Astros at Nationals 10/27/19 - MLB World Series Game 5 Betting Picks & Odds
Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals
MLB: 8:07 PM EST
Oct. 27, 2019
Latest Odds : HOU -155 O/U 7
The Houston Astros play Game 5 of the best of seven World Series on Sunday against the Washington Nationals on the road at Nationals Park. The two play Game 4 Saturday with the Astros trailing the Nationals 2-1. In game 3, the Astros defeated the Nationals 4-1 on a gutty pitching performance by Zack Greinke who worked out of trouble several times in his 4 2/3 innings. Five relievers came in to lock down the Nationals bats the remainder of the game, with Josh James taking the win.
Anibal Sanchez did not have the same success on Friday as he enjoyed previously in the preseason. The Nationals committed a pair of errors behind the right-hander and three other miscues on plays ruled as hits. Starting catcher Kurt Suzuki left the game in the sixth after suffering a hip flexor injury but the Nationals did not say what his playing status was for Saturday or Sunday.
This postseason, Jose Altuve is the Astros leader in batting average at .362, in hits with 21, and home runs with five. Yuli Gurriel leads in RBIs with 10. As a team, Houston is averaging .222 at the plate. The Astros have not yet announced their starting pitcher for Sunday’s Game 5 of the World Series with the Washington Nationals.
During the postseason, Anthony Rendon is leading the Nationals with a .311 batting average. Trea Turner leads in hits with 15, 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. Washington has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Game 4 on Sunday against the Astros.
Recent Betting Trends:
Houston is 11-4 in its last 15 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Astros last 5 on the road
Washington is 7-1 in its last 8 in interleague play
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Nationals last 5
Free Betting Pick: Houston Astros -155
The Astros narrowed the Nationals lead to 2-1 after winning Game 3. Houston has played well of late on the road winning 11 of its last 15, and has won 14 of its last 19 versus an opponent from the National League East. In addition, the Astros have won 4 of the last 5 on the road versus an opponent with a winning percentage at home of above .600. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 5-1