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    The Houston Astros (85-48) visit the Los Angeles Angels (58-75) at 4:07 PM ET on Sunday, providing a matchup between two top-10 sluggers. Yordan Alvarez has 31 home runs (seventh in MLB) for the favored Astros (-166), while Shohei Ohtani ranks ninth in MLB play with 30 dingers this season for the underdog Angels (+141). Jose Urquidy starts for Houston while Los Angeles will counter with Tucker Davidson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:07 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium
    Astros vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -166 9.5

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros rank fifth in MLB play with 172 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • The Astros’ .244 batting average ranks 14th in MLB.
    • The Astros’ .317 on-base percentage ranks 13th in the league.
    • The Astros strike out 7.4 times per game, the second-best average in the league.
    • The Astros average 1.2 homers per road game this season (87 total away from home).
    • The Astros are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .404 away from home.
    • The team is batting .238 with 577 hits (8.2 per game) on the road this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Alex Bregman is hitting .265 with 34 doubles, 20 home runs and 73 walks.
    • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, Bregman’s batting average ranks 56th, his on-base percentage ranks 15th, and he is 27th in slugging.
    • Alvarez leads the Astros in OBP (.398) and total hits (111) this season.
    • Among all qualified hitters, Alvarez ranks 16th in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Alvarez has picked up at least one hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .250 with a double, two walks and an RBI.
    • Jose Altuve has hit 22 homers with a team-high .510 SLG this season.
    • Altuve has recorded a hit in four straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and three RBI.
    • Kyle Tucker is batting .259 with a .335 OBP and 84 RBI for Houston this season.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels rank 12th in Major League Baseball with 151 home runs.
    • The Angels rank 28th in MLB with a team batting average of just .227.
    • The Angels are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 26th with an OBP of .294.
    • The Angels are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking last with an average of 9.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 67 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .400 in 67 home games this season.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .235 with 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani has accumulated 127 hits with a .358 on-base percentage and a .522 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Angels.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the big leagues, Ohtani’s batting average is 52nd, his on-base percentage is 26th, and he is 10th in slugging.
    • Mike Trout is hitting .270 with 18 doubles, two triples, 28 home runs and 43 walks.
    • Taylor Ward is batting .260 with 14 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 51 walks.
    • Luis Rengifo is batting .265 with 19 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 14 walks.

    Astros vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Urquidy Davidson
    24 GS 7
    12-5 W-L 2-4
    3.69 ERA 5.77
    139.0 IP 34.1
    31 BB 27
    109 SO 21

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