Astros host the Angels on home winning streak

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 
Posted7/3/2022 7:00 AM

Los Angeles Angels (37-43, fourth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (50-27, first in the AL West)

Houston; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

 

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Jose Suarez (1-2, 4.36 ERA, 1.64 WHIP, 34 strikeouts); Astros: Framber Valdez (8-3, 2.65 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)


FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -226, Angels +187; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros host the Los Angeles Angels trying to extend a six-game home winning streak.

Houston is 23-11 in home games and 50-27 overall. The Astros have the No. 1 team ERA in baseball at 2.89.

Los Angeles has a 16-20 record in road games and a 37-43 record overall. The Angels have a 17-11 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Sunday's game is the 10th meeting between these teams this season. The Astros have a 6-3 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Yordan Alvarez has a .311 batting average to lead the Astros, and has eight doubles, two triples and 23 home runs. Alex Bregman is 12-for-36 with two home runs and 10 RBI over the past 10 games.

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Taylor Ward has 10 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 32 RBI for the Angels. Shohei Ohtani is 11-for-32 with two doubles and five home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 8-2, .246 batting average, 2.00 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs

Angels: 4-6, .215 batting average, 4.80 ERA, outscored by 16 runs

INJURIES: Astros: Jason Castro: 10-Day IL (knee), Blake Taylor: 60-Day IL (elbow), Michael Brantley: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Josh James: 60-Day IL (lat), Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 15-Day IL (leg), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm)

Angels: Archie Bradley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Duffy: 10-Day IL (back), Jimmy Herget: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (tricep), David Fletcher: 60-Day IL (hip), Cooper Criswell: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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