The Houston Astros (95-67) will host the Atlanta Braves (88-73) to kick off the World Series on Tuesday at 8:09 PM ET, live on FOX from Minute Maid Park. Houston’s Framber Valdez and Atlanta’s Charlie Morton have been named the starters for this contest. The Braves are underdogs (+120) for this matchup with the Astros, who are -130 favorites on the moneyline.
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The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from Caesars and SportsData.io as of October 26, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.
Braves Probable Starting Pitcher: Charles Morton
- Morton (14-6) gets the starting nod for the Braves in his 34th start of the season. He’s put together a 3.30 ERA in 185 2/3 innings pitched, with 216 strikeouts.
- His last time out was on Tuesday against the Dodgers, when the righty threw five innings, surrendering two earned runs while allowing three hits.
- Morton enters this outing with 19 quality starts under his belt this season.
- The Braves’ pitching staff allows an average of 1.1 home runs in road games.
Braves Hitting Leaders
Think the Braves are going to go all the way? See a pennant in their future? These are the latest odds from bookmakers on Atlanta taking home the NL East crown, the NL Pennant and the World Series. A bet on these futures only cashes in if the Braves hit those milestones and can pay big, as a 100 dollar bet on Atlanta to win the World Series would net the bettor 10,000 dollars.
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Braves Team Props
Have a hunch about what’s going to happen in the game? Will the Braves get off to a hot start and be leading after five innings, or score the first run? Will your lucky number of eight be the final score? Will the game be close and go to extra innings? Betting on these game prop bets allows you to make those calls and win if you make the right predictions.
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