Astros vs Angels: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 6, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 6, 2021

The Houston Astros (4-1) will look to avoid the sweep when they visit the Los Angeles Angels (4-1) to complete a two-game series. Sportsbooks have listed the Astros as -117 favorites for the series finale, while the Angels are +100 underdogs to complete their sweep. Houston’s Zack Greinke gets the start, and he’ll go against Los Angeles’ Dylan Bundy.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Astros vs Angels Betting Lines

Astros Betting Insights

  • The Astros won 25, or 59.5%, of the 42 games they played as favorites last season.
  • Houston had a record of 24-15, a 61.5% win rate, when favored by -117 or more by oddsmakers last season.
  • The Astros have a 51.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Houston’s games went over the total in 28 of their 58 chances last season.

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Angels Betting Insights

  • The Angels were underdogs in 28 games last season and came away with the win 11 times (39.3%) in those contests.
  • Last year, Los Angeles won 10 of 25 games when listed as at least +100 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Angels have a 48.1% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Los Angeles’ games went over the total in 29 of its 55 opportunities.

Angels Probable Pitcher – Dylan Bundy

  • Bundy (0-0) takes the mound first for the Angels to make his second start of the season.
  • This season, the 28-year-old does not rank in the top 20 in K/9 and ERA among qualifying pitchers.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 6, 2021 at 6:10 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Astros Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 4-1
Home 0-0
Road 4-1
vs LHP (Starters) 3-1
vs RHP (Starters) 1-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 4-1

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Astros Probable Pitcher – Zack Greinke

  • Greinke heads to the mound for the Astros to make his second start of the season, seeking his second win.
  • Among qualified pitchers this season, the 37-year-old’s .00 ERA ranks first, and his .500 WHIP ranks seventh.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 6, 2021 at 6:10 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Angels Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 4-1
Home 4-1
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-1
vs RHP (Starters) 3-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 4-1

Astros Hitting Stats

  • The Astros averaged 1.2 home runs per game to rank 19th in MLB play with 69 total home runs last season.
  • The Astros racked up two or more dingers in 19 games last season, and finished 11-8 in those outings.
  • Michael Brantley hit .300 last season with five home runs and 22 RBI.
  • Carlos Correa finished with a .383 SLG and five homers while driving in 25 runs.

Angels Hitting Stats

  • The Angels ranked 10th in Major League Baseball with 85 home runs.
  • In 30 games at home last season, they hit 49 homers, an average of 1.6 per contest.
  • Anthony Rendon hit .286 a season ago with 11 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 36 walks.
  • Mike Trout hit 17 home runs with 46 runs batted in last year.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Angels (+100)

Over/Under Pick: Under (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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