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    Yordan Alvarez and Shohei Ohtani go head-to-head in a battle between top-10 power hitters when the Houston Astros (85-47) and the Los Angeles Angels (57-75) meet at 9:07 PM ET on Saturday. Alvarez has 31 homers (seventh in MLB) for the favored Astros (-180), while Ohtani ranks ninth in MLB play with 30 home runs this season for the underdog Angels (+155). Houston’s Luis Garcia starts against Los Angeles’ Ohtani.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:07 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium
    Astros vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -180 10

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros rank fourth in MLB play with 172 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • The Astros’ .245 batting average ranks 13th in MLB.
    • The Astros rank 10th in the league with an on-base percentage of .318.
    • Astros hitters strike out 7.4 times per game, the second-lowest average in baseball.
    • The Astros average 1.3 homers per road game this season (87 total on the road).
    • The Astros have a .407 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .239 away from home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Alex Bregman is hitting .266 with 34 doubles, 20 home runs and 73 walks.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Bregman is 57th in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage, and 24th in slugging.
    • Alvarez leads Houston with 111 hits and an OBP of .398 this season.
    • Among all qualified, Alvarez is 14th in batting average, third in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Alvarez takes a two-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double, two walks and an RBI.
    • Kyle Tucker has 114 hits this season and has a slash line of .260/.336/.470.
    • Tucker takes a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with two doubles, a walk and two RBI.
    • Jose Altuve leads Houston in slugging percentage (.509) thanks to 53 extra-base hits.
    • Altuve heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .350 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and three RBI.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels’ 151 home runs rank 12th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Angels rank 28th in MLB with a team batting average of just .228.
    • The Angels are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 26th with an OBP of .294.
    • The Angels rank last in strikeouts per game (9.7) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 82 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 66 home contests this season.
    • In 66 home games this season, they’re slugging .404 with 181 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .238 with 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani has accumulated 127 hits with a .360 on-base percentage and a .526 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Angels.
    • Ohtani ranks 48th in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage and 10th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Ohtani brings a five-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .450 with a double, three home runs, two walks and seven RBI.
    • Mike Trout has 18 doubles, two triples, 28 home runs and 42 walks while batting .273.
    • Taylor Ward is hitting .262 with 14 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 50 walks.
    • Luis Rengifo has 19 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 14 walks while batting .266.

    Astros vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Garcia Ohtani
    23 GS 0
    11-8 W-L 11-8
    4.14 ERA 2.67
    128.1 IP 128.0
    40 BB 33
    132 SO 176
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