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American League Championship Series - Red Sox vs. Astros odds, lines: Proven model reveals picks for Saturday's Game 2

SportsLine's Projection Model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, has generated picks for Saturday's Game 2 matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros
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The Houston Astros look to take a 2-0 lead when they face the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of their American League Championship Series on Saturday in Houston. First pitch from Minute Maid Park is set for 4:20 p.m. ET.  Houston is the -115 favorite (risk $115 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Red sox vs. Astros odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total runs scored is 8.5.

Before making any Red Sox vs. Astros picks, you NEED to see the latest MLB predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

This model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, enters the second week of the 2021 MLB playoffs with a 207-175 record on top-rated MLB money-line picks, returning well over $700. It also had a banner 2019 season, the league's last full schedule, returning more than $1,400 on its top-rated money-line and run-line picks. Anyone following it has seen some HUGE returns!

The model knows the Astros' Jose Altuve continues his torrid postseason, going 1-for-3 with a homer, three RBIs, one walk and two runs scored in the Game 1 victory over the Red Sox. Altuve hit .313 in the ALDS, including a 3-for-5 performance with a double, home run and three RBIs in the Game 4 clincher over Chicago on Tuesday. He had a .625 slugging percentage against the White Sox. In 48 career regular-season games against the Red Sox, Altuve is batting .327 with 12 doubles, eight homers and 23 RBIs.

The model also knows the Red Sox have a lot of pop in their lineup as well. Powering Boston's offense in the Game 1 loss to Houston was center fielder Kike Hernandez, who was 4-for-5 with two home runs. Hernandez has been on fire in the postseason, going 14-for-28 (.500) with four doubles, four homers and eight RBIs. In the 14-6 ALDS Game 2 win over Tampa Bay, he was 5-for-6 with three doubles, one home run, three RBIs and three runs scored.

Now, it has set its sights on Red Sox vs. Astros. We can tell you it's leaning over on the total, and it also says one side of the money line has all the value! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any MLB picks of your own.

So who wins Red Sox vs. Astros in Game 2 of their American League Championship Series on Saturday? And which side of the money line has ALL the value? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Red Sox vs. Astros money line you should be all over on Saturday, all from the model that is crushing its MLB picks in 2021!

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