The Ultimate Guide for 2021 World Series Game 3: Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros

The Houston Astros edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, putting both teams’ records at 1-1. Game 3 shifts to Atlanta, where the Braves are expected to retake the lead for the second time in the series.

2021 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros Game 3 Betting Odds & Line Movement

The Braves are a -120 Moneyline favorite in Game 3, their first visit to Truist Park. The underdogs for Game 3 are +101, which is the case in this series. The total is at 8 runs, and the UNDER has gone 6-3-1 in the last 10 meetings.

Notes On The Atlanta Braves

In Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he surrendered three hits and one earned run over four frames, Madison Bumgarner was on a mission.In three starts this postseason, he is 3-0 with a 1.47 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP. In 24 starts during the regular season, Anderson went 9-5 with a 3.58 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP.

The Astros got the start they needed in Game 2 after a four-run second inning. Jose Siri delivered an RBI infield hit, and Martin Maldonado followed with an RBI single of his own.On the same play, Rosario threw to third base incorrectly, allowing Siri to score as well. The Astros closed out the frame with yet another RBI single from Michael Brantley, and that was enough offense to seal the victory.

The Blue Jays scored three runs in the first and added another via a two-RBI double from George Springer. The Mariners had no answer for Josh Donaldson, who went 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs to lead Toronto to an 8–1 victory.

Notes On The Houston Astros

Luis Garcia is 0-1 in the postseason, posting a 7.94 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in four starts. His finest game of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox was far and away his most recent outing, when he gave up one hit with no runs over 5.2 innings of work.From August 23 to October 5, the Dodgers lost 12 of their first 14 games at Coors Field. With starters Jake Arrieta and Tyler Chatwood alternating starts, the club went on a 10-game winning streak from May 11 to 20. Garcia spent nearly all of his team’s victories in 2018 pitching out of the bullpen, going 11-8 WHIP.

In Game 1, the Braves got off to a quick start by opening up a 5-0 lead after three frames. In Game 2, we saw a complete turnaround as the Astros took a commanding 5-1 advantage after just two innings.

After four scoreless frames, the Atlanta bullpen allowed seven hits and five earned runs in Game 1 of Monday’s doubleheader against the Dodgers. Starter Max Fried lasted just five innings, giving up seven hits and five earned runs while striking out six batters.

On the offensive side, Atlanta had trouble scoring runs. In the second inning, Travis d’Arnaud drove in the team’s first run with a solo shot, and Freddie Freeman scored the Braves’ second run with an RBI single in the fifth. Eddie Rosario was 0-for-4 on Saturday night.

2021 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros Game 2 Picks, Predictions, Odds & Lines

How Can The Atlanta Braves Win The World Series?

The Astros may need only one or two good innings to win.In the ALCS, we’ve seen them do it to Boston, and we saw it again in Game 2 when the bats were able to string together numerous hits in the second inning to build a 5-1 lead. Being up first is actually beneficial for this club.

How Can The Houston Astros Win The World Series?

The key for the Braves will be to withstand an early Astros assault in Game 2. In Game 1, the Braves were able to keep Houston’s bats quiet, allowing just two runs and eight hits – clearly, however, they were not able to do so in Game 2.They’ll need Anderson to keep up his superb postseason performance if they want to reclaim the series lead in Game 3.

2021 World Series Betting Pick & Prediction: Atlanta Braves -113

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