The Houston Astros (95-67) host the Boston Red Sox (92-70) for Game 6 of the ALCS on Friday at 8:08 PM ET at Minute Maid Park. The Astros have a 3-2 lead in the series, and will aim to secure a spot in the World Series. Both the Astros (to win) and the Red Sox ( ) have yet to name their starter.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 21, 2021, 6:00 AM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Astros vs Red Sox Betting Odds
Astros Betting Trends
- The Astros’ offense is averaging 5.3 runs in home games while pushing across 5.5 per game away from Minute Maid Park.
- The Astros score the most runs in baseball (863 total, 5.3 per game).
- The Astros have won 82 of the 135 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (60.7%).
- Houston has a record of 69-40 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -135 or shorter (63.3%).
- Houston has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 83 times this season for an 83-69-10 record against the over/under.
- Houston went 4-5 over the nine games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.
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Red Sox Betting Trends
- The Red Sox are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking fifth with 829 total runs this season.
- In away games this season, they have scored a total of 386 runs (4.5 per game) while plating 503 total at home, an average of 5.8 per contest.
- This season, the Red Sox have won 27 out of the 53 games, or 50.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
- Boston has a record of 13-14, a 48.1% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +115 or more by bookmakers this season.
- Games involving Boston have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 73 of 162 chances this season.
- Over the past 10 games, Boston has been the underdog just once and lost that contest.
Astros Players to Watch
- Yordan Alvarez paces the Astros with 33 home runs and 104 runs batted in.
- Among the qualifying batters in baseball, Alvarez ranks 21st in HR (33), 12th in RBI (104), and 14th in SLG (.531).
- Alvarez brings a five-game hitting streak into this game. Over that span he is hitting .421 with a double, a home run, two walks and five RBIs.
- Carlos Correa is batting .279 with 34 doubles, a triple, 26 home runs and 75 walks.
- Correa ranks 21st in OBP (.366), and 18th in SLG (.485) among qualifying hitters in MLB action.
Astros Batting Stats (2021)
Red Sox Players to Watch
- Rafael Devers leads Boston in home runs with 38 and runs batted in with 115.
- Among qualified hitters in MLB, Devers ranks eighth in SLG (.541), 10th in HR (38), fourth in RBI (115), and 18th in hits (166).
- Devers will look to extend his nine-game hitting streak. He’s batting .342 with five homers over that span.
- J.D. Martinez is batting .284 with an OBP of .348 and a slugging percentage of .516 this season.
- Among qualified hitters, Martinez ranks 24th in AVG (.284), first in SLG (.516), 21st in RBI (99), and 25th in hits (162) in the league.
Red Sox Batting Stats (2021)
Astros vs Red Sox Player Props
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