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2021 World Series: Astros vs. Braves Game 2 live stream, TV channel, watch online, odds, time for MLB playoffs

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The Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros will play Game 2 of the 2021 World Series on Wednesday night. The Braves won Game 1 on Tuesday in Houston in dominating fashion. As such, a Game 2 victory would put them in command of the series as it shifts to Atlanta. The Game 2 pitching matchup will pit Braves lefty Max Fried against Astros righty José Urquidy.

The Braves, appearing in their first World Series since 1999, reached this point after dispatching the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Division Series, and then the reigning champion Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Championship Series. The Astros won their third pennant in five years by toppling a pair of Sox: the Chicago White Sox in the ALDS, and the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS.

With that throat-clearing out of the way, let’s get to the important stuff — like how you can watch Wednesday night’s game.

How to watch

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 27 | Time: 8:09 p.m. ET
Location: Minute Maid Park (Houston)
TV: FOX | Live stream: fuboTV (try for free)
Odds: ATL +101; HOU -111; O/U: 8.5 (via Caesars Sportsbook)
Starting pitchers: Max Fried (ATL) vs. José Urquidy (HOU)

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Preview

Fried will be making his first career World Series start. During the regular season, he compiled a 3.04 ERA (145 ERA+) and a 3.85 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 28 starts. Fried has made 15 postseason appearances in his career. In those outings, he has a 3.86 ERA and a 3.92 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

Urquidy, conversely, will be making his third career World Series appearance. In 20 regular season starts this year he accrued a 3.62 ERA (119 ERA+) and a 4.74 strikeout-to-walk ratio. He’s made nine career postseason appearances, mustering a 4.28 ERA and a 2.50 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

Prediction

We’re all about achieving maximum entertainment value with the World Series. In this case, that means having Houston tie up things ahead of Thursday’s travel day. 

Pick: Astros 6, Braves 4

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