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    The Houston Astros are at home for Game 2 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday 8:03 PM ET at Minute Maid Park. The Phillies have a 1-0 series lead. Framber Valdez starts for Houston while Philadelphia will counter with Zack Wheeler.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Phillies

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 29, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:03 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Astros vs Phillies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -141 7

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros are fourth-best in MLB play with 214 total home runs.
    • The Astros’ .247 batting average ranks 13th in the majors.
    • The Astros’ .319 on-base percentage ranks seventh-best in the league.
    • The Astros strike out 7.3 times per game to rank second in baseball.
    • The Astros average 1.4 homers per game when playing at home this season (116 total in home contests).
    • The Astros are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .448 at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .256.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Yordan Alvarez leads Houston with 144 hits and an OBP of .406 this season.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, Alvarez is seventh in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks second, and he is second in slugging.
    • Alex Bregman is batting .259 with 38 doubles, 23 home runs and 87 walks.
    • Among qualified batters, Bregman’s batting average places him 63rd, his on-base percentage 18th, and his slugging percentage 43rd.
    • Bregman brings a four-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .316 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Jose Altuve leads Houston in slugging percentage (.531) powered by 67 extra-base hits.
    • Altuve takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .190 with a double and two walks.
    • Kyle Tucker is batting .257 with a .330 OBP and 107 RBI for Houston this season.
    • Tucker brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .278 with two home runs, three walks and four RBI.

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies’ 205 home runs rank sixth in Major League Baseball.
    • The Phillies have a team batting average of .252 this season, which ranks ninth among MLB teams.
    • The Phillies have an on-base percentage of .316 this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • The Phillies rank 13th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.4 whiffs per contest.
    • In 81 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 98 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • In 81 road games this season, they’re slugging .403 with 233 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.5 base hits per game and batting .246 on the road this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber has racked up 126 hits, a team-best for the Phillies.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Schwarber is 123rd in batting average, 71st in on-base percentage and 15th in slugging percentage.
    • J.T. Realmuto leads his team with a .340 OBP.
    • Realmuto is currently 34th in batting average, 45th in on-base percentage and 25th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Rhys Hoskins has 33 doubles, two triples, 30 home runs and 72 walks while batting .246.
    • Alec Bohm’s .398 slugging percentage paces his team.

    Astros vs. Phillies Probable Pitchers

    Valdez Wheeler
    31 GS 26
    17-6 W-L 12-7
    2.77 ERA 2.82
    201.1 IP 153.0
    67 BB 34
    194 SO 163
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