Blackhawks, Stadium, and NBC Sports Chicago prior to landing at Betsperts. Matt covers just about everything for Betsperts and Bleacher Nation but focuses on the NHL and college football.