The Houston Astros (95-67) will host the Atlanta Braves (88-73) in the second game of the World Series on Wednesday at 8:09 PM ET, live on FOX from Minute Maid Park. The Astros will look to bounce back after falling behind in the series in Game 1. Houston’s Jose Urquidy gets the start, and he’ll go against Atlanta’s Max Fried. Bookmakers have installed the Braves as +101 underdogs, while the Astros are -111 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 27, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.
Braves Probable Starting Pitcher: Max Fried
- Fried (14-7) takes the mound first for the Braves in his 29th start of the season. He’s put together a 3.04 ERA in 165 2/3 innings pitched, with 158 strikeouts.
- In his most recent appearance on Friday against the Dodgers, the left-hander went 4 2/3 innings, allowing five earned runs while surrendering eight hits.
- Fried has collected 19 quality starts this year.
- The Braves have gone 15-34 this season in games the team has allowed at least two homers.
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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