Angels look to end 4-game slide, take on the Astros

Updated Jul. 12, 2022 3:01 a.m. ET

Houston Astros (56-29, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (38-49, fourth in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Luis Garcia (7-5, 3.70 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 87 strikeouts); Angels: Noah Syndergaard (5-7, 3.84 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 55 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -128, Angels +108; over/under is 8 1/2 runs


BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels look to end a four-game slide when they take on the Houston Astros.

Los Angeles has a 21-23 record at home and a 38-49 record overall. The Angels have hit 103 total home runs to rank 10th in MLB play.

Houston has a 56-29 record overall and a 29-17 record in road games. The Astros have gone 31-3 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

The teams match up Tuesday for the 11th time this season. The Astros lead the season series 7-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mike Trout has a .268 batting average to lead the Angels, and has 17 doubles, two triples and 24 home runs. Luis Rengifo is 12-for-38 with two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 2-8, .179 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by 21 runs

Astros: 8-2, .282 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs

INJURIES: Angels: Michael Lorenzen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), 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)

Astros: Yordan Alvarez: 10-Day IL (hand), 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), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm)


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