Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals, World Series game 6. The Astros are only one step away from winning after the world series starts badly. The home team has the advantage of playing at home again but the Nationals already know how to win in Houston. The Nationals lost three games at home after hurting on the road. The revenge of the Astros was a harder blow than the Nationals in Houston could do.
Houston Astros: At home we feel safe.
The Astros have a positive record playing at home this season with 65-24, including playoff games. But in October during the playoffs and world series, the home record is 5-3. Against the Rays the team won all three games at home, against the Yankees only one defeat and two victories. Against the Nationals two defeats without home wins. The second game at home the Nationals won by 9 nine runs 3-12.
At home the Astros are scoring an average of 5.84 runs, 3.90 walks, 7.35 strike outs, 1.81 home runs, 15.12 left on base. The defense allows up to 4.00 runs per game, 2.75 walks, 10.91 strike outs, 7.62 hits, 1.58 home runs, 12.72 left on base. Against the Nationals the team allowed 17 runs in just two games.
Justin Verlander looking for glory for this game. 21-6 in 34 games as starter this season. 2.58 ERA, 223 pitched innings, 137 hits, 66 runs 36 home runs, 300 strike outs and 0803 WHIP. The record for Verlander during the playoffs is 2-1. In the second home game against the Nats, Verlander allowed 12 runs.
Washington Nationals: We can win today.
The Nationals were humiliated three times in Washington. In the three home games the Nationals could barely score a single run in each one: 4-1, 8-1 and a couple of days 7-1. The domain was total by the Astros in Washington. The home team really couldn’t do anything to stop the visitors’ offense even though they used Sanchez, Corbin and Ross.
On the road the Nationals are scoring an average of 5.15 runs per game, 3.48 walks, 8.50 strike outs, 8.84 hits, 1.25 home runs, 14.22 left on base. The defense allows up to 4.08 runs, 3.22 walks, 9.28 strike outs, 7.48 hits, 1.11 home runs, 13.31 left on base.
Stephen Strasburg 18-6 in 33 games as starter. Strasburg won in the second game against the Astros in Houston. 3.32 ERA, 209 pitched innings, 161 hits, 79 runs, 24 home runs, 251 strike outs, 1038 WHIP.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals 10/29/2019 is: take the OVER 7.5 (TOTALS).
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