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The Los Angeles Angels play the Houston Astros in a division game where both teams are heading in opposite directions. The Angels have a record of 69-72 and are close to the bottom of the American League West Division, while the Astros are 82-58 and in first place in the division. In the upcoming game, the Angels turn to Jose Suarez as their starting pitcher, while the Astros turn to Luis Garcia to start the game.
Angels hope that violation can increase
The Angels have another disappointing season and are expected to miss the playoffs for the seventh season in a row. While the pitching staff has been the team’s downfall, Jose Suarez has a good season for the team, allowing only 36 runs in 10 starts while hitting 69 strokes. In addition, Suarez allows weak contact from the bat with a .237 expected opponent Batting Average, a .359 expected opponent Slugging Percent and a 3.79 expected ERA.
The Angels also hope that the offensive can increase in the upcoming game, as the line-up scores 4.50 runs per game. Match. Shohei Ohtani is the MVP frontrunner with 44 home runs, a .356 On-Base Percent and a .608 Slugging Percent, but the back half of the slogan has also risen. Jared Walsh and Max Stassi have collected for 37 home runs while Jose Iglesias and Jo Adell has amassed to 208 bases in total, giving the angels depth in their slogan.
The Astros turn to a potent lineup to win matches
The Astros have one of the best teams in MLB, and their pitching staff rising up is one of the primary reasons for their success. Luis Garcia has a strong season on the pitchers staff as he allows 51 runs in 24 starts while also throwing 155 strikeouts. In addition, Garcia only allows a .228 expected opponent Batting Average, a .382 expected opponent Slugging Percent and a 3.76 expected ERA, all of which are among the best on the Astro pitching staff.
In addition to the pitching staff rising, the offense is one of the best in MLB, scoring 5.26 runs per game. Match. Yordan Alvarez has 28 home runs and 240 bases in total, while Jose Altuve has 27 home runs and 247 total bases, but the entire order has been fantastic this season. Kyle Tucker and Carlos Correa has collected for 46 home runs, while Yuli Gurriel, Chas McCormick and Martin Maldanado have combined for 35 home runs, making the lineup one of the toughest for opponent pitcher to eliminate.
The Astros are 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games.
The Astros are 46-19 in their last 65 home games against a left-handed starter.
The Astros are 18-8 in their last 26 vs. American League West.
Angels are 41-86 in their last 127 road games against a team with a winning record.
Angels are 32-69 in their last 101 matches against a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
Angels are 5-11 in their last 16 during Game 2 of a series.
Angels are 2-6 in their last 8 road games.
Angels are 1-4 in their last 5 road games vs. a right-handed starter.