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Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies Preview & Picks – Astros To Take MLB World Series Lead

03 Nov 2022
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Leigh Copson 03 Nov 2022
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  • Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies picks for Thursday, November 3
  • World Series Game 5 gets underway at 20:03 ET at Citizens Bank Park
  • Preview, stats & head-to-head
Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies MLB World Series Preview & Picks
    Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies Preview & Picks
  • Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies Preview & Picks
  • Head To Head
  • Houston Astros Form
  • Philadelphia Phillies Form
  • Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies FAQs

Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies Preview & Picks

Houston are tipped to take the series lead with a road win.

Despite being 1-1 in Philadelphia so far, they have now shut out the Phillies in 13 straight innings.

  • Houston Astros are 11-2 in their last 13 games
  • Houston Astros are 4-1 on the road in the playoffs
  • Houston Astros are 5-1-0 ATS in their last 6 wins
  • The Under has hit in 4 of the last 7 meetings (1 push)
  • The Under has cashed in 7 of Houston’s last 10 games (1 push)

Head To Head

  • The World Series is tied at 2-2
  • Houston Astros lead the season series 4-3
  • Houston Astros won 5-0 when the teams met in Game 4

Houston Astros Form

Houston are looking to take a series lead and give themselves a shot at clinching at home in Game 6.

The Astros swept Seattle and the New York Yankees on their way to the World Series, but Philadelphia have proven to be much more stubborn opposition.

They lost for the first time in the playoffs in Game 1, suffering a 6-5 defeat at home.

Houston rebounded immediately to win 5-2 in Game 2, but then fell behind again as they were blown out 7-0 on the road in Game 3.

The Astros again hit back at the first attempt though, downing the Phillies 5-0 to take Game 4 last night.

Philadelphia Phillies Form

Philadelphia are aiming to regain the series lead before heading back to Houston for the final two games.

The Phillies have already produced two postseason upsets by dumping out Atlanta and San Diego.

So far they have threatened to top that by twice taking a series lead in this World Series showdown with Houston.

The upset the Astros on the road to win 6-5 in Game 1, but returned home on level terms after a 5-2 defeat in Game 2.

Philadelphia regained the series lead with a 7-0 victory in Game 3, but again they failed to build on a win as they were beaten 5-0 last night.

Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies FAQs

Where can I watch the Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies live stream?

You can watch the Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies live stream by using ExpressVPN.

What is the Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies start time?

The Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies game is set to start at 20:03 ET.

Verdict

Momentum may have just swung Houston’s way and they are backed to take a series lead for the first time.

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