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Astros enter Game 7 of the World Series as favorites against Nationals

The final game of the 2019 MLB season is upon us. Zack Greinke and the Houston Astros host Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals in Game 7. We break down all the odds.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer before game four of the 2019 World Series against the Houston Astros at Nationals Park. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The 2019 MLB season officially comes down to the final possible day. The Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros on Tuesday evening to force a deciding Game 7 at Minute Maid Park. Stephen Strasburg was lights out after a shaky first inning and the Nationals offense kept Justin Verlander winless in his World Series career.

First pitch for Game 7 is set for Wednesday at 8:08 p.m. on FOX. Max Scherzer will face off against Zach Greinke. Scherzer was scratched for his start in Game 5 due to a nerve issue in his back that left him unable to raise his arm a few hours before the game. He received a cortisone injection and after a 48-hour wait, was declared good to go for Game 7. Greinke is looking to rebound from a shaky Game 3, in which he contained the Nationals but was pulled after 4 23 innings.

The Astros are favored — as they have been for all but one game this series — with a money line of -141. The road team has won every game this series, marking the first time that has happened in any of the four major North American sports.

Wagering heading into game has taken an interesting turn. The betting public is siding with the Nationals on money line wagers, with 61 percent of the handle and 75 percent of the bets placed on Washington at +125. On the other hand, people betting on the run line are siding with the Astros. Houston’s run line is -1.5 and 68 percent of the handle and 58 percent of bets placed on that -1.5

Game Lines

Run line: Nationals (+1.5) -175, Astros (-1.5) +148
Total runs (7.5): Over -105, Under -117
Money Line: Nationals +125, Astros -141

Game Parlays

Money Line/Total Parlay

Astros + Under: +190
Astros + Over: +215
Nationals + Under: +310
Nationals + Over: +350

Run Line/Total Parlay

Nationals + Under: +180
Nationals + Over: +205
Astros + Under: +330
Astros + Over: +370

Game Props

Nationals to score 1st + win: Yes +210, No -275
Astros to score 1st + win: Yes +160, No -200

First team to score: Nationals -122, Astros +104
Last team to score: Nationals +125, Astros -148

Total runs by Astros (3.5): Over -134, Under +115
Total runs by Nationals (3.5): Over +112, Under -130

First to 2 runs (tie: No team to reach 2): Nationals -104, Astros -120, Tie +2800
First to 3 runs (tie: No team to reach 3): Nationals +123, Astros -108, Tie +700
First to 4 runs (tie: No team to reach 4): Nationals +170, Astros +120, Tie +280
First to 5 runs (tie: No team to reach 5): Nationals +250, Astros +175, Tie +128

Total Runs: Odd -167, Even +140

Team with highest scoring inning: National +170, Astros +105, Tie +325


Money Line first 3 innings: Nationals +117, Astros -143
Money Line first 5 innings: Nationals +123, Astros -152

Lead after 3 innings: Nationals +188, Astros +123, Tie +245
Lead after 5 innings: Nationals +160, Astros -107, Tie +440