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Houston Astros vs Atlanta Braves 10/31/2021 World Series Game 5 Tips, Betting Forecast and Odds
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Houston Astros vs Atlanta Braves 10/31/2021 – The Atlanta Braves take a commanding 3-1 lead in the Major League Baseball World Series after Game 4. They have a chance to win it all when they go up against the Houston Astros for Game 5 this Sunday, October 31. This game will be played once again in the Truist Park located in Smyrna, Georgia and the first pitch happens at 8:15 p.m. Eastern Time. FOX Sports will have the television coverage rights and they will have the same feed at MLB.TV for the online live stream. It is seen in MLB World Series odds and picks that the Houston Astros will live another day and win Game 5 against the Atlanta Braves.
Houston Astros vs Atlanta Braves 10/31/2021
The Houston Astros after getting shutout in Game 3 managed to score two RBIs but it was not enough to hold off the Atlanta Braves. This team scored their two RBIs by the top of the fourth inning and carried an early 2-0 lead until the bottom of the sixth. Carlos Correa grounded the ball and Jose Altuve scored the first RBI for the Astros. Jose Altuve hit a 430 ft. home run in center field at the top of the fourth and it was the last time the Astros scored in the game. Pitcher Zack Greinke was the team’s best pitcher and had 4 innings pitched and managed to have three strikeouts.
Players to watch: M. Brantley RF (GP 13, AB 58, R 3, H 19, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 9, TB 23, BB 0, SO 12, SB 1, AVG 0.328, OBP 0.328, SLG 0.397, OPS 0.724, WAR 0), J. Altuve 2B (GP 13, AB 53, R 17, H 10, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 8, TB 25, BB 8, SO 14, SB 1, AVG 0.189, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.472, OPS 0.773, WAR 0).
The Atlanta Braves had a come-from-behind victory over the Houston Astros in Game 4 and that gives them the momentum heading to Game 5 with a prime chance to become the world champions in their home field. After going 0-2 in Game 4, the Braves scored their first RBI with Austin Riley hitting the ball in the left-center and it allowed Eddie Rosario to score at the bottom of the sixth. The Braves had two home runs in the bottom of the seventh from Dansby Swanson and Jorge Soler to claim the lead 3-2. It was enough for the Braves to hold on to the victory until the ninth inning.
Players to watch: A. Riley 3B (GP 13, AB 53, R 6, H 13, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 7, TB 23, BB 3, SO 21, SB 0, AVG 0.245, OBP 0.286, SLG 0.434, OPS 0.72, WAR 0), O. Albies 2B (GP 13, AB 53, R 9, H 14, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 17, BB 4, SO 10, SB 3, AVG 0.264, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.321, OPS 0.637, WAR 0).
Houston Astros vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games.
Houston Astros vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The Atlanta Braves thrilled their home crowd with their Game 4 performance but don’t expect the Houston Astros to just give the championship to them. The best online sportsbook still sees the Astros taking this series to Game 6.
Score Prediction: 8-4, Astros win.