Astros at Nationals 10/25/19 - MLB World Series Game 3 Betting Picks & Odds
Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals
MLB: 8:07 PM EST
Oct. 25, 2019
Latest Odds : HOU -135 O/U 8
On Friday, the Houston Astros visit Nationals Park in the nation’s capital to play Game 3 of the best of seven World Series against the Washington Nationals. The Astros trail the Nationals 2-0 after losing Game 1 and 2 at home. In game 2, the Astros were routed 12-3. Justin Verlander suffered the loss and is 0-5 in six starts in the World Series. The right-hander allowed four runs on seven hits. During the regular season Verlander led baseball in wins with 21.
Washington starter Stephen Strasburg pitched well allowing a first inning two run homer before throwing five scoreless innings allowing a total of seven hits while striking out seven and improving to 4-0 during the current postseason. The win was Washington’s eighth straight and 18th of their last 20. Kurt Suzuki’s two run homer snapped a tie in the seventh when the Nationals scored six runs.
This postseason, Jose Altuve is the Astros leader in batting average at .358, in hits with 19, and home runs with five. Yuli Gurriel leads in RBIs with 10. As a team, Houston is averaging .216 at the plate. On Friday, the Astros will send Zack Greinke to the mound. This postseason the right-hander is 0-2 with an ERA of 6.43, 16 Ks and 5 BBs.
During the postseason, Anthony Rendon is leading the Nationals with a .325 batting average. Trea Turner leads in hits with 14, while Juan Soto is leading in home runs with three and Howie Kendrick is leading in RBIs with 10. As a team, the Nationals are averaging .255 at the plate. On Friday, the Nationals will send Anibal Sanchez to the mound. The right-hander during the postseason is 1-0 with an ERA of 0.71, 14 Ks and 3 BB in two starts.
Recent Betting Trends:
Houston is 10-4 in its last 14 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Astros last 5 on grass
Washington is 7-0 in its last 7 interleague games
The OVER has cashed in each of the Nationals last 4 on grass
Free Betting Pick: Houston Astros -135
The Astros dug themselves a big hole by losing Games 1 and 2 at home and must begin climbing out of it in Game 3 or face an embarrassing sweep. The Astros have won 10 of their last 14 on the road, 5 of Zack Greinke’s last 7 starts and 36 of their last 51 overall. Houston has bounced back well from defeat winning 6 of its last 8 following a loss. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 6-2