Astros vs. Angels Predictions
With the total set at 8 runs, will tonight's contest between the Astros and Angels in Los Angeles go over or under for bettors?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Angels are +103 money line home underdogs while the Astros have -113 odds to win tonight in L.A. With Mike Fiers set to face Matt Shoemaker in the pitching matchup, the over/under is sitting at 8 runs.
The over has been cashing for bettors when Fiers takes the hill. It's 5-1 in his last six starts overall, is 5-2-1 in his last eight outings versus American League West opponents, and is 4-1 in his last five outings following a quality start in his last appearance.
The over is also 3-1-1 in Shoemaker's last five starts coming off five days of rest and has cashed in five of his last seven starts on Friday. The over is 9-4-3 in Shoemaker's last 16 starts versus American League West opponents as well.
OUR PREDICTION: The over has hit in 13 of the Astros' last 17 road games versus a right-handed starter and is 5-2 in their last seven road games overall. The over is also 6-1 in Fiers' last seven starts versus a team with a losing record, 4-1 in his last five starts following a team loss in their previous game, and 5-1 in the Angels' last six home games.
FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: ASTROS/ANGELS OVER 8