MLB Odds: Verlander, Hill Square Off in World Series on Tuesday. Tuesday night will be an elimination game in the World Series, as the Los Angeles Dodgers host the Houston Astros for Game 6.
Justin Verlander (4-0, 2.05 ERA) took a no-decision in a 7-6 11-inning win for the Astros in Game 2. Over six innings, he allowed three runs on two hits, striking out five and walking two. So far this postseason, Verlander has given up seven runs over 30.2 innings, striking out 29 and walking eight. Over 8.2 innings on the road, Verlander has given up four runs on seven hits and allowed three homeruns.
Rich Hill (0-0, 2.77 ERA) took his third no-decision of the postseason in Game 2, allowing a run on three hits over four innings; he struck out seven and walked three. All three of Hill’s previous starts in this postseason have come at home where he was 7-5 in 14 starts with an ERA of 2.77 during the regular season.
Through the first four games of the World Series, the Astros and the Dodgers have gone under the posted total twice along with a push. The home team and the away team have been favored twice each.