The Los Angeles Angels take on the Houston Astros tonight in Houston. CJ Wilson and Luke Harrell will be on the mound. For the latest MLB odds check Bovada sportsbook.
The Angels are coming off a 7-2 victory against the Astros yesterday. They are currently 9.5 games behind the Rangers for first place in the AL West. CJ Wilson enters with a 4-5 record and 3.80 ERA in his last ten starts, 7-5 overall. He has won three games in a row including his last start in Detroit. He tossed five innings giving up seven hits and five earned runs while walking two. His previous road start was in Boston where he pitched five innings giving up eight hits and three earned runs. The Angels are 18-20 on the road this season and are on a five game winning streak heading into tonight’s ballgame. It is an encouraging sign for betters that Josh Hamilton is starting to hit he ball better.
The Astros are in last place in the AL West, 17.5 games back of the Rangers for first place in the AL West. They have lost their last two, and four of their last ten overall. Luke Harrell enters 5-8 with a 4.84 ERA and 1.59 WHIP. In his last start against St. Louis he surrendered seven hits and seven runs while walking four in just 3 1/3 innings pitched. His last win was on June 15th against the White Sox.
I see no reason why the recent trends won’t continue here tonight. Grab the Angels here with sportsbook betting.