Houston Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr., 28, who left Game 4 of the ALDS against the Chicago White Sox with forearm tightness, will miss the World series as his teammates battle the Atlanta Braves, beginning Tuesday.
The Astros enter the 2021 World Series with the better odds of winning it all. The Houston Astros opened as a -145 (59.2%) favorite at WynnBET.com to win the World Series and are -130 (56.5%) for Tuesday’s opening game.
Eight bytes equals a bit, so here are eight interesting byte sized Astros related numbers that equals a bit of information in the 8th edition of Astro Bytes: 27 – Yordan Alvarez has 27 total bases in 10 postseason games this season.
After tossing a gem at Fenway Park in the ALCS, Houston left-hander Framber Valdez will start Game 1 of the World Series for the Astros on Tuesday, opposed by Atlanta Braves right-hander Charlie Morton.
Sportsbooks have installed the Astros as World Series favorites over the Braves. Houston opened as a -150 favorite at Caesars Sportsbook, but the price quickly ticked down to -145, with Atlanta listed at +125.
The Houston Astros, fresh off a years-long cheating scandal, are headed back to the World Series after defeating the Boston Red Sox, 4-2, in the ALCS. Their triumph did not come without a little controversy, however.