Zylbert: What Can We Expect From Charlie Morton’s First Start of the Postseason?

Oct 17, 2018 06:30 PM EDT

Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Houston Astros starting pitcher Charlie Morton (50).

Betting odds: Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros

  • Over/Under: 8.5
  • First Pitch: 8:39 p.m. ET
  • Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello (17-7, 4.28 ERA) vs. Charlie Morton (15-3, 3.13 ERA)
  • Channel: TBS

Zylbert’s 2018 MLB Over/Under Betting Record

  • Regular Season: 102-73-4, +21.45 units
  • Postseason: 5-7-1, -3.3 units
  • Yesterday’s Result: Brewers-Dodgers Under 7.5, Gonzalez vs. Hill (WIN)

*Each bet graded as if it were to win 1 unit

Morton has the talent to start Game 1 of a series for a lot of teams. Yet, we are in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series, and Morton will be making his first appearance since the last day of the regular season.

Will the long layoff hinder the Houston right-hander?

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