Nationals at Astros 10/30/19 - MLB World Series Game 7 Betting Picks & Odds
Washington Nationals vs. Houston Astros
MLB: 8:08 PM EST
Oct. 30, 2019
Latest Odds : HOU -136 O/U 7.5
On Wednesday, the Washington Nationals visit Minute Maid Park to play the seventh and final game of the 2019 World Series against the Houston Astros. The Astros host the Nationals in Game 6 on Tuesday. Washington opened with two straight victories but has now lost three straight. The Nationals lost Game 5 7-1 and scored their only run on a solo homer by Juan Soto during the seventh.
Gerrit Cole continued to pitch well during the postseason as he did all season. The right-hander allowed three hits and one run over seven innings, while striking out nine to earn the win in Game 5. This postseason Cole is 4-1 with an ERA of 1.72. Yordan Alvarez and Carlos Correa hit two-run homers early and George Springer belted another later in the game to give the Astros all they needed to win.
During the postseason, Anthony Rendon is leading the Nationals with a .308 batting average. Trea Turner leads in hits with 15, while Juan Soto is leading in home runs with four and in RBIs with 12. As a team, the Nationals are averaging .239 at the plate. The Nationals will send Max Scherzer to the mound on Wednesday in Game 7. The righthander is 3-0 with an ERA of 2.16 during the postseason.
This postseason, Jose Altuve is the Astros leader in batting average at .353, in hits with 24, and home runs with five. Yuli Gurriel leads in RBIs with 12. As a team, Houston is averaging .235 at the plate. Houston will send Zack Greinke to the mound for Game 7. The right-hander this postseason is 0-2 with an ERA of 5.30.
Recent Betting Trends:
Washington is 42-19 in its last 61
The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Nationals last 9 interleague games
Houston is 39-15 in its last 54
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Astros last 6
Free Betting Pick: Houston Astros -136
The winner take all Game 7 will boil down to how much each starting pitcher has left in his tank and if the bullpens can hold up during the final three innings. The Astros have a slight edge at the plate as Houston’s team batting average has increased in each of Games 3, 4 and 5. Houston will have the advantage of playing at home in front of its fans. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 5-4