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Atlanta Braves vs Houston Astros 10/27/2021 Game 2 World Series Preview, Spread and Analysis
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Atlanta Braves vs Houston Astros 10/27/2021 – The Atlanta Braves took to a perfect start in their World Series despite playing the threatening Astros on their home turf. The Braves will remain at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas as they take on the Astros in their second game. The MLB World Series picks are flourishing online as these two teams battle in their best-of-seven games. The Astros will look for a comeback, especially after they dropped their series opener at home. Houston will need to win four of their six remaining games.
Atlanta Braves vs Houston Astros 10/27/2021
The Atlanta Braves continue to build on their success after a successful night at Minute Maid Park. The Braves went deep from the plate and smashed six runs to victory. From the pitching end, they restricted the Astros to just two. Charlie Morton was impressive on the mound as their starter but was forced to leave due to an injury. Morton gave up just one hit in two-plus innings. AJ Minter came in as their relieving pitcher and gave up one run in 2.2 frames. Jorge Soler, Adam Duvall, and Freddie Freeman were the bright spots from the plate. Atlanta will turn in Max Fried as their starter in this game. Fried is 15-8 with an ERA of 3.16.
Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP 10, AB 42, R 8, H 11, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 14, BB 2, SO 9, SB 2, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.295, SLG 0.333, OPS 0.629, WAR 0), A. Riley 3B (GP 10, AB 40, R 6, H 10, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 5, TB 18, BB 3, SO 14, SB 0, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.45, OPS 0.752, WAR 0).
The Houston Astros were helpless from the mound as Framber Valdez lasted for only two innings. Valdez gave up five runs and eight hits in their loss. Houston struggled from the plate as they recorded just eight hits in total. The Astros had runners in scoring position but were unable to get more than two. Chad McCormick and Carlos Correa were the only players that contributed from the plate. Jose Urquidy will get the ball as their starter in this game. Urquidy is 8-4 with an ERA of 3.98.
Players to watch: M. Brantley LF (GP 10, AB 45, R 3, H 14, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 8, TB 16, BB 0, SO 10, SB 1, AVG 0.311, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.356, OPS 0.667, WAR 0), K. Tucker RF (GP 10, AB 40, R 9, H 11, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 15, TB 25, BB 2, SO 9, SB 3, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.625, OPS 0.935, WAR 0).
Atlanta Braves vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston’s last 10 games.
Atlanta Braves vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The Braves vs. Astros picks continue to remain in favor of Atlanta. The Braves have Fried on the mound as their starter and with their top hitters, they are all set to take out the Astros and win this game.
Score Prediction: Braves 6, Astros 3.