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Astros @ Braves prediction: who is favoured to win Game 4?

After taking a 2-1 lead at Truist Park on Friday, the Atlanta Braves host the Houston Astros again in Game 4 of the 2021 MLB World Series on Saturday.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 29: Will Smith #51 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates with Dansby Swanson #7 after closing out the 2-0 win against the Houston Astros in Game Three of the World Series at Truist Park on October 29, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.   Elsa

The Atlanta Braves edged ahead in the 2021 MLB World Series on Friday night, earning a 2-0 win over the Houston Astros at Truist Park to take a 2-1 series lead.

Follow live the action between Astros & Braves in the World Series

Now, in what is Atlanta’s first World Series appearance since 1999, the Braves have home advantage again on Saturday evening, as the best-of-seven series heads into Game 4.

Braves tipped to win out in Game 4 too

Overall, it’s an extremely closely-matched series which, it is widely felt, may well go the distance. However, having moved ahead on Friday, the Braves appear to be slightly favoured to win again in Game 4 and take a commanding 3-1 lead.

At the time of writing, for example, Moneyline had the Braves at -118 favourites to follow up their Game 3 triumph with another victory.

That would leave the Astros, who lost out to the Washington Nationals in 2019, with work to do to avoid a second World Series defeat in three years.

Atlanta Braves catcher Travis d'Arnaud hits a home run during the eighth inning of Game 3 on Friday night.
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Atlanta Braves catcher Travis d'Arnaud hits a home run during the eighth inning of Game 3 on Friday night.Brett DavisUSA TODAY Sports

See also: Check out AS writer Jeffrey May’s analysis on who is expected to win the 2021 World Series

2021 World Series Game 4: time and how to watch

The World Series Game 4 clash between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros will take place at Truist Park, Atlanta, at 8:09pm ET on Saturday 30 October 2021.

TV: Fox

You’ll also be able to follow coverage of Game 4 courtesy of AS USA's live-text commentary of the matchup.

See also: Find out more about how you can watch the Astros @ the Braves

2021 World Series: remaining schedule

Game 5, Sunday 31 October, 8:15pm ET: Astros @ Braves

Game 6*, Tuesday 2 November, 8:09 ET: Braves @ Astros

Game 7*, Wednesday 3 November, 8:08 ET: Braves @ Astros

*If needed


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