MLB Best Bets: ALCS Game 6
Adam Ronis takes a look at the matchups and all facets of the game to bring you his top bets for today's ALCS Game 6 between the Rays and Astros
The Astros have won two consecutive games after losing the first three games of the series and look to force a Game 7.
The Rays haven't hit much in the postseason and struck out an average of 10.1 times per game in the regular season.
Framber Valdez goes for the Astros and has pitched 18 innings in the postseason and struck out 17. He had a 9.68 K/9 in 70.2 innings in the regular season. In Game 1 against the Rays, Valdez went seven innings and allowed four hits, two runs, four walks, and struck out eight. He has struck out at least seven in four of his last six starts. Valdez averaged 6.4 innings in the regular season and tends to stay in the game longer than most starting pitchers. The Rays have struck out 126 times in 386 postseason at-bats.
PICK: Framber Valdez Over 5.5 strikeouts (-125)