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    The Houston Astros (66-50) square off against the Los Angeles Angels (58-58) a game after Jose Altuve had a four-hit showing in a 5-4 loss to the Orioles. The Astros are favored (-193) in this matchup with the Angels (+163), which starts at 8:10 PM ET on Friday. Houston has Justin Verlander starting, while Los Angeles counters with Reid Detmers.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Friday, August 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Astros vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -193 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Angels?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet SW

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros average 1.3 home runs per game to rank ninth in baseball with 150 total home runs.
    • Houston’s .249 batting average ranks 17th in MLB.
    • The Astros are 14th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • Houston strikes out 7.9 times per game to rank fifth in the majors.
    • The Astros average 1.1 homers per game when playing at home this season (64 total in home outings).
    • Houston has a .402 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 8.0 hits per game and is batting .245 at home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker leads Houston in OBP (.378), slugging percentage (.514) and total hits (123) this season. He has a .296 batting average.
    • He ranks 12th in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage, and 12th in slugging among qualified batters in baseball.
    • Alex Bregman is batting .251 with 15 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 64 walks. He’s slugging .415 with an on-base percentage of .348.
    • He ranks 93rd in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage and 96th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Yordan Alvarez has collected 70 base hits, an OBP of .386 and a slugging percentage of .582 this season.
    • Jeremy Pena has 10 home runs, 41 RBI and a batting average of .246 this season.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels have hit 174 homers this season, which ranks third in the league.
    • Los Angeles has a team batting average of .254 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Angels are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking seventh with an OBP of .329.
    • Los Angeles is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 27th with an average of 9.3 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 79 homers, an average of 1.4 per game, in 57 road contests this season.
    • Los Angeles has a team slugging percentage of .442 in away games this season with 184 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .267 with 9.4 base hits per contest.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani has an on-base percentage of .410, a slugging percentage of .666, and has 130 hits, all club-highs for the Angels (while batting .306).
    • Including all qualified hitters, he is seventh in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks fifth and he is first in slugging.
    • Hunter Renfroe is batting .249 with 28 doubles, 17 home runs and 32 walks. He’s slugging .444 with an on-base percentage of .307.
    • Including all qualifying players, his batting average puts him 98th, his on-base percentage ranks 115th, and he is 66th in slugging.
    • Luis Rengifo is hitting .239 with 12 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 35 walks.
    • Brandon Drury is hitting .277 with 19 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 16 walks.

    Astros vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Justin Verlander (HOU) Pitcher Reid Detmers (LAA)
    6 – 6 W/L 2 – 8
    101.1 IP 105.1
    3.11 ERA 4.78
    1.155 WHIP 1.348
    7.5 K/9 11.2
    2.9 BB/9 3.5

    Astros vs. Angels Injury Updates

    • Astros: Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Michael Brantley: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow), José Abreu: day-to-day (Back), Chas McCormick: day-to-day (Knee)
    • Angels: Anthony Rendon: 10 Day IL (Shin), Mike Trout: 10 Day IL (Hand), Zach Neto: 10 Day IL (Back), Griffin Canning: 15 Day IL (Calf), Chris Devenski: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Jo Adell: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gio Urshela: 60 Day IL (Pelvis), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ben Joyce: 60 Day IL (Arm), Taylor Ward: 60 Day IL (Face), Sam Bachman: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), José Suarez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Stassi: 60 Day IL (Hip ), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Astros and Angels (Last 10 Games)

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