MLB Odds, Picks & Predictions: Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays Game 6 (Friday, Oct. 16th) – The Action Network

Astros vs. Rays Game 6

Astros Odds +115 [BET NOW]
Rays Odds -135 [BET NOW]
Over/Under 8 (-105/-115) [BET NOW]
First Pitch 6:07 p.m. ET

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After a Carlos Correa walk-off home run in Game 5, the Astros have made this ALCS a series.

Houston finally was able to break through offensively and do just enough to beat the Rays 4-3 in both Games 4 and 5. Now they’ll turn to Game 1 stater Framber Valdez to try and extend the series to a seventh.

The Rays will also be going with their Game 1 starter in Blake Snell. Snell out-dueled Valdez in Game 1 by a 2-1 score, so it’ll be interesting to see if the Astros can put up a better performance offensively in Game 6.

Advanced Stats Glossary

FIP or Fielding Independent Pitching measures what a pitcher’s ERA would look like if the pitcher experienced league-average defense and luck. xFIP  is a regressed version of FIP that adjusts or “normalizes’ the home run component based on park factors.

wRC+ or Weighted Runs Created Plus takes the statistic Runs Created and adjusts that number to account for critical external factors — like ballpark or era. It’s