Astros host the Angels on home winning streak

July 3, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Angels (37-43, fourth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (50-27, first in the AL West)

Houston; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Jose Suarez (1-2, 4.36 ERA, 1.64 WHIP, 34 strikeouts); Astros: Framber Valdez (8-3, 2.65 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -226, Angels +187; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros host the Los Angeles Angels trying to extend a six-game home winning streak.

Houston is 23-11 in home games and 50-27 overall. The Astros have the No. 1 team ERA in baseball at 2.89.

Los Angeles has a 16-20 record in road games and a 37-43 record overall. The Angels have a 17-11 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Sunday’s game is the 10th meeting between these teams this season. The Astros have a 6-3 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Yordan Alvarez has a .311 batting average to lead the Astros, and has eight doubles, two triples and 23 home runs. Alex Bregman is 12-for-36 with two home runs and 10 RBI over the past 10 games.


Taylor Ward has 10 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 32 RBI for the Angels. Shohei Ohtani is 11-for-32 with two doubles and five home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 8-2, .246 batting average, 2.00 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs

Angels: 4-6, .215 batting average, 4.80 ERA, outscored by 16 runs

INJURIES: Astros: Jason Castro: 10-Day IL (knee), Blake Taylor: 60-Day IL (elbow), Michael Brantley: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Josh James: 60-Day IL (lat), Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 15-Day IL (leg), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm)

Angels: Archie Bradley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Duffy: 10-Day IL (back), Jimmy Herget: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (tricep), David Fletcher: 60-Day IL (hip), Cooper Criswell: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.