Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals 10/29/19 MLB Picks and Previews
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Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals 10/29/19 – The 2019 MLB World Series is down to the last two games as Houston Astros takes on Washington Nationals at home. Washington is desperate for a victory here and they Astros are not ready to make it easy. Houston is currently on a three-game winning streak at the World Series and is just one game away from the title. The last three games have been impressive by the Astros as they achieved a combined score of 19-3. Washington must fight back in this game if they want to win the World Series.
Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals 10/29/19
MLB Playoffs have been siding Washington Nationals, but the Astros seem to be keen on setting a record against them. On Sunday, Houston smashed seven runs to victory while the Nationals were able to score just one. Things seem to be getting under control for the Astros as they plan to bring in Justin Verlander as their starting pitcher. Houston will be playing at home, but the Nationals have dominated them in their home ground. However, this will be one of the most interesting games for both fans since it’s the last chance for Washington to strike back.
Players to watch: SP Justin Verlander (21-6, 4.15 ERA, 30.1 IP, 35 SO, 1.19 WHIP), Yulieski Gurriel 1B (85 R, 31 HR, 104 RBI, .298 AVG, .343 OBP, .884 OPS), 2B Jose Altuve (89 R, 31 HR, 74 RBI, .298 AVG, .353 OBP, .903 OPS), 3B Alex Bregman (122 R, 41 HR, 112 RBI, .296 AVG, .423 OBP, 1.015 OPS).
The Nationals have been surprised with Houston’s performance and they had to deal with an injured Max Scherzer on Sunday. This could be a comeback for the Nationals as baseball betting odds are once again on their side. Washington is all set to deliver Stephen Strasburg as their pitcher against Houston on Monday. The Nationals will still need support from the plate in this game to get past Justin Verlander.
Players to watch: SP Stephen Strasburg (18-6, ERA 3.32, 209.0 IP, 251 SO, 1.04 WHIP), 2B Anthony Rendon (117 R, 34 HR, 126 RBI, .319 AVG, .412 OBP, 1.010 OPS), LF Juan Soto (110 R, 34 HR, 110 RBI, .282 AVG, .401 OBP, .949 OPS), 3B Howie Kendrick (61 R, 17 HR, 62 RBI, .344 AVG, .395 OBP, .966 OPS).
Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games.
Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
Washington has played well against Houston at Minute Maid Park, the Nationals have struggled in the last three games and they will bounce back in this match. Back Washington to win their third game of the World Series on the road.
Score Prediction: Washington Nationals 6, Houston Astros 2