The Astros looked like the more complete team going into the ALCS and should prevail again in Game 5, with one of baseball's best starters, Justin Verlander, on the hill.
Pitching has had the upper hand in the first three games of the ALCS, and Under bettors have cashed each time. Expect the trend to continue Thursday night.
Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg have performed remarkably for their respective clubs this postseason, pitching to a 1.01 ERA and 7.22 strikeout-walk ratio in a combined 44 2/3 innings. But how do they stack up against some of the great playoff pitchers of all time? BetAmerica decided to do a little off-day digging to find out.
With a commanding 3-0 lead in the National League Championship Series, the Nationals are on the verge of their first World Series appearance. Starter Patrick Corbin will try to seal the deal against Dakota Hudson and the Cardinals at Nationals Stadium on Tuesday night.
Gerrit Cole has been nearly untouchable for the Astros for most of the season, and he'll take the hill in the Bronx on Tuesday afternoon against Luis Severino and the Yankees in a pivotal Game 3 of the ALCS.
After they seized the first two games of this series on the road, the Washington Nationals will attempt to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the National League Championship Series over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
Which team will face the Yankees in the ALCS? We'll find out Thursday, in a winner-take-all ALDS Game 5 between the Astros and Rays.
Two decisive Game 5s await in the two National League Division Series, as the Braves host the Cardinals and the Nationals travel to the West Coast to face the Dodgers.
Whoever said that records were meant to be broken hasn't been paying very close attention to postseason baseball. From Derek Jeter's record for games played to Deacon Phillippe's improbable string of complete games, many of the game's most hallowed marks haven't been touched for 10 to 115 years. We dusted off the history books and have identified Major League Baseball's five most unbreakable playoff records.
The Astros will send out ace Justin Verlander on short rest for Game 4 of the ALDS. Can Houston close out the Rays and move on to the ALCS?