Houston Astros vs. Atlanta Braves: World Series Game 6 Best Odds and Preview for November 2, 2021


By Claudio Fortuna | November 1, 2021, 8:45 am

The Houston Astros (95-67) and the Atlanta Braves (88-73) play in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday 8:09 PM ET at Minute Maid Park. The Braves are up 3-2 in the series, and can earn a the championship with a win.

Atlanta has yet to name a starter while Houston is projected to start Luis Garcia.

Best Odds for Houston Astros vs Atlanta Braves

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves.

Astros Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Astros have been victorous in 83, or 61.5%, of the 135 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Houston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 85 of their 162 opportunities.
  • The Astros lead MLB with 863 runs scored this season.
  • Houston has played as the favorite in nine of its past 10 games and has gone 4-5 in those contests.
  • When it comes to the total, the Astros and their foes are 4-6 in their last 10 contests.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Garcia (11-8) takes the mound first for the Astros in his 29th start of the season. He’s put together a 3.24 ERA in 155 1/3 innings pitched, with 167 strikeouts.
  • His last time out came on Saturday against the Braves, when the righty tossed 3 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • In Garcia’s 28 starts, his team is 16-12.
  • Garcia has started 28 contests with a total set by bookmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in nine of them.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Jose Siri 15 .304 .347 .609 4 9 14
Kyle Tucker 137 .294 .359 .557 30 92 149
Yordan Alvarez 144 .277 .346 .531 33 104 149
Carlos Correa 148 .279 .366 .485 26 92 155
Yuli Gurriel 141 .319 .383 .462 15 81 169
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Braves Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Braves are 22-26 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 45.8% of those games).
  • Atlanta has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 160 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 73 of those games (73-78-9).
  • The Braves have the No. 8 offense in baseball scoring 4.9 runs per game (790 total runs).
  • Over the last 10 games, Atlanta was named the moneyline underdog by oddsmakers just two times, and it split those games.
  • In their last 10 matchups, the Braves and their opponents combined to hit the over four times.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Eddie Rosario 33 .271 .330 .573 7 16 26
Austin Riley 160 .303 .367 .531 33 107 179
Freddie Freeman 159 .300 .393 .503 31 83 180
Jorge Soler 55 .269 .358 .524 14 33 56
Adam Duvall 55 .226 .287 .513 16 45 45

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