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    The Houston Astros (17-17) visit the Los Angeles Angels (19-16) on Monday at 9:38 PM ET in a contest between two teams on losing streaks. The favored Astros (-124) have dropped two games in a row, while the underdog Angels (+105) are losers of their last two. Houston’s Hunter Brown gets the start against Los Angeles’ Patrick Sandoval.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Monday, May 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium of Anaheim
    Astros vs Angels Betting Information
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    Astros -124 9

    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Angels?

    • TV Channel: BSW

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros are 24th in MLB action with 30 total home runs.
    • Houston has the 20th-ranked batting average in the majors (.239).
    • The Astros’ .310 on-base percentage ranks 21st in baseball.
    • Houston strikes out 8.2 times per game to rank sixth in MLB.
    • The Astros have hit 14 home runs on the road this season (0.9 per game).
    • Houston has a .401 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • Away from home this season the club averages 8.8 hits per game and is batting .254.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker is batting .280 with four doubles, six home runs and 22 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .385 while slugging .466.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, he is 53rd in batting average, 29th in on-base percentage, and 62nd in slugging.
    • Tucker has picked up at least one hit in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .294 with a double, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Yordan Alvarez leads the Astros in OBP (.390) and total hits (28) this season. He’s batting .275 while slugging .539.
    • His batting average ranks 59th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 24th, and his slugging percentage 24th.
    • Alvarez has picked up at least one hit in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .316 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Alex Bregman has collected 25 base hits, an OBP of .322 and a slugging percentage of .320 this season.
    • Jeremy Pena is batting .246 with a .294 OBP and 18 RBI for Houston this season.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels have hit 47 homers this season, which ranks fifth in the league.
    • Los Angeles’ .260 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking eighth in MLB.
    • The Angels have an on-base percentage of .334 this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • Los Angeles is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking eighth with an average of 8.1 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.8 home runs per game in their 16 home contests this season.
    • Los Angeles has a team slugging percentage of .472 in home games this season with 54 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .265 with 8.9 base hits per contest.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani has accumulated a team-high .512 slugging percentage. He’s batting .295 with an on-base percentage of .370.
    • Including all the qualified players in MLB, he ranks 33rd in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage and 39th in slugging percentage.
    • Mike Trout leads his team with 38 hits and has a club-high .559 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .299 with an on-base percentage of .392.
    • He is currently 30th in batting average, 20th in on-base percentage and 16th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Hunter Renfroe is batting .254 with seven doubles, eight home runs and 11 walks.
    • Anthony Rendon has a .418 on-base percentage to lead his team.

    Astros vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Hunter Brown (HOU) Pitcher Patrick Sandoval (LAA)
    3 – 1 W/L 3 – 1
    34.2 IP 30.2
    2.60 ERA 2.93
    1.183 WHIP 1.272
    9.3 K/9 7.0
    3.9 BB/9 4.4

    Astros vs. Angels Injury Updates

    • Astros: Chas McCormick: 10 Day IL (Back), 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)
    • Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Loup: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), José Quijada: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Suarez: day-to-day (Shoulder)

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