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Rain forecast for Game 3 of the World Series


The Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies are set to face off tonight in Game 3 of the World Events. The first pitch is still scheduled for 7:03 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, but the tarp was deployed hours before game time and weather may continue to play a role as rain is expected to fall in the City of Love. fraternal Monday. night. Chron’s Josh Criswell and Michael Shapiro will provide live updates throughout the World Series between the Astros and Phillies.

Three things to know before Game 3

A crucial third game is brewing after the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies shared the first two games of the World Series at Minute Maid Park. Whether it’s the recent momentum, the battle of the relievers or Philadelphia’s home field advantage, several factors could play into the outcome. Learn more >>

HOUSTON, TEXAS – OCTOBER 29: Ryan Pressly #55 of the Houston Astros celebrates a win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 2 of the 2022 World Series at Minute Maid Park on October 29, 2022 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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World Series Game 3 Weather Update | 5pm CT

The game status 3 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies is up in the air due to inclement weather forecast for the Philadelphia area. Nothing of substance came of a meeting at 4 p.m. CT, with the two teams scheduled to meet again at 5:45 p.m. CT. Learn more >>

Starting lineups

Below are the starting lineups for Game 3 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies.

Houston Astros lineup:

Jose Altuve2B
Jeremy PenaSS
Yordan AlvarezLF
Alex Bregman3B
Kyle TuckerRF
Yuli Gurriel1B
David Hensley, DH
Chas McCormick, FC
Martin Maldonado, C.

Lance McCullers Jr.PS

Philadelphia Phillies roster:

Kyle Schwarber, LF
Rhys Hoskins, 1B
JT Realmuto, C
Bryce Harper, DH
Nick Castellanos, RF
Alec Bohm, 3B
Bryson Stott, SS
Jean Segura, 2B
Brandon Marsh, CF

Noah Syndergaard, PS

How to watch

Every World Series game will air on FOX, with pre-game coverage for Game 3 starting at 6 p.m. CT. Games can also be streamed live on FOX Sports Go.

Betting odds

The Astros enter today’s game as slight betting favorites. On DraftKings they are listed at -135 (i.e. a $135 bet would win $100) on the money line and +125 on the -1.5 line (Houston will win by at least two points). Philadelphia is at +115 on the money line and -145 on the +1.5 run line.

Houston entered the Fall Classic as the favorite to win the World Series at -190, and is now listed at -170 after splitting the first two games at Minute Maid Park. The Phillies’ series odds have gone from +165 to +145.

pitch match

The Astros will send Lance McCullers Jr. to the mound in his first World Series appearance since 2017, when he opened the deciding Game 7 against the Los Angeles Dodgers with three strikeouts in 2 1/3 scoreless innings. McCullers has a 2.45 ERA in two playoff starts this year after going 4-2 with a 2.27 ERA in eight regular season appearances.

Noah Syndergaard is expected to start for Philadelphia, as he looks to build on the 1.69 ERA he posted in 5 1/3 innings across the NLDS and NLCS. The former All-Star went 5-2 with a 4.12 ERA in 10 appearances after being acquired from the Los Angeles Angels at this year’s trade deadline.