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Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros 10/22/2021 American League Division Series Game 6 Forecast

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Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros 10-22-2021 American League Division Series Game 6 Forecast

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros 10/22/2021 – Game five of the American League Championship Series is all set to get underway as the Boston Red Sox take on the Houston Astros from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The Red Sox will take the road in this game as they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The Boston Red Sox is on the brink of elimination and the odds of winning against the Astros seem tough. However, the Red Sox are known for rebounding. The baseball playoffs predictions are back in favor of the Red Sox to win this game and cover the spread.

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros 10/22/2021

When: Friday, October 22, 8:08 PM ET
Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
TV: FS1
Stream: MLB.TV

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros 10/22/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Boston Red Sox +1.5 (-190) 8.5 o (-110) +114
Houston Astros -1.5 (+170) 8.5 u (-110) -141
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Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox are currently in a crucial spot and they must win this game to make it to the World Series. Boston gave up nine runs in their last game and scored just one from the plate. The Red Sox will turn towards Nathan Eovaldi as their starting pitcher in this game. Eovaldi is holding a 13-10 record on the season with an ERA of 3.85. Boston will still need to turn to their offensive unit in order to get past the powerful Astros.

Players to watch: Enrique Hernández CF (GP 10, AB 45, R 9, H 19, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 9, TB 38, BB 1, SO 6, SB 0, AVG 0.422, OBP 0.438, SLG 0.844, OPS 1.282, WAR 0), Xander Bogaerts SS (GP 10, AB 42, R 7, H 12, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 6, TB 23, BB 5, SO 13, SB 0, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.362, SLG 0.548, OPS 0.909, WAR 0).

Houston Astros

Houston is just one step away from glory and is all set to turn in Yimi Garcia to the mound as their starter. Garcia is holding a 5-8 record on the season with an ERA of 4.88. The Astros went deep from the plate in their last game and are sure to have the home advantage. Houston will need to win one of their last two games. The Astros struggled against Boston at the start but they rebounded well and are riding a two-game winning streak.

Players to watch: Michael Brantley LF (GP 9, AB 41, R 3, H 13, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 8, TB 15, BB 0, SO 10, SB 1, AVG 0.317, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.366, OPS 0.683, WAR 0), Kyle Tucker RF (GP 9, AB 36, R 8, H 10, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 12, TB 21, BB 2, SO 8, SB 3, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.583, OPS 0.899, WAR 0).

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers

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Boston Red Sox

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston’s last 8 games.
Boston are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
Boston are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 10 games when playing on the road against Houston.

Houston Astros

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston’s last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston’s last 7 games against Boston.
Astros are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 10 games when playing at home against Boston.

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Betting Picks

Take the Red Sox to win this game and cover the spread with the help of Eovaldi on the mound as their starter. Boston has the top online sportsbook odds in their favor. As for Houston, they will have one more game to rebound.

Score Prediction: Red Sox 7, Astros 3.