Atlanta Braves Vs Houston Astros World Series Game 1 Betting Preview And Lines – October 26, 2021

Written By Staff on October 26, 2021 - Last Updated on June 25, 2024

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.

Betting Odds

Astros vs Braves Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Astros -130 Braves +120 HOU -1.5 8

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.
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Braves Hitting Leaders

Austin Riley

  • Austin Riley leads Atlanta in home runs with 33 and runs batted in with 107.
  • Riley ranks sixth in hits (179), eighth in AVG (.303), 19th in OBP (.367), 21st in HR (33), and seventh in RBI (107) among qualified hitters in MLB.

Freddie Freeman

  • Freddie Freeman is batting .300 with an OBP of .393 and a slugging percentage of .503 this season.
  • Freeman ranks fifth in hits (180), 10th in AVG (.300), and fourth in OBP (.393) among qualified hitters in the majors.

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Braves Futures

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.

Futures Odds
To Win World Series +130

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.

Prop Odds
Braves First to Score -130
Braves Will Play Extra Innings +700

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