Astros vs. Nationals Sharp Report: Pro Bettors Expecting an Astros Bounceback in Game 3?
Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Houston Astros relief pitcher Ryan Pressly (55) walks from the mound after being relieved by as manager AJ Hinch (14).
- The Astros will try to avoid going down 3-0 to the Nationals in tonight's World Series Game 3 (8:07 p.m. ET, FOX).
- The Action Network's tools reveal whether pros are expecting a Houston bounceback, or another Nats victory tonight.
The Washington Nationals shocked the Astros, taking World Series Games 1 and 2 in Houston, which included wins against Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander.
The series now switches back Washington D.C., with the Nats listed as commanding -270 World Series favorites at PointsBet.
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Despite the 2-0 series lead and home-field advantage, Washington is an underdog in tonight’s Game 3, and bettors are split exactly 50/50 on which team which will ultimately cash their moneyline tickets.
Sharps, on the other hand, have made their opinions clear, providing insight into whether the world’s most influential bettors expect the Nationals to push the Astros to the brink of elimination, or whether Houston will bounce back tonight.
Astros vs. Nationals Game 3 Sharp Report
The Astros opened as -125 favorites for Game 3, and wiseguys have been all over Houston.
While tickets are split, 69% of moneyline dollars have hit the road favorites, identifying exactly where the big bets are landing.
Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, which track and report professional betting action in real-time, have triggered two Steam Moves on the Astros as well, clarifying that the large wagers are coming from respected bettors.
With sharp, one-sided action expecting Zack Greinke to carry his team to victory tonight, oddsmakers have adjusted this number up to -145 at the time of writing.
Sharp angle: Astros (moved from -125 to -145) [In New Jersey? Bet now at PointsBet]