Nationals vs Astros 2019 World Series Game 6 Odds, Preview & Pick

Nationals vs Astros 2019 World Series Game 6 Odds, Preview & Pick

Written by on October 29, 2019

The Houston Astros look to close out the Washington Nationals in World Series Game 6 on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The Astros won all 3 games at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. But, the NL pennant winners send Stephen Strasburg to the mound. Will Strasburg give the Nationals life in a do or die game? Check out the World Series odds, a preview and a free pick for Nationals vs Astros Game 6!

Nationals vs Astros 2019 World Series Game 6 Odds, Preview & Pick

Weather Forecast

  • Showers: 16°C/61°F
  • Humidity: 68%
  • Precipitation: 40%
  • Wind: 6 mph NE
  • Cloud Cover: 43%
  • Type of Stadium: Retractable

Why Washington Nationals are a good bet at +155?

The Washington Nationals failed to win games 3, 4, and 5. However, there are excuses for all three losses. In Game 5, David Martinez had to go with Joe Ross after expected starter Matt Scherzer developed neck spasms. Ross pitched well, but his mates were no match for Gerrit Cole.

On Tuesday night, Washington’s second ace, Stephen Strasburg, takes the mound. Strasburg handled the Astros in a 12-3 Game 2 victory. With Strasburg on the mound, the Nats have a real shot of taking Game 6.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Runs/G: 5.39
  • BA: .265
  • OPS: .796
  • HR: 231
  • SB: 116
Defense:
  • ERA: 4.27
  • WHIP: 1.29
  • KS: 1511
  • Quality Starts: 87
  • Errors: 87

Why the Houston Astros are a good bet at -185?

Justin Verlander, Tuesday’s starter, and Jose Altuve had a players only meeting after the stunning 3-12 Game 2 loss. Since then, the Houston Astros have played like the best team in Major League Baseball.

There’s no reason to believe that the Astros don’t get it done in Game 6. Justin Verlander desperately wants to put the Game 2 flub behind him. Gerrit Cole did that in Game 5. Verlander will be motivated to make amends in Game 6.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Runs/G: 5.68
  • BA: .274
  • OPS: .848
  • HR: 288
  • SB: 67
Defense:
  • ERA: 3.68
  • WHIP: 1.13
  • KS: 1671
  • Quality Starts: 88
  • Errors: 70

 World Series Game 6 Betting Trends for Nationals vs Astros

  • Nationals are 6-0 in their last 6 road games
  • Nationals are 5-1 in Strasburg’s last 5 starts with Holbrook behind home plate
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games
  • Astros are 20-5 in Verlander’s last 25 starts when their opponent scores 2 runs or less in their previous game
  • Astros are 7-3 in their last 10 playoff games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games

2019 World Series Game 6 Nationals vs Astros Betting Analysis

Most felt that the Astros were done after going 0-2 in this World Series. Houston, and probably anybody who has watched them play this season, knew that wasn’t the case.

The Astros didn’t just beat the Washington Nationals three times in a row. They decimated the Nationals’ confidence. All of a sudden, Washington couldn’t buy a run against a team they had dominated in two straight. All of a sudden, Washington’s pitchers couldn’t get past any batter in Houston’s lineup. It didn’t matter where that batter hit.

Washington does send one of their aces to the mound. But, so does Houston. More importantly, the Astros are seeing the ball so well right now, it would take Sandy Koufax on his best day to keep Houston from hitting the ball and scoring runs. The Houston Astros win the World Series on Tuesday night.

MLB Free Pick: Houston Astros -185

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