MLB Matchups  >>  LA Angels Angels vs. Houston Astros Preview 04/06/2014

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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Los Angeles Angels and the Houston Astros meet at Minute Maid Park.

Righthander Jered Weaver will take the mound for the Angels to start this game. Weaver is 0-1 this season with a 4.27 ERA.

Starting this game for the Astros will be Scott Feldman. The righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Angels listed as 158-moneyline favorites versus the Astros, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Astros on April 5. Bettors who backed the Angels at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.
Houston has lost 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 2-3 SU
Houston: 2-3 SU
LOS ANGELES MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

HOUSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 1-9
After a loss are 0-10


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
LA Angels are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games at home
Houston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Houston is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games at home

NEXT UP:
Houston home to LA Angels, Monday, April 7