BOTTOM LINE: Houston enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Astros are 7-5 against the rest of their division. The Houston pitching staff averages 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings, Jose Urquidy leads them with a mark of 8.6.
The Angels have gone 2-3 against division opponents. Los Angeles has hit 25 combined home runs this season, most in the American League. Mike Trout leads the team with six homers.
The Astros won the last meeting 4-2. Ryan Pressly earned his first victory and Carlos Correa went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Houston. Raisel Iglesias registered his first loss for Los Angeles.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Tucker leads the Astros with four home runs and is slugging .406.
Jared Walsh leads the Angels with 13 RBIs and is batting .327.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 1-9, .207 batting average, 6.07 ERA, outscored by 32 runs
Angels: 5-5, .273 batting average, 4.65 ERA, outscored opponents by one run