The Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros face off in Game 2 of the 2022 World Series on Saturday night at 8:03 p.m. ET from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The Astros blew Game 1 of the series on Friday night, going up 5-0 and losing 6-5 in extra innings on a JT Realmuto solo home run. The roof was closed in Game 1 and you’ve got to think if that helped Realmuto’s ball get out to win it. There was some controversy in the ALCS over the open/closed roof. Anyway, will it be open for Game 2? Let’s take a look.
The roof was closed for Game 1 on Friday night and is expected to remain closed for Game 2 on Saturday. Kyle Tucker mashed two home runs in his first two ABs of the series. Justin Verlander was shelled for the first time since Game 1 of the ALDS vs. the Mariners. We’ll see if Framber Valdez can have better luck in Game 2 vs. the Phils against Zack Wheeler.
The Astros are favored -145 on the moneyline on DraftKings Sportsbook, though the line is moving toward the Phillies this AM. Philadelphia is now +125 with Wheeler on the bump.