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No delay expected for Astros-Braves World Series Game 3 despite early rain

Here’s a look at the forecast for Game 3 between the Astros and Braves.

2021 World Series Game 3: Houston Astros v. Atlanta Braves
A refection on the scoreboard is seen on a puddle on the roof of the dugout prior to Game 3 of the 2021 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park on Friday, October 29, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Update: Even with rain in the forecast, the game is starting on time as expected.

There is no delay expected for Game 3 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves, but there was early rain in the Atlanta area which has impacted playing conditions at the moment. The infield was covered with tarp in time and there will be some maintenance underway ahead of the contest.

It’s expected to be a chilly evening in Atlanta, with temperatures hovering between the low-50s and high-40s. That will be a challenge for both sides, although the Braves have likely dealt with these conditions more frequently than the Astros as members of the NL East.

There is some scattered rain in the evening forecast for the Atlanta area, although it is unlikely to result in delays. The Astros and Braves are tied at 1-1 heading into Game 3. Houston is favored on the run line but is a +100 underdog on the moneyline according to DraftKings Sportsbook.