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That Atlanta Braves will try to steal home advantage when they meet Houston Astros in match 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. The Braves defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS to advance to the series. The Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS.
Houston is 6-4 in its last 10 games against Atlanta. They have not faced each other since 2017.
Brave who feel confident in chances
The Braves enter this series as underdogs, but they are confident of their chances of winning the series after beating the heavily favored Los Angeles Dodgers out in the NLCS. They will try to steal home ground benefits from the Astros with a win Tuesday night.
– Atlanta Braves (@Braves) October 25, 2021
Atlanta has an average of four runs per game in the off-season. They have a batting average of .250, a .319 at base percentage and a .407 slugging percentage.
Eddie Rosario has been the big bat for Atlanta. He leads the team with a batting average of .474, three homeruns and 11 RBI.
Atlanta’s pitching has also been very good. Opponents have a stroke average of .228 against the Braves. They have a 3.41 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP.
In his last start, Morton gave up three hits and two runs in five innings, but the bullpen blew the lead, resulting in a 6-5 victory for the Dodgers. They need another solid start from him if they want to win.
Astros hopes bats stay warm
The Astros won three games in a row against the Red Sox to reserve their place in the World Series. They will try to keep momentum going with a win over the Braves, which will give them their fourth win in a row and the series victory.
– Houston Astros (@astros) October 23, 2021
Houston averages 6.7 runs per game in the off-season. They have a batting average of .281, a .353 at base percentage and a .443 slugging percentage.
Jordan Alvarez leads Houston with a batting average of .441, while Kyle Tucker leads the team with four homeruns and 15 RBI.
Houston’s pitching has not been very good in the playoffs. Opponents have a stroke average of .245 against the Astros. They have a 4.50 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP.
In his final start, Valdez gave up three hits and a run in eight innings, leading to a 9-1 victory over the Red Sox. They will need a similar effort from him if they are to win this match.