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Tuesday Major League Baseball Los Angeles Angels vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Free Pick

Major league baseball on Tuesday night and we will see the Los Angeles Angels travel to Minute Maid Park to take on the Houston Astros in game 1 of their 3 game series. Free Pick to follow. First pitch is scheduled for an 8:10 PM (Eastern) start time and the game will be televised locally.

Betting Odds

Angels            +109
Astros              -119

Over/ Under: 8 U -115

The Angels rank 11th in scoring (4.32 rpg), while on the mound they are 8th in ERA (3.51). Houston ranks 5th in scoring (4.37 rpg), while on the mound they are 9th in ERA (3.51). 

Trends for tonight’s game includes:  The Angels are 13-3 in their last 16 when their opponent scores 2 runs or less in their previous game and  13-5 in their last 18 during game 1 of a series, but just 7-20 in Wilson's last 27 road starts. Houston is 8-1 in their last 9 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and 10-2 in McHugh's last 12 starts as a home favorite but just 3-14 in their last 17 after scoring 2 runs or less in their previous game.

Getting the ball for the Angels tonight will be  CJ Wilson who is 8-7 with a 3.59 ERA in 20 starts this year, while on the road he has gone 3-4 with a 3.58 ERA in 9 starts. CJ has started 15 games in his career vs the Astros and he is 6-6 with a 4.53 ERA in those starts, while in 8 starts at Minute Maid Park he is 3-4 with a 4.13 ERA. 

Taking the hill for Houston tonight will be Collin McHugh who is 11-5 with a 4.25 ERA on the year, while at home he has gone 7-2 with a 4.88 ERA in 9 starts. He is 3-2 with a 2.08 ERA in 6 career starts vs the Angels in his career. 

Pick: Going to go with the Under in this game. Both of these offenses has been hot of late, but this one shapes up as a pitcher's duel. CJ Wilson comes in pitching very well of late as he has a solid 2.55 ERA in his last 5 starts since having a bad outing vs the Astros. Wilson wants some revenge for that start. Collin McHugh has a solid 2.67 ERA in his last 5 starts and those games have averaged just 5.2 rpg. McHugh also has allowed 2 ERs or less in all 6 career starts vs the Angels. The Under is 12-3-1 in Wilson's last 16 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5 and 7-3-2 in Astros last 12 home games vs. a team with a winning road record, plus 9-2-1 the last 12 meetings in the series. I see 6 or less runs here. 

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