FiveThirtyEight's MLB forecast uses a pitcher-adjusted Elo model to project the winner of every game and the chances that each team will win the World Series. Updated Oct. 23, 2021, at 11:48 PM...
9. The World Series will have a rare result. And so the 2021 season will bring us a repeat of the Fall Classic in 1992 -- the year a team from north of the border won it all for the first time and the World Series MVP honor went to (appropriately enough) a guy named Borders (as in Pat).
Tampa Bay will eliminate New York and draw the White Sox in the Championship Series (Houston’s pitching won’t hold up against Luis Robert and Co.) and with strong showings from Nelson Cruz and Wander Franco, the Rays will advance to the World Series for the second time in many years.
The 2021 Fall Classic starts Tuesday at Minute Maid Park in Houston. To reach the World Series, the American League West champion Astros (95-67) defeated the White Sox and Red Sox, while the National League East champion Braves (88-73) beat the Brewers and Dodgers. MLB.com polled its reporters and analysts for their World Series predictions:
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For the second time this postseason, the Dodgers have lost home-field advantage in Game 1. Wednesday, October 27: The Yankees take a 3-0 lead on Walker Buehler, and Dustin May comes in to clean up the mess. He settles matters down, and the Dodgers slowly crawl their way back and tie up the game.