Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels - 8/24/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels - 8/24/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros

Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 6:10 PM (Minute Maid Park)

Houston Astros -245 / Los Angeles Angels +225 O/U: 9.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Los Angeles Angels and the Houston Astros will match up on the MLB diamond to continue their series on Saturday.

In the Friday game of this set, the Astros posted the winning run in the seventh and eked out a 5-4 victory.

For The Saturday matchup. the Angels will be sending out Dillon Peters in the start. Across his 41.1 innings and 3-1 record so far, Peters has a 3.92 ERA with 36 Ks and 13 BBs.

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In the loss Friday, the Angels put up 11 hits overall but couldn’t overtake the late lead. Kole Calhoun led the way for LA on four hits, an RBI and two runs.

Over on the Astros’ side, they’re sending out Wade Miley to start Saturday. Over 147.1 innings and a 12-4 mark so far, Miley has a 3.18 ERA with 125 Ks and 48 BBs.

Houston logged 13 hits on Friday. Altuve, Bregman, Gurriel, Toro and Marisnick each had two hits on that one.

The Angels are 1-4 in their last five overall and 1-4 in their last five on grass. LA is 1-5 in the last six in game two of a series and 1-4 in the last five road games.

Meanwhile, the Astros are 39-13 in their last 52 versus the AL West and 39-13 in their last 52 home games. Houston is 37-14 in their last 51 Saturday games and 43-18 in their last 61 after a win.

Peters had consecutive quality starts going this month, but faltered in Texas with four earned on seven hits in 4.0 innings.

As for Miley, he’s been pretty solid lately, but does have six earned on 19 hits in his last 9.0 innings.

If Peters can come out strong here, it might be a good spot for the Angels to bag a win.

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Andrew’s Pick Los Angeles Angels +225

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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